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Leadership Team

Mark Colip, OD

President

Stephanie Messner, OD, FAAO
Vice President and
Dean for Academic Affairs

Laura Rounce, MA
Vice President for Administration

Maggie Lopez
Chief Executive Assistant, Office of the President and Board of Trustees

Erik Mothersbaugh, OD, FAAO
Dean of Student Affairs

Leonard Messner, OD, FAAO
Vice President for Strategy and Institutional Advancement

Christa Ojeda, CPA

Vice President for Business and Finance, Chief Financial Officer

Board of Trustees

Dwight H. Akerman, OD, MBA, FAAO  Vice Chairman
Fort Worth, Texas

 

Vasvi A. Babu, OD
Scottsdale, Arizona

 

Rev. Torrey L. Barrett
Chicago, Illinois

Elyse L. Chaglasian, OD, FAAO
Chicago, Illinois

 

Joseph L. Derezinski, MS
Chicago, Illinois

 

Karen A. Eng, OD  Immediate Past Chairwoman
North Barrington, Illinois

 

Robert L. Fait, OD Secretary
Burlington, Wisconsin

 

Dwain L. Hahs
Jackson, Missouri

 

Jeffrey D. Johnson, OD, MBA
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

 

Osvaldo I. Lopez, MD Public Trustee
Chicago, Illinois

C. Michael LoPiano, MBA
Chicago, Illinois

 

Nana Owusu, OD
Winnipeg, Canada

Robin Rinearson, OD
Falls Church, Virginia

 

Steven Schneider
Chicago, Illinois

 

Jeff Smith, OD, MBA Chairman
Chicago, Illinois

 

Robert J. Steinmetz, OD Treasurer
Chicago, Illinois

 

Jeanette C. Varanelli, OD  
Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan

 

Charles Weis, CPA
Chicago, Illinois

Student Representative

Kimberly Fazio, '21

Long Island, NY
 

Emeritus Trustees

James R. Butler, OD
Atlantis, Florida

Donovan L. Crouch, OD, FAAO
Storm Lake, Iowa

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