Chicago State University

Chicago State Foundation Announces New Board Members 

New board members have been named to the Chicago State Foundation Board of Directors.

The following new members were appointed:

  • Leslie Anderson, SVP U.S. Head of Business Banking, Treasury & Payment Solutions
  • Alvin Boutte, Jr., CEO of Bronzeville Academy Charter School
  • Dorothy G. Capers, SVP & General Counsel of National Express LLC
  • Spring Capers, Entrepreneur
  • Angelique David, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Ziegler
  • Kristin R. Finney-Cooke, Senior Consultant at NEPC Investment Consulting
  • Mark Flessner, Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Corliss V. Garner, VP and Senior Advisor, BMO Harris Bank
  • Rev. Dr. Marshall Elijah Hatch, Sr., Pastor, New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church
  • Peggy A. Montes, Founder and President of the Bronzeville Children’s Museum
  • Abraham Thompson, Managing Principal, Creative One Consulting, LLC
  • Chad Walker, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, Morton Salt
  • Andrea Zopp, President & CEO, World Business Chicago

The new members possess a wide array of expertise and have established records of stellar achievement. As board members, they are responsible for providing operational governance and cultivating private financial support to advance the University’s brand and provide student scholarships. 

The first meeting was convened on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Most board members will serve two or three year terms. Andrea Zopp’s is serving a one-year term set to end September 30, 2019, and is eligible for renewal of a three-year term. Board officers have not been elected.