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Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council was established to support the College of Communication. Members of the Council work with our college to understand the fields of communication and media, the future and potential of these fields. Through this collaboration, the council will increase the college’s visibility and outreach to the corporate community.

2017-2018 Council Members

  • Teri Arvesu

    • Univision Chicago
      Vice President/Director of Content 
  • Karen Bartuch
    (CMN '10)

    • PwC
      Director, Corporate Intelligence
  • Paul Booth

    • College of Communication
      Associate Professor, Media and Cinema Studies
  • Joseph C. Cappo
    (LAS ‘57)

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

    • College of Communication
      PRAD Graduate Program Director
  • Lourdes Duarte (CMN ‘99)

    • WGN Television
      Anchor/Investigative Reporter
  • Susan Fleming
    (CMN MA '13)

    • OptumRx|UnitedHealth Group
      Senior Vice President, Marketing
  • Salma Ghanem

    • College of Communication
    • Dean
  • John Gehron

    • AccuRadio
      Chairman and COO
  • Vicky Gordon

    • The Gordon Group
      CEO
  • Barb Healy
    (CMN '07)

    • Healy & O’Loughlin Collaborations, LLC
      Founding Manager and Media Strategist/Consultant
  • Tony Hunter
    (MBA '95)

    • TWH, Inc.
      President and Media Executive/Consultant
  • Walter Jacobson

    • WGN Radio
      Commentator
  • Graciela Kenig

    Graciela Kenig

    • College of Communication
      Internship Program Director
  • David L. Kohn
    (CMN ’82)

    • Union League Club of Chicago
      Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Bob Kornecki

    Bob Kornecki

    • Midtown Educational Foundation
      Champion for Chicago's Inner-City Kids
  • Avis LaVelle

    • A. LaVelle Consulting LLC
      Partner
  • Jim Litke

    • The Associated Press
      National Sports Columnist
  • Fawn Lopez

    • Modern Healthcare
      Vice President & Publisher
  • Resse Marcusson

    Reese Marcusson
    (BUS '80)

    • WTTW 11 & WFMT-FM
      Chief Operating Officer
  • Rich Masterson

    • Publishing-Communications Executive
  • Joyce McCullough
    (SNL ’05)

    • Miller Group Media
      President
    • Felicia Middlebrooks Hill

      • WBBM Newsradio 780
        News Anchor
    • Bernadette Patton

      • Shields Meneley Partners
        Principal
    • Matthew Ragas

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

      Shena Ramsay

      • College of Communication
        Assistant Dean
    • Lisa Riley

      Lisa Riley

      • College of Communication
        Director of Development
    • George San Jose

      • San Jose Group
        President and COO
    • Steve Schildwachter

      • BrightStar Care
        Chief Marketing Officer
    • Steve Schildwachter

      Suzanne M. Sinclair

      • State Auto Financial Corporation
        Chief People Officer
    • Arbin Smith
      (CMN MA '00)

      • The Hackett Group
        Vantage HCM Advisory Practice Leader
    • Arbin Smith

      Marty Wilke
      (CMN '86)

      • CBS 2 Broadcast Center
        President and GM, CBS 2 Chicago/WBBM-TV

    In Memoriam

    • Al Golin

      • Chairman, GolinHarris
    • Albert J. Nader
      ('54)

      • President, Questar, Inc.