Chicago Fed Advisory Council

Past Members of the Seventh District Advisory Council on Agriculture, Small Business and Labor

2020 – 2021

  • Stephanie Bloomingdale
    Entrepreneurship Subject Matter Expert
    Presidential Appointee
    Chicago, IL
  • Amanda Cage
    President and CEO
    National Fund for Workforce Solutions
    Washington, DC
  • Eric Engelmann
    Executive Director
    NewBoCo
    Cedar Rapids, IA
  • John R. Ezringa
    Manager
    Michigan Agricultural Commodities, Inc.
    Middleton, MI
  • Thomas Hacker
    President
    C&L Supreme
    Des Plaines, IL
  • Michael Huber
    President and CEO
    Indy Chamber
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Erica L. King
    President
    Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Micro Finance Group
    Chicago, IL
  • Bill Krugler
    President
    Milwaukee JobsWork
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Rodrigo lafelice dos Santos
    CEO
    Solinftec
    West LaFayette, IN
  • Edmond O’Neal
    President
    Northeast Indiana Works
    Fort Wayne, IN
  • Johnny Park
    CEO
    Wabash Heartland Innovation Network
    West Lafayette, IN
  • Robert G. Reiter, Jr.
    President
    Chicago Federation of Labor
    Chicago, IL
  • Portia Roberson
    CEO
    Focus: HOPE
    Detroit, MI
  • Derric Scott
    CEO
    East Jefferson Development Corporation
    Detroit, MI
  • John Thompson
    Chairman and CEO
    First Electric Supply Company, LLC
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Terry Tuttle
    President
    HellermannTyton North America
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Megan Weiler Green
    Counsel and Engineering Manager
    Weiler, Inc.
    Knoxville, IA
  • Bart Whitney
    Owner/Operator
    Whitney Farms
    Magnolia, IL

2018 – 2019

  • Anne Alonzo
    President and CEO
    American Egg Board
    Chicago, IL
  • Elba Aranda-Suh
    Executive Director
    National Latino Education Institute
    Chicago, IL
  • Kurt Bauer
    President and CEO
    Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
    Madison, WI
  • Michelle Behrenwald
    Vice Chair and Co-owner
    AIS Construction Equipment Corp.
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Moira Carlstedt
    President and CEO
    Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Victor Dickson
    President and CEO
    Safer Foundation
    Chicago, IL
  • Michael Farrell
    Vice President
    Victory Personnel Services, Inc.
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Les Garner
    President
    Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
    Cedar Rapids, IA
  • David Hardin
    Owner
    Hardin Farms
    Danville, IN
  • Mary Anne Jones
    SVP, Finance & Enterprise Operations and Priority Advantage
    Priority Health
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Sarah Lloyd
    Special Projects Coordinator
    Wisconsin Farmers Union
    Madison, WI
  • Robert G. Reiter, Jr.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Chicago Federation of Labor
    Chicago, IL
  • John Sampson
    President and CEO
    Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
    Fort Wayne, IN
  • Ned Staebler
    Vice President, Economic Development
    Wayne State University
    Detroit, MI
  • William W. Towns
    CEO
    Benefit Chicago
    Chicago, IL
  • Nancy Van Milligen
    President and CEO
    Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
    Dubuque, IA
  • Rob Whitney
    Executive Vice President
    MacLean-Fogg Company
    Mundelein, IL
  • Robert Wills
    President
    Cedar Grove Cheese and Clock Shadow Creamery
    Plain, WI

2016 – 2017

Illinois

  • Diane Cullinan Oberhelman
    Chairman and Founding Partner
    Cullinan Properties, Ltd.
    Peoria
  • Christine Hammerlund
    President/CEO
    Assured Healthcare Staffing
    Gurnee
  • Terrence Healy
    Special Assistant to the General President/Vice President
    Laborers’ International Union of North America
    Chicago
  • Renaye Manley
    International Representative
    Service Employees International Union
    Chicago
  • Craig Miller
    CEO
    Association for Corporate Growth
    Chicago
  • William (Bill) Phelan
    President
    PayNet, Inc.
    Skokie
  • Richard C. Tuttle
    Founding Principal
    Prospect Partners
    Chicago
  • Andrew Warrington
    President
    United Conveyor Corporation
    Waukegan
  • Michael Withey
    President
    Tool Steel Service, Inc.
    Bridgeview
  • David Woodburn
    CEO
    Blue Prairie Brands, LLC
    Chicago

Indiana

  • Brian K. Acton
    President/CEO
    BMWC Constructors, Inc.
    Indianapolis
  • Raj Rao
    President/CEO
    Indiana Municipal Power Agency
    Carmel
  • Larry Wappel, Sr.
    Farmer
    Wappel Grain & Herb LLC
    San Pierre

Michigan

  • Stacie Behler
    Group VP, Public Affairs and Communications
    Meijer, Inc.
    Grand Rapids
  • Michelle Behrenwald
    Vice Chair and Co-owner
    AIS Construction Equipment Corp.
    Grand Rapids
  • George Corona
    Executive Vice President and COO
    Kelly Services, Inc.
    Troy
  • Randy Eberts
    Director
    Upjohn Institute
    Kalamazoo

Iowa

  • Michael (Mick) K. Guttau
    Chairman
    Treynor State Bank
    Treynor
  • Jonathan Sargent
    EVP
    Todd & Sargent
    Ames
  • Esther R. López
    EVP
    United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
    Washington, DC

Wisconsin

  • Rhandi Berth
    Vice President
    Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/Big Step
    Milwaukee
  • Wyman Winston
    Executive Director
    Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)
    Madison
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