Board of Directors

KEEN Chicago is a volunteer-run, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. KEEN Chicago is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of parents, volunteers, business people and community leaders. The board directs KEEN’s operations, charts its direction, spearheads fundraising events, and ensures that KEEN stays focused on its core mission. KEEN Chicago is an LLC, and, together with its sister affiliates, falls under the umbrella of KEEN USA.


Board of Directors

Artie Phillie,
Director of Events & Partnerships,
Zoom Media & Marketing

Scott Tinkoff,
Vice President MeritDirect



Gerald Sherman
Partner, Dentons

Zoe Allen
Head of Operations, Magnetar Capital

Guy Ackerman
Partner, Plante & Moran, PLCC

Caryn Chalmers
Partner, Dentons




Eric Schiller
Partner, Dentons

Tommie Van
General Manager Chicago Marriott Suites O'Hare

Mary Wilson, Community Representative