The Chicago Council of the American Writers Museum is a group of dedicated professionals who plan and host fundraising events and raise awareness for the Museum.

A guest at the Chicago Council of the AWM's annual event in October 2019
Guests and Chicago Council of the AWM members at the Council's annual fundraising event
Guests at the Chicago Council of the AWM's annual fundraising event

Members

Shaun Zhang, President
Goldman, Ismail, Tomaselli, Brennan & Baum

Chad Riley, Vice President
Legility

Jonathan Bedi
Bedi & Singer

Olivia Bedi
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg

John Bisbikis
LeonardMeyer

Colleen Donohue
BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solutions

Margaret Duncan
Loyola University Chicago

Heather Grove
Caliber Advisors

Julianne Hartzell
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun

Jason Hsu
Fahrenheit647

Adam Kelly
Loeb & Loeb

Art Garwin
American Bar Association (ret)

Claire Gorman Kenny
Moirano Gorman Kenny

Shermin Kruse
Author

Stuart Kruse
Kruse Asset Management

Sonia Mathew
Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Katy Mickelson
Beermann LLP

Nhan Nguyen
Wells Fargo Bank

Ryan J. Schermerhorn
Marshall Gerstein

Laura Schwartz
Laura Schwartz Live

Mark Smith
Smith Blake Hill

Lilibet Snellings
Author

Caroline Vickrey
Johnson & Bell

Matthew Walch
Latham & Watkins

Britt Yackey
Northwestern Mutual

Christina Zhang
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt