Advisory Board Chicago

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

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.

Kyle Barnett is the Head of North American Physical Channels and US Head of Channels at BMO Financial Group. In this role Kyle leads efforts including long term physical channel strategic planning, economics analysis, performance standard definition and optimization of all branch and self-service channels in Canada and US. This involves working across borders and business lines to ensure delivery of customer experience and optimal business outcomes. Kyle also serves as the Head of US Channels to coordinate the strategy and delivery of integrated customer experience across mobile, online, contact center, ATM and branch platforms.

Jonathan Berger is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Alyeska Investment Group, where he is responsible for equity capital markets related investments. Prior to joining Alyeska in 2010, Jon spent 5 years working at Citadel Investment Group, focused primarily on equity derivatives within the Global Equities business unit.

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.