World Sport Chicago Board of Directors

The World Sport Chicago Board of Directors is comprised of a mix of individuals active in business, sport and civic leadership. Collectively, Board members volunteer their time in providing leadership and counsel on the strategic mission and programming activities for World Sport Chicago.

Name/Office Professional Affiliation
Patrick Ryan, Sr.
Chairman of the Board
Ryan Specialty Group
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
William Scherr
President of the Board
Olympian, Wrestling, ’88
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.
Director
Jamil Satchu
Treasurer of the Board
IRI Global Analytics and Consulting
Partner
Kevin Willer
Secretary of the Board
Chicago Ventures
Partner
Kam Buckner
Executive Director
World Sport Chicago
Bob Berland Olympian, Judo, ’84 & ’88
Berland Communication
President
Dave Bolger MB Financial Bank
Director
Craig Cassell Cushman & Wakefield
Leader, Education Practice Group
Jerry Colangelo USA Basketball
Chairman
Mike Conley, Sr. Olympian, Athletics ’84 & ’92
Sandy Dukat Paralympian, Skiing ’02 & ’06
Deb DeHaas Deloitte, LLP
Chief Inclusion Officer & National Manager Partner of the Center for Corporate Governance
Chip Hardt Hardt Enterprises, LLC
Owner
King Harris Harris Holdings
Chairman
Lori Healey Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
Chief Executive Officer
Gregory K. Jones Edgewater Funds
Partner
Michael Maali PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Partner
Linda Mastandrea Paralympian, Athletics ’92 & ’96
Attorney
Andy McKenna Schwarz Supply Source
Chairman
Mark Mitten MITTEN
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
John Murray Arena Partners LLC
President
Mike Murrey WME | IMG
Senior Vice President
Jim Phillips Northwestern University
Director of Athletics and Recreation
Julian Posada Wrapports LLC/SunTimes Media Group
Executive Vice President, Marketing and Strategy
John Rogers Ariel Investments
Founder, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer
Jack Rusher Olympian, Rowing ’88 & ’92
Corbett Ryan Children’s Memorial Hospital
Concierge
Jay Sharman TeamWorks Media
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Sandusky United States Olympic Committee
Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer
Jack Sandner CME Group, Inc.
Retired Chairman
Bill Vail CBRE
Senior Director
WSC