Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Leading for Good

Friday, March 2  •  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   |   Schreiber Center • 16 E. Pearson St.

Join Chicago’s foremost leaders in business, entrepreneurship, government, and social impact at Leading for Good 2018. The daylong conference will provide the skills, knowledge, and network you need to accelerate social value creation in your company or organization.

Event Information


Introduction by:
· Founding Director, Baumhart Center, Loyola University Chicago
· Acting Provost & Chief Academic Officer, Loyola University Chicago
· President & CEO, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago

  • VICKI ESCARRA · Senior Advisor, BCG
  • SHANNON SCHUYLER · Chief Purpose Officer, PwC
  • KEVIN WASHINGTON · President & CEO, YMCA of the USA
  • TOM WEEKS · CEO, Education Funding Partners
  • MODERATOR: KEVIN STEVENS · Dean, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago

Social Responsibility: Co-Creating Impact

  • LAURA COY · Director of Community Engagement, William Blair
  • JOHN EDELMAN · Managing Director, Global Engagement & Corporate Responsibility, Edelman
  • ROSEMARY MATZL · Vice President, Community Affairs, ITW
  • AMY SILVERSTEIN · Senior Manager, Deloitte's Monitor Institute
  • DANIEL SPREHE · Managing Director, Corporate Responsibility, Central Region, JP Morgan Chase
  • MODERATOR: JENNIFER GRIFFIN · Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J. Chair in Business Ethics, Quinlan School of Business

Social Enterprise: The Changing Face of Investment

  • TASHA SEITZ · Partner, Impact Engine
  • WILLIAM TOWNS · Executive Director, Benefit Chicago
  • SAURABH NARAIN · President & CEO, National Community Investment Fund
  • JONATHAN SAMUELS · Partner, The Vistria Group
  • MODERATOR: KATE McADAMS · Managing Director, Arabella Advisors

Social Impact: Bringing Business Strategy Into Your Non-Profit

  • JOSHUA HALE · President & CEO, Big Shoulders Fund
  • MIMI LECLAIR · President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
  • BRENDA SWARTZ · President & CEO, Concordia Place
  • ERIC WEINHEIMER · President & CEO, Forefront

PAUL FISHER · Advisory Board Chair, Baumhart Center, Loyola University Chicago
KEVIN WILLER · Partner, Chicago Ventures

  • SUSAN CROWN · Founder & Chairman, Susan Crown Exchange
  • LISA MORRISON BUTLER · Commissioner, City of Chicago
  • TIM STOJKA · CEO, Agentis
  • ANITA PURI · EVP, Leo Burnett Group
  • MODERATOR: SETH GREEN · Founding Director, Baumhart Center, Loyola University Chicago

Social Responsibility: The Business of Sustainability

  • MATT KRUSE · Head of Social Responsibility, Groupon
  • BETH SPURGEON · USA Corporate Responsibility Manager, ArcelorMittal
  • KAREN WEIGERT · Senior Fellow, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • MODERATOR: NANCY TUCHMAN · Founding Dean, Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago

Social Enterprise: Building New Employment Pathways

  • TIM ENGSTROM · Head of Supply Chain and Logistics, LA-CO Industries
  • MARIA KIM · President & CEO, Cara
  • BRAD JEFFERY · Founder & CEO, Causegear
  • JIM KALES · CEO, Aspire
  • MODERATOR: MARC LANE · President & Attorney, Law Offices of Marc J. Lane

Social Impact: The New Expectations for Non-Profit Leadership

  • WILLIAM KISTNER · Director, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
  • LIAM KREHBIEL · Founder & CEO, A Better Chicago
  • DORRI McWHORTER · CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
  • ALISON RANNEY · Managing Director, Koya Leadership Partners
  • MODERATOR: MISSY CARPENTER, Senior Manager of Education, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago

JOHN CALTAGIRONE · Founding Director, Loyola Business Leadership hub
MATT KNOTT · President, Feeding America

  • MEGAN SHEA · Co-Founder, Head of Business & Operations, The Soulfull Project