Board of Directors




  • Harold BardoRetired Director Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program (MEDPREP) Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
  • John G. BenitezMedical Director Emergency Preparedness Tennessee Department of Health Nashville, TN
  • Barbara BlacklockManaging Director-Investments Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC Carbondale, IL
  • Robert C. BleyerPresident, CEO, CFO The Bank of Carbondale Carbondale, IL
  • Kathryn BohnPhysician/Owner The Vein Specialists, LLC Bloomington, IL
  • Marcia BullardRetired CEO, Editor & President USA WEEKEND Washington, D.C.
  • Brad ColwellInterim Chancellor Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
  • Diane CompardoPrincipal The Compardo Team Moneta Group St. Louis, MO
  • Greg N. CookPresident Cook Portable Warehouse Anna, IL
  • Clarence CoppingBoeing 777 Captain and Line Check Airman United Airlines St. Charles, IL
  • Randy DanielsManaging Director Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC New York, NY
  • G. David DelaneyRetired Executive Vice President and COO PotashCorp Northbrook, IL
  • Randy Dunn President Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Stephen GoepfertRetired Vice President-Internal Audit (chief auditor) United Airlines Chicago, IL
  • Ray GriffithPresident and CEO Follett Corporation Westchester, IL
  • Edward HamiltonIndependent Investor Charlotte, NC
  • William HartmannRetired Financial Consultant and Vice President Hilliard Lyons Anna, IL
  • Larry JonesFounder and President Primary Care Group Harrisburg, IL
  • Dan KorteCEO LMI Aerospace, Inc. St. Charles, MO
  • Howard Lo CEO and Chief Software Engineer Master Soft/Visit View Chicago, IL
  • Camelle LoganPresident & CEO Teaming Solution Roswell, GA
  • William Lymangood, Jr.Executive Director and Wealth Advisor Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Lisle, IL
  • Willaim J. “Bill” McGraw Retired Stock Yards Packaging Chicago, IL
  • Michael R. Peters Pilot and Entrepreneur Aviation Interviews, LLC Middleton, WI
  • Connie M. Price-Smith Head Coach University of Mississippi Oxford, MS
  • Adaire PutnamPresident Putnam Communications Douglas, MI
  • Marsha RyanSIU Board of Trustees Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
    • Joel Samburksy SIU Board of Trustees Alternate Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
    • Matthew SolversonDirector, Marketing and Business Development Medium Caliber Ammunition Programs General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Carbondale, IL
    • Rick Wysocki SIU Alumni Association Board Designate President Language Services, LLC Orland Park, IL


      • Michael CarrJackson County State’s Attorney Jackson County Murphysboro, IL
      • Paul ContiRetired, Chief Assets Officer Vericlaim, Inc. Glen Ellyn, IL
      • Larry DeJarnettRetired, Managing Director The LAMAR Group Palm Desert, CA
    • Roger GrayRetired, Bank President Central Bank of Marion Cobden, IL
    • Kenneth J. HullRetired, Chairman and CEO Follett Corporation Downers Grove, IL, IL
    • F. Lynn McPheetersRetired, VP and CFO Caterpillar, Inc. Nashville, TN
    • Mary Kay Moore Retired Chief Executive Officer Neuro Restorative Carbondale, IL
    • Pamela Pfeffer Community Leader Nashville, TN
    • Marsha Ryan Retired Physician/Surgeon Carbondale, IL