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Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors provides perspectives to the leadership of The Morton Arboretum on strategic matters related to our mission and work. The Advisors, as civic and corporate leaders, also serve as ambassadors and advocates for the Arboretum in the community.

James Parsons, Chair
President, The Brinson Foundation

Mark Adams
Vice President, Business Development, Morningstar Workplace Solutions

George Berry IV
President, TC Industries

Michael Bushman
Retired Vice President, Global Policy and Communications, Nalco

Fernando Ereneta 
Finacial Advisor, Registered Principal, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. 

Tom Gleitsman
Principal, Exron Capital, Inc.

Ted Haffner
Landscape Architect, Openlands

Fanee Haleas
Former Trustee

Tim Hermann
President, Storage & Fuels, Southern Company Gas

Christian Herrmann
Chief Executive Officer, Morton Salt, Inc.

Scott Jamieson
Vice President and Midwest Division Manager, Bartlett Tree Experts

Andrew Johnson
Executive Vice President, Principal
Captive Resources, LLC

Mitchell Jones 
Manager,  Tariffs and Regulatory, US Pipelines & Logistics, BP

Connie Keller
Civic Leader

Stephen Kenney
Director, Asset Management, Abbot Downing

Kenneth Koranda*
Retired President,  Mid America Bank

Karen Kurek
Partner, Industrial and Consumer Products Practice, RSM US, LLP

Richard Pehlke
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Heidrick & Struggles

James B. Smith
Director, MLWM Market Executive, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America Corporation

Steve Solomon
President, Exelon Foundation
Director of Corporate Relations, Exelon Corporation

Nancy Hamill Winter
Civic Leader

Kathleen Yosko
President, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

*Also serves on Board of Trustees