Corporate Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) in accordance with the CYC Mission and Bylaws. It is responsible for ensuring that CYC operates in accordance with applicable laws and ethical standards, and in the best interest of the public.


Daniel M. Feeney
Miller Shakman & Beem LLP
Chairman of the Board

Scott Merrow
Interim President and CEO
Chicago Youth Centers


Dixie Adams, IBM
Julie D. Alcala, William Blair & Company
Richard G. Baer, Jr., TCF Bank
Jacob A. Beidler, Institutional Capital LLC
Marc E. Cosentino, The Northern Trust Company
Matthew de Castro, Facebook
Charles G. Denison, Moelis & Company
Eugene DeRamus
Anne Doherty, Acxiom Corporation
Phil Doherty
Brian E. Donahue, CareerBuilder, LLC
John Dvorak, Wintrust Financial Corporation
Daniel M. Feeney, Miller Shakman & Beem LLP
Eric J. Gorman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
Patrick M. Hardiman, Winston & Strawn LLP
John B. Hillman, Fiduciary Financial Partners LLC
Craig Jeffrey, Bryan Cave LLP
William J. Kelley, Jr., TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
Kristin Krogstie, PwC
Gordon Lang, Jr., Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Laurie Lawton, Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois
Richard Lindsay-Jones, Morgan Stanley
Judy Macior, Experian
Catherine Main, University of Illinois at Chicago
Amy Weiss Narea
Al B. Reid, Abbott Laboratories Inc.
Raymond L. Rusnak, Jr.
Roger Shores, The Marmon Group, LLC
Kathryn Swick, Google
Thomas D. Vander Veen, Epsilon Economics
Daniel M. Weber, Raymond James and Associates
Steven Weinstein, Altair Advisers LLC
Edward A. Wiertel, Jr., National Material L.P.
Henry Wisniewski

The mission of Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) is to empower children and teens to recognize and experience their full potential.

Featured Sponsor

Featured Sponsor: ArcelorMittal

Featured Sponsor: ArcelorMittal

Thank you to ArcelorMittal for its support of CYC’s Maker Lab and STEM program at CYC-Rebecca K. Crown Youth Center in South Shore. Thanks to the support of ArcelorMittal, CYC-Crown  Full Article »

Jun 1, 2017 Ξ

Summer at CYC

For children in Chicago’s south and west communities, summer can be a time of food insecurity, learning loss, and escalating violence. CYC makes summer a season of possibility for these children. Learn how.