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 at-risk children throughout Chicagoland. 

2019 Board of Directors 

Board Leadership

  • Sara Granack, Chair 
    CDW Corporation
  • Craig Caffarelli, Vice Chair
    GEM Realty Capital
  • Lia Douglas, Secretary
  • Jamie Wildman, Immediate Past Chair
    William Blair & Company, LLC

Board Members

  • Amit Bir, Zebra Technologies Corporation
  • David Carlson, Brunswick Group
  • Caroline Abzug Ceisel, Reyes Holdings
  • Craig Collister, RoundTable Healthcare Partners
  • Rob Davis, DLA Piper
  • Tom Donovan, Lazard Financial Advisory
  • Matt Doubleday, Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Julie A. Gish
  • Barry Greenhouse, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
  • Tracie Haas, AbbVie
  • Michael Loiacano, Heidrick & Struggles
  • Scott Patterson, William Blair & Company, LLC
  • Whitney Peluse, Consolidated Trading, LLC
  • Sasha Quinton, Barnes & Noble, Inc. 
  • David Raye, The Goddard School
  • Cheri Reid, Huntington Learning Center
  • Jonathan Sisler, Coyote Logistics, LLC