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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rev. Dr. Jon Diefenthaler

President Emeritus, Southeastern District, The Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
Columbia, Maryland

Mr. Mark Duesenberg

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary,
Ferro Corporation
Rocky River, Ohio

Mr. Gregory Jordan
(Vice Chair)

Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Foundation & Institutional Advisors,
Northern Trust
Chicago, Illinois

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Dr. Ciuinal Lewis

President and CEO
Specialized Assistance Services, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Rev. Dr. Jon Diefenthaler

President Emeritus, Southeastern District, The Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
Columbia, Maryland

Mr. Mark Duesenberg

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary,
Ferro Corporation
Rocky River, Ohio

Mr. Gregory Jordan
(Vice Chair)

Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Foundation & Institutional Advisors,
Northern Trust
Chicago, Illinois

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Dr. Ciuinal Lewis

President and CEO
Specialized Assistance Services, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Mr. Darron Lowe

Vice President, Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Solutions
O’Fallon, Illinois

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Mrs. Christine Messerschmidt

Associate, Thrivent Financial,
Barrington, Illinois

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Rev. Wayne Miller

Former Bishop, Metropolitan Chicago Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Chicago, Illinois

Mrs. Monique Nunes
(Secretary)

First Lady,
Concordia College New York
Bronxville, New York 

Mr. Darron Lowe

Vice President, Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Solutions
O’Fallon, Illinois

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Mrs. Christine Messerschmidt

Associate, Thrivent Financial,
Barrington, Illinois

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Rev. Wayne Miller

Former Bishop, Metropolitan Chicago Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Chicago, Illinois

Mrs. Monique Nunes
(Secretary)

First Lady,
Concordia College New York
Bronxville, New York

Mr. Andrew Steele
(Chair)

Vice President for Development, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Baltimore, Maryland;
Founder, Bloom Africa, Lesotho, Africa
Springfield, Ohio

Mr. Bruce Strade

Former Executive Director, Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries
Portland, Oregon

Ms. Anne Wenzel

President and Executive Director,
Western Colorado Community Foundation
Palisade, Colorado

Mr. Carson Williams

Investment Banker,
Croft & Bender
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Andrew Steele
(Chair)

Vice President for Development, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Baltimore, Maryland; Founder, Bloom Africa, Lesotho, Africa
Springfield, Ohio

Mr. Bruce Strade

Former Executive Director, Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries
Portland, Oregon

Ms. Anne Wenzel

President and Executive Director,
Western Colorado Community Foundation
Palisade, Colorado

Mr. Carson Williams

Investment Banker,
Croft & Bender
Atlanta, Georgia

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