Boards Header 1600x1200

Ambassadors Board

The Ambassadors Board of Uniting Voices Chicago is a group of Chicago’s next generation of philanthropic leaders who collaborate on a range of events and initiatives to develop their skills as advocates for cultural diversity, while raising significant funds in support of our mission to inspire and change lives through music.

Interested in joining the Ambassadors Board? Contact Charlie Stock, Philanthropy Director, at


Katie Ashcroft
US Product Recall Team Lead, McLarens

Lauren Abney
Vice Chair
Client Partner, Google

Guy Rozentsveig
Vice Chair
Vice President, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Morrie Bossen
Co-Chair, Membership Committee
Executive Director, Investment Specialist, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Sarah Fader
Co-Chair, Membership Committee
Director of Operations, Lulafit

Adam Adelstein
Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee
Associate, Accordion

Lauren Carey
Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee
Director of Sales, Kehoe Designs

Conley Pollard
Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee
Marketing Consultant, Plante Moran Wealth Management

Karena Brown
Co-Chair, Community Engagement Committee
Registered Nurse Manager, Northwestern Medicine</p

John Whiting
Co-Chair, Community Engagement Committee
MBA Candidate, Kellogg School of Management

Circle 1000x1000 17
Circle 1000x1000 9

At Large

Bailey Appleton
Director, Brand Partnerships, Doing Things Media

Mallary Barr
Vice President Brand Partnerships, Jellysmack

Michael Boyas
Consultant, Boston Consulting Group

Erin Broderick
Partner, Honigman LLP

Allison Burman
Director Client Strategy, Twitch

Landon Campbell
Chicago General Manager, Drive Capital

Cindy Chang
Marketing, Giovanni Rana

Adam Damerow
Partner, Katten

Kayla DeSouza
Account Executive for Nonprofits, Salesforce

Madeline Dowling
Senior Music Producer, Doner Advertising

Victor Draine
Enterprise Architect, Options Clearing Corporation

Jihan Dubose
Associate, Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudlof

Scott Fetters
Director, 2112

Chris Gerben
Director, Brand, Content and Communications, Thoropass

Dana Kuehn
Assistant Director, Leadership Annual Giving, University of Chicago

Lisa Laws
Chief Operating Officer, 1871

Jennifer McConnell
Senior Vice President, AlixPartners

Shannon McGhee
Director of Community Impact and Engagement, mHUB

Raymond Melencio
Real Estate Broker/Realtor

Yannek Nikodimos
SVP Investments, YTN Capital Group

Shelby Parnes
Shareholder, Vedder Price P.C.

Mike Pope
Principal Consultant, Pope Coaching & Consulting; Executive Director & Founder, Forte Community Music Project

Sydney Price
Senior Manager, Sales Development, Newsela

Jackie Pruitt
Attorney, Sidley Austin LLP

Deena Sadek
Program Developer, GEC Public Health

Neil Shah
Managing Director, Private Investments & Real Assets, Northwestern University

Elizabeth Smith
Search Coordinator, Raines International, Inc.

Mykel Vandenberg Nicholson
Sales Operations & Executive Assistant, Homeward

Tyler Vandenberg
Vice President of Employer Solutions, Transcarent

Hana Visnawathan
Vice President, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Pat Waite
Director, Accordion

Mike Walker
Senior Entitlements Manager, Amazon

Zach West
Account Executive, View Chicago