Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors provides perspectives to the leadership of The Morton Arboretum on strategic matters related to our mission and work. The Advisors, as civic and corporate leaders, also serve as ambassadors and advocates for the Arboretum in the community.

Jim Parsons, Chair
President, The Brinson Foundation

Mark Adams
Managing Director, Devbridge Group

George Berry IV
President, TC Industries

Sue Buchanan
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Carcus Group Inc.

Michael Bushman
Retired Vice President, Global Policy and Communications, Nalco

Fernando S. Ereneta 
CEO, Legacy Wealth Advisors 

Tom Gleitsman
Principal, Exron Capital, Inc.

Ted Haffner

Tim Hermann
President, Storage & Fuels, Southern Company Gas

Christian Herrmann
Chief Executive Officer, Morton Salt, Inc.

Martha Hinchman
Retired Senior Vice President, The Northern Trust Co.

Scott Jamieson
Vice President and Midwest Division Manager, Bartlett Tree Experts

Andrew Johnson
Executive Vice President, Principal, Captive Resources, LLC

Mitchell Jones 
Manager,  Tariffs and Regulatory, US Pipelines & Logistics, BP

Connie Keller
Civic Leader

Kenneth Koranda*
Retired President,  Mid America Bank

Karen Kurek
Partner, RSM US, LLP

Richard Pehlke
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Heidrick & Struggles

Bob Reiland
Retired VP & General Counsel, SAC Wireless, LLC, A Nokia Company

James B. Smith
Director, MLWM Market Executive, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America Corporation

Steve Solomon
President, Exelon Foundation, Director of Corporate Relations, Exelon Corporation

Michael L. Vaccarella
Managing Director, Private Equity & Transaction Advisory Services, Wipfli LLP

Nancy Hamill Winter
Civic Leader

Kathleen Yosko
Former President and CEO, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

*Also serves on Board of Trustees