Bernie’s Book Bank is fortunate to be supported by a strong Board of Directors comprised of professionals from all industries. This incredible team of passionate and dedicated people help to advance our mission to increase book ownership among under-served children throughout Chicagoland. 

2020 Board of Directors 

Board Leadership

  • Sara Granack, Chair 
    CDW Corporation
  • Craig Caffarelli, Vice Chair
    GEM Realty Capital
  • Lia Douglas, Secretary

Board Members

  • Amit Bir, Zebra Technologies Corporation
  • David Carlson, Brunswick Group
  • Caroline Abzug Ceisel, Reyes Holdings
  • Sasha Diskin, Horizon Therapeutics
  • Matt Frekko, Prairie Management Group
  • Julie A. Gish
  • Barry Greenhouse, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
  • Tracie Haas, AbbVie
  • Nick Jones, Teletrac Navman
  • Erin Kirchner, DLA Piper
  • Michael Loiacano, Heidrick & Struggles
  • Patrick Mannelly, Chicago Bears
  • Phil Menzel, JM Search
  • Al Miralles, CNA Insurance
  • Scott Patterson, William Blair & Company, LLC
  • Sasha Quinton, Scholastic Book Fairs
  • David Raye, The Goddard School