National Council of Advisors

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

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

Knapp_Colgan_GloriaGloria Colgan '85
Managing Director
Market Platform Dynamics
Chicago, IL

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

Holst_KathleenKathleen Holst '79
President
RCMS
Warrenville, IL

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

Craig Kliethermes
President/CEO
RLI Corporation
Peoria, IL

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
Retired Director, Strategic Planning, Mfg.
Ford Motor Company, Manufacturing Development Center
Dearborn, MI

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

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

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

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