The Ambassadors Board of Chicago Children’s Choir is a group of Chicago’s brightest young professionals working to raise the philanthropic profile and significant funds in support of the Chicago Children’s Choir mission to inspire and change lives through music.

The Ambassadors Board allows members to develop their skills to be the next generation of Chicago philanthropists and serve as advocates for cultural diversity and musical excellence.

Those interested in joining the Ambassadors Board should contact Madelaine Bruck, Senior Development Manager, at



Erin Slitt - Chair

VP Legal, Segment General Counsel, Alight Solutions

Don McCord - Vice Chair

School Counselor, Highland Park High School

Lauren Vissat - Vice Chair

Senior Business Development Manager, agencyEA

Katie Ashcroft – Chair, Community Relations Committee

Executive General Adjuster, McLarens Young International

Allison Burman – Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee

Senior Account Executive, Kargo

Mike Pope – Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee

Associate Director, Leadership Annual Givings and Reunions, University of Chicago

At Large

Katie Ashcroft – Chair, Community Relations Committee

Executive General Adjuster, McLarens Young International

Erin Broderick

Partner, Honigman

Bryan Burg

Senior Associate, Korn Ferry

Megan Elberts

Principal, Gasperec Elberts Consulting LLC

Sarah Fader

Youth Program Director, Midtown Athletic Clubs

Scott Fetters

Director, 2112

Laura Garland

Director, Lincoln Park Preschool & Kindergarten

Tabitha Green

Director of Marketing and Digital Innovations, WGN Radio

Lizzie Guynn

Assistant VP, Equity Research, Power & Utilities, Mizuho Securities USA

Lisa Laws

First Deputy Commissioner, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, City of Chicago

Artis Lin

Senior Vice President, Golub Capital

Nada Litwin

Managing Partner, Litwin Law, LLC

Sean Mansfield

Director – Market Development, Enterprise Retail, Affirm, Inc.

Jennifer McConnell

Senior Vice President, AlixPartners

Shannon McGhee

Senior Marketing Manager, mHUB

Yannek Nikodimos

Shelby Parnes

Shareholder, Vedder Price P.C.

Dave Pequet

Managing Director, Madison Dearborn Partners

Elle Ramel

Director of Development, Farpoint Development

Ana Ramic

Fellow, Robert Bosch Foundation

Nicole Reifman

Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Guy Rozentsveig

Associate, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Neil Shah

Director, Private Investments & Real Assets, Northwestern University

Jack Siragusa

First Vice President, CBRE

Matt Unertl

Asset Manager, First Realty Company

Mykel Vandenberg

Development Manager, Guest Experience, JDRF Illinois Chapter

Phillip Vasquez

Founder, Academic Achievement Solutions

Josef Weber

Senior Financial Advisor, Schwartz LaPorta Group, Merrill Lynch