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About Lumity


Our board of directors provides strategic guidance and oversight to Lumity. Comprised of experienced and thoughtful STEM leaders from Chicagoland employers, our board is deeply committed to our mission of preparing every youth for a career in STEM.

The associate board represents up-and-coming STEM leaders who contribute to Lumity’s programming while preparing for their next leadership move.

Board Leadership

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Christopher Johnston

Lumity Chair | Managing Director, Accenture

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Katherine Kohatsu

Lumity Vice Chair | Partner, EY

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Jennifer Village

Lumity Secretary | Partner, PwC

Rodney Zech

Lumity Treasurer | Managing Partner, Clarity Partners

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Sreelatha Surendranathan

Lumity Outreach | SVP, Chief Digital Officer, UL


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Steve Betts

EVP & Head of Health Care Benefits Solutions, Fidelity Investments

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Mia Boom-Ibes

VP, Information Security Strategy, Innovation, and Analytics, Allstate

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Alok Dalal

Partner, McKinsey

Juatise Gathings, Discover

Juatise Gathings

Chatham Operational Officer, Discover

Greg Guidotti, Cheif Marketing Officer, Ferrara Candy Company

Greg Guidotti

Chief Marketing Officer, Ferrara Candy Company

Schereina Horton

Senior Workforce Development

Schereina Horton

Senior Workforce Development

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Roshni Joshi

Director of Customer Engineering, US Central, Google Cloud

Kapil-Kalohke, VP, Corporate Development & Strategy, ePost Global

Kapil Kalohke

VP, Corporate Development & Strategy, ePost Global

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Mark Kaufmann

Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Les McCollum II

Executive Director and CISO, University of Chicago Medicine

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Aparna Misra

VP – Head of Strategy, Planning, and Risk Management, Aon

Jerome Nolasco

Senior Director IT- Application and Development, USG Corp.

Jerome Nolasco

Senior Director IT- Application and Development, USG Corp.

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Jennifer Telek

Vice President Marketing, Hub Group

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Fred Thompson


Conor Waddell, CDW

Conor Waddell

Vice President and General Manager – Digital Infrastructure, CDW, Inc.

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In loving memory of Chetan Phadnis

VP, Product Development

Associate Board

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Maria Benitez


Alex Crick

Alex Crick

Clarity Partners

Michael Fay

Michael Fay


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Julie Fults


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Omar Harb


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Lexi Jung


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Ron McClain

Pariveda Solutions

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Fletcher McCombie

Forrest Advisors

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Josh Moore


Dan Segura


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Ken Sourounis


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Arnold Tate

Northwestern Hospital

Melissa Tate

Melissa Tate

LEED Green Assoc.


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