COD Foundation Board

Board Officers



Susan Lang Berry
Managing Director
The Private Bank


Past President

Hank Steinbrecher
Touchline Consultants, Inc.


Vice Presidents

Stacey Huels
Founding Partner
First Focus Capital Partners
Vice President for Board Governance
Foundation, College of DuPage

Steven M. Ruffalo
Attorney at Law
Fuchs and Roselli, Ltd.
Vice President for Development
Foundation, College of DuPage

Mark Wight
Chairman and CEO
Wight and Company
Vice President for Programs
Foundation, College of DuPage



Marsha Cruzan
President, Chicago Market
US Bank



Ann Gunst, CFP, CPA
Fortune Financial Group, Inc.


Board Members

James R. Adams
Chief Financial Officer
Calamos Family Partners, Inc.

John Attard
Senior Vice President
UBS Wealth Management
The River Bend Group

Jeffrey Appel
Scientist Emeritus

Ron Bullock
Bison Gear and Engineering

Christopher B. Burke
Founder and President
Christopher B. Burke Engineering, LLC

Carla Burkhart
Herricane Graphics

Dan Cronin
DuPage County Board

Kirk Dillard
Illinois State Senator
24th District

Kenneth Florey
Attorney  at Law
Robbins Schwartz Nicholas Lifton & Taylor, Ltd.

Kenneth D. Gorman
Vice President and Owner
Power Construction Company
Chief Executive Officer
Power Wellness

Scott Marquardt
Attorney at Law
Marquardt & Belmonte, P.C.

Ian Parr
Founder and President
CCS International, Inc.

Robert J. Schillerstrom
Attorney at Law
Ice Miller, LLP

Sheryl Van Anne
Higher Education Construction Executive
Mortenson Company


Ex Officio Members

Dianne McGuire
Liaison, Board of Trustees
College of DuPage

Robert L. Breuder
College of DuPage
Senior Vice President 
Foundation, College of DuPage

Catherine Brod
Vice President
College of DuPage
Development Executive Director
Foundation, College of DuPage


Contact Information

Resource Development Office
(630) 942-2462

  • The College of DuPage Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(C)(3) organization, was established in 1967, the year the College was founded. Its mission is to obtain and steward contributions to expand educational and cultural opportunities for the College of DuPage community. The Foundation Board is composed of corporate and community leaders who live and/or work in College District 502 and serve on a volunteer basis.


    Meetings are held quarterly on the third Monday of January, April, July and October.