Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Chapter Committees.

The Private Directors Association welcomes Committee Chairs and Members to volunteer their time to support the efforts of our organization and each of our Chapters.

Our local Chapter Committees meet on a regular base to ensure the success of each Chapter. To better understand each of the Committees within the Chicago Chapter, please read the Committee definitions here.  

If you are interested in serving on a Committee for the Chicago Chapter, please contact the Chair of that Committee directly using the list below.

Chicago Committee Leadership

Co-Chairperson Golf Mark Kilgore Sterling Kilgore
Co-Chairperson Golf Bruce Goldstein Amherst Partners
Co-Chairperson Membership Daniel McHugh The PNC Financial Services Group
Co-Chairperson Membership Rebecca Wing Rebecca Wing
Co-Chairperson Engagement Newell Bentley Morgan Stanley
Co-Chairperson Engagement Richard Landman Diamond Management Group, Ltd.
Co-Chairperson Nominating Matt Hartzman RedMane Technology LLC
Co-Chairperson Nominating  Maryann Waryjas  
Chairperson Program Lee Eisenstaedt Leading With Courage Network
Chairperson Social Events Amy Dordek Dolinsky Lucas James Talent Partners
Co-Chairperson Sponsorship John Anderson Meridian Compensation Partners
Co-Chairperson Sponsorship Silvia Prickel United Airlines
Vice-Chair Sponsorship Nicki Norris  


Chicago Pillar Leadership

Chairperson Early Stage Alan Mindlin  
Chairperson ESOP Steve Ryan Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.
Co-Chairperson Middle Market Jerry Rixie Bank of America - Private Bank
Co-Chairperson Middle Market John Trakselis Chicago CEO Coaching
Chairperson Private Equity & Family Office Art Mertes Tucker Ellis LLP