National Council of Advisors

Dave DeFreitas '87 - Chair
Group CFO
Caterpillar Inc.
Peoria, IL

Jim Billington '84 - Vice Chair
Private Investor
Peoria Heights, IL

Gloria Colgan '85
President
PYMNTS.com
Chicago, IL

Brian Dwyer
Former President - Personal Lines
Farmers Insurance Group
Los Angeles, CA

Kathleen Holst '79
President
RCMS
Warrenville, IL

Katie McCord Jenkins MBA '08
President
Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company
Peoria, IL

Todd Kennedy '69
President/CEO
McClarin Plastics, Inc.
Hanover, PA

Lou Klobuchar (Emeritus Member)
Retired President, CEO
E-TRADE Financial Services
North Barrington, IL

Dick Lansing '68
President
The Lansing Group, Ltd.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Steve Lewis '72
Director, Strategic Planning, Mfg.
Ford Motor Company, Manufacturing Development Center
Dearborn, MI

Kevin Lynch '86
Executive Director, Private Wealth Advisor
Morgan Stanley - One Financial Place
Chicago, IL

Dean Mefford '62
Chairman, Distinctive Brands
Partner, Jomar Investments
Edwardsville, IL

Jonathan Michael
Chairman & CEO
RLI
Peoria, IL

George Ruebenson '70
Retired President
Allstate Protection
Lincolnshire, IL

Piyush Singh MBA '00
Retired Senior VP/CIO
Great American Insurance Company
Cincinnati, OH

Chuck Weaver '79
Illinois State Senator
37th District
Peoria, IL

Tom Weed '73
CEO
Entec Services, Inc.
Bartonville, IL