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.

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Katy Mickelson, President
Beermann LLP

Christie Maliyackel, Vice President

Olivia Bedi
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg

Margaret Duncan
Loyola University Chicago

Heather Grove
Caliber Advisors

Julianne Hartzell
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun

Claire Gorman Kenny
Moirano Gorman Kenny

Laurie Holmes
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Shermin Kruse

Chad Riley
Sandline Global

Lauren Schwartz

Britt Yackey
Northwestern Mutual

Shaun Zhang
Goldman, Ismail, Tomaselli, Brennan & Baum