Announcing our Fall class of On BOARD Candidates!

The Arts & Business Council of Chicago's On BOARD Program promotes board service as an opportunity for leadership development and civic engagement. Program participants attend four half-day trainings and learn the fundamentals of board service including nonprofit phases of development, finances and tax issues, legal responsibilities, and fundraising. Participants also attend a networking event at the start of the program where they meet arts organizations and explore opportunities for board service.
 
Check out our Fall class of candidates below!

  Camille Hamlet-Amegah  Consultant

Camille Hamlet-Amegah
Consultant

  Melanie Hellenga  SVP, Group Management Director  FCB Chicago

Melanie Hellenga
SVP, Group Management Director
FCB Chicago

  Andrey Kolesnikov  Co-Founder / Project Manager  Steersman Company

Andrey Kolesnikov
Co-Founder / Project Manager
Steersman Company

  Karen Murray  Chief of Staff, Therapeutic Area Strategic Planning & Operations   AbbVie

Karen Murray
Chief of Staff, Therapeutic Area Strategic Planning & Operations
AbbVie

  Jennifer Neiman  Associate Director, Strategic New Product Planning  Astellas Pharma

Jennifer Neiman
Associate Director, Strategic New Product Planning
Astellas Pharma

  Kim Speckmann  SVP, Finance Director  FCB Chicago

Kim Speckmann
SVP, Finance Director
FCB Chicago

  Sue Suchy  Office Administrator  Jones Day

Sue Suchy
Office Administrator
Jones Day

  Ben Van Loon  Communications Manager  World Business Chicago

Ben Van Loon
Communications Manager
World Business Chicago

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Since 1999, The Arts & Business Council of Chicago has matched over 300 business professionals to nonprofit boards in the Chicago area. On BOARD graduates serve proudly on their boards, meaningfully contributing not just to the organization they serve, but to Chicago’s arts community at large.

The Arts & Business Council of Chicago is committed to helping strengthen non-profit arts organizations. We do this by building working relationships between arts organizations and highly-qualified business professionals, providing training in all aspects of management and board function, and conducting research in leading and emerging issues related to the world of arts nonprofits. To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit our website today.