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Save the Date for the DLC 2013 Philanthropy Forecast November 6th!

DLC 2013 Forecast: The Next Generation of Philanthropy
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Speakers:         Liz Lefkofsky and Chuck Lewis
Moderator:     Tom Wick
Location:         John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive

More details coming soon!

DLC Forecast

Please watch for more information about this fall’s upcoming 2013 Philanthropy Forecast, a breakfast event where we will explore the topic of Cultivating the Next Generation of Philanthropy.  The discussion will pair one or more next generation philanthropist from the Chicago area with one or more seasoned philanthropists for a discussion on the changing culture of philanthropy in Chicago and the best way to mentor and develop the next generation of philanthropists.  More info about past Forecast’s is here. 

Announcing 2013-2014 Management and Annual Fellows

The DLC is delighted to announce participants in the 2013-2014 Annual and Management Fellows programs. Participants in each group are as follows:

Annual Fellows: Mark Carbonara, Kathryn Duval, Elizabeth Gordon, Alex Kapordelis, Stephanie Lazarus, Alex Myakova, Rory Pavach, Kate Solis, Katie Stango, Tracy Ten Eyck, Maura Cook, Megan Ratchford, Kendria Perry-Madden, Leslie Rhoton, Vatonna Dunn, Robert Turpin

Management Fellows: JC Aevaliotis, Lauren Dillon, Alex Kwak, Carie Lovstad, Shana Melanson, Mitchell Neubert, Emad Rahim, Ryan Sedgwick, Steve Solomon, Danielle Ward

Management Fellows Class of 2013

MF 2013Congratulations to the 2013 Management Fellows who celebrated successful completion of their program this past spring! The Fellows were joined by a community of alumni and program guest speakers to hail their accomplishments. The 2013 class includes Rudy Ash, Jennifer Beightley, Kristy Conway, Cayce Dumont, Stephanie Thies Geier, Sarah Klein, Courtney Kohout, Stephanie Oberhausen, Jamie Revord and Terri Scales.

Congrats to the 2013 Annual Fellows!

2This year’s Annual Fellows class recently joined the ranks of the Development Leadership Consortium community of alumni. The class of 2013 gathered at the home of Annual Fellows Facilitator Nora Kyger, Senior Vice President at Ter Molen, Watkins & Brandt LLC. The 2013 class includes Kelly Albrecht, Sean Allen, Margot Buermann, Annie Carter, Ellen Clarke, Sasha Doyle-Weiss, Lisa Dutton, Mary Hayes, Lauren Kreibich, Samantha Kyrkostas, Andrea Minor, Nikki Morton, Mary Penn, Marie Roth, Joe Villinski, Erica Weiss, and Monica Wojtyna. Congratulations Annual Fellows!

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Management Fellows Open House May 14th

Are you ready to take the next step in your development career? The Management Fellows program prepares emerging development leaders with industry knowledge and confidence to take their career to the next level. Please join us for an Open House to learn more about the 2013-14 Management Fellows program.

Tuesday, May 14th
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
420 E. Superior St., Rubloff Building
9th floor, Lake Shore Conference Room.

Brief presentation will begin promptly at 6:15 p.m.

The Open House is an opportunity for you to meet past Management Fellows  participants, network with board members, and talk about the program with facilitator Tom Wick, Chief Advancement Officer, Urban Education Institute, University of Chicago.

Please R.S.V.P. by May 10 to Kristin Pollock at

Read more about the Program and submit your application today!



Join the DLC for post-work drinks and casual networking on Thursday, April 4th at 6pm. Alumni and friends of the DLC alike are invited to come to Timothy O’Tooles at 622 N. Fairbanks, where the DLC will have a private room reserved. Connect with fellow alumni and former colleagues while making new connections. See you there!  

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