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Dean’s Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council supports the College of Communication by providing diverse perspectives across multiple industries. Council members help assess the future potential of communication-related fields and increase the college’s outreach to the corporate community.

Tracy Baim

Tracy Baim

  • Chicago Reader
  • Publisher
Karen Bartuch (CMN ’10)

Karen Bartuch (CMN ’10)

  • PwC
  • Director, Corporate Intelligence
Paul Booth

Paul Booth

  • College of Communication
  • Professor, Media & Cinema Studies
Joseph C. Cappo (LAS ’57)

Joseph C. Cappo (LAS ’57)

  • Crain’s Chicago Business
  • Publisher (Retired)
Ron Culp

Ron Culp

  • College of Communication
  • Professional in Residence, Public Relations Program
Michael Elias

Michael Elias

  • College of Communication
  • Director of Internships
Susan Fleming (CMN MA ’13)

Susan Fleming (CMN MA ’13)

  • OptumRx|UnitedHealth Group
  • Senior Vice President, Marketing
Tony Hunter (MBA ’95)

Tony Hunter (MBA ’95)

  • McClatchy
  • Chairman and CEO
Rick Jasculca

Rick Jasculca

  • Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications
  • Chairman
David L. Kohn (CMN ’82)

David L. Kohn (CMN ’82)

  • Union League Club of Chicago
  • Executive Director of Public Relations
Rana Komar

Rana Komar

  • NA Central Region, Weber Shandwick
  • President
Avis LaVelle

Avis LaVelle

  • A. LaVelle Consulting LLC
  • Partner
Jim Litke

Jim Litke

  • The Associated Press
  • National Sports Columnist
Fawn Lopez

Fawn Lopez

  • Modern Healthcare
  • Vice President & Publisher
Reese Marcusson (BUS ’80)

Reese Marcusson (BUS ’80)

  • Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep
  • Development Director
Rich Masterson

Rich Masterson

  • Publishing/Communications Executive
Caroline McAteer

Caroline McAteer

  • Office of Advancement | College of Communication
  • Director of Development
Joyce McCullough (SCPS ’05)

Joyce McCullough (SCPS ’05)

  • Miller Group Media
  • President
Felicia Middlebrooks Hill

Felicia Middlebrooks Hill

  • WBBM Newsradio 780
  • News Anchor
Alexandra Murphy

Alexandra Murphy

  • College of Communication
  • Acting Dean
Bernadette Patton

Bernadette Patton

  • Shields Meneley Partners
  • Principal
Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips

  • Chicago Tribune
  • Film Critic
Ann Pistone (CMN ’90)

Ann Pistone (CMN ’90)

  • ABC Channel 7
  • Investigative Producer
Ginger Porter

Ginger Porter

  • Golin Executive Board of Directors
  • President–Central
Matthew Ragas

Matthew Ragas

  • College of Communication
  • Associate Professor, Public Relations
Shena Ramsay

Shena Ramsay

  • College of Communication
  • Assistant Dean
George San Jose

George San Jose

  • San Jose Group
  • President and COO
Arbin Smith (CMN MA ’00)

Arbin Smith (CMN MA ’00)

  • The Hackett Group
  • Vantage HCM Advisory Practice Leader
Christina Steed

Christina Steed

  • Flowers Communications Group
  • Executive Vice President
Joseph Tateoka

Joseph Tateoka

  • Edelman
  • Vice President, Talent Director
Marty Wilke (CMN ’86)

Marty Wilke (CMN ’86)

  • CBS 2 Broadcast Center
  • Former President and GM, CBS 2 Chicago/WBBM-TV
Katie Wilkes (CMN ’11)

Katie Wilkes (CMN ’11)

  • American Red Cross Communications Delegate
  • & Co-founder, Freeheart Creative

In Memoriam

  • Al Golin

    Al Golin

    • Chairman, GolinHarris
  • Albert J. Nader

    Albert J. Nader
    (’54)

    • President, Questar, Inc.