Chicago Chapter Leadership

The Leaders of the Private Directors Association® Chicago Chapter include the President(s) and Executive Committee.  You will find a separate listing for the Committee Chairs and Members. PDA Members volunteer their time to support the organization in a variety of capacities. The President(s), Executive Committee, and Committees meet on a regular basis.  Please contact the Chicago Chapter President if you wish to serve.

Chicago Executive Committee

President Daniela O'Leary Gill Daniela O'Leary Consulting LLC
Vice President & Sponsorship John Anderson Meridian Compensation Partners
Sponsorship Silvia Prickel Retired United Airlines Executive
Early Stage & Emerging Companies Nancy Fallon-Houle Velocity Law LLC
Early Stage & Emerging Companies Gail Ludewig Totalworks
Nominating & Governance Elaine Vorberg McCarthy Duffy LLP
Programming  Dana Cooper-Hayes Cooper Hayes LLC
Programming Mary Collins  
Board Outreach & Development Jerry Rixie
Bank of America- Private Bank
Board Outreach & Development Mary Elworth  VPoint Group
Private Equity & Family Office Arthur Mertes Tucker Ellis LLP
Membership & Engagement Daniel McHugh PNC Financial Services Group
Membership & Engagement Newell Bentley Morgan Stanley
Membership & Engagement Rebecca Wing LW Lands Inc.