Office of the President

Ivo H. Daalder

Honore Raz
Executive Assistant to the President

Jenny Cizner
Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Porter
Director, Events

Kelhan Martin
Events and Travel Officer

Carrie McAlpin        
Assistant Director, Events

Rachael Mizuno
Director, Next Generation

Brittany McGhee
Next Generation Officer

Jennifer Petersen
Assistant Director, Next Generation


Niamh King
Vice President, Programs and Strategic Content

Jonathan Macha        
Managing Director, Programs

Matthew Abbott
Director, Government and Diplomatic Programs

Dzena Berbic
Program Officer

Bridget Brogan
Special Assistant

Irina Gavrilova
Program Officer

Amila Golic
Assistant Director, Public Programs

Chloe Maier
Program Officer

Tria Raimundo  
Director, Global Development Programs

Vanessa Vardon
Director, Chicago Forum on Global Cities

Iain Whitaker          
Director, Strategic Content

Victoria Williams
Program Officer


Brian Hanson
Vice President, Studies

Bridget Brogan
Special Assistant

Karl Friedhoff
Fellow, Public Opinion and Asia Policy

Alexander Hitch
Research Associate

Craig Kafura
Research Associate

Juliana Kerr       
Director, Global Cities and Immigration

Phil Levy    
Senior Fellow, Global Economy

Brandon Richardson     
Research Assistant

Dina Smeltz        
Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy

Ana Teasdale
Director, Foundation Relations

Karen Weigert
Senior Fellow, Global Cities

Lily Wojtowicz
Research Associate

Global Food and Agriculture Program

Alesha Black
Managing Director, Global Food and Agriculture Program

Grace Burton 
Assistant Director, Government Relations

Alyssa Ceretti
Special Assistant

Marcus Glassman
Research Associate 

Laura O'Carroll
Research Associate

Erik Pederson
Director, Government Relations

Sharlene Prosser
Research Associate

Vanessa M. Taylor
Assistant Director, Global Food and Agriculture Program

Roger Thurow  
Senior Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture Program

Michael Tiboris
​Fellow, Global Water


Anna Edwards        
Vice President, Development

Mandy Hatfield
Special Assistant

Victoria Gajc
Membership Services Officer

Julia Kittle Hynes
Assistant Director, Corporate Relations

Susan Kahan
Director, Major Gifts

Karrie Miner
Assistant Director, Major Gifts

Sarah Mogelson
Assistant Director, Corporate Relations

Andrea Montoya
Corporate Relations Officer

Rachel Roberts
Board Relations Officer

Mignon Senuta
Director, Corporate Relations


Samantha Skinner Monroe
Managing Director, Communications

Emily Baker
Media Relations Officer

Brittany Broaders
Communications Officer

Kevin Clifford
Digital Media Officer

Evan Fazio
Media Relations Officer 

Kim Heys
Assistant Director, Brand Strategy and Content Marketing

Ellen Janowski
Communications Officer

Lisa Park
Director, Media Strategy

Christy Thomas
Director, Digital Strategy

Finance and Administration

Robert G. Cordes
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Mandy Hatfield
Special Assistant

Audra Berger
Director, Human Resources

Shane Carey
Database Services Officer
Shana Chandler
Senior Bookkeeper
Claudette Lexsee
Director, Accounting
Roz Roberts         
Director, Database Services

Janey Schachte
Reception and Database Services Assistant