Advisory Board Chicago

Stephen W. Baird is the president and chief executive officer of Baird & Warner.

Kyle Barnett is Head of Corporate Strategy and Enterprise Transformation for BMO. In this role, Kyle shapes and drives enterprise strategy and supports the development of integrated group and function strategies and transformation initiatives designed to deliver on BMO’s strategic and financial goals.

Solomon is a cisgender male (he/him) of mestizo ancestry and mexican, indigenous and european ethnicity. He is a philanthropic and corporate board member and an angel investor with 15 years of experience operating, managing and developing teams in the complex and highly regulated financial markets.

Jonathan Berger is a portfolio manager at Ashler Capital, where he is responsible for equity capital markets related investments. Prior to joining Ashler, Jon was a portfolio manager at Alyeska Investment Group. Jon began his career at Citadel, in Chicago. 

Kenneth Kaufman is Chair of Kaufman Hall – a management consulting firm that provides advisory services and software to hospitals and health systems nationwide.

Mr. Mann has more than thirty years of experience dealing with public policy and community development in both the public and the private sectors. He retired in 2010 as the founding executive director of the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation.

Leah is an ESG Manager at The Jordan Company. Previously, she worked as an ESG Analyst at Ariel Investments where she performs research and works with companies to manage environmental and social issues. Prior to joining Ariel Investments, Leah was a management consultant at PwC.