Board Members & Committees

Ann Linton

President

Ann was part of the original group that started our predecessor group (FWA) in 2003, realizing a need for a professional woman’s organization in Chicago. Her role is Events Committee Director and besides planning the years events she also holds Networking Happy Hours in the Summer months.

Previous to being President she was on the Events committee and involved as a board member.  Ann owns Ann Linton LLC and is a Consultant in the Customer and Client Service Industry.

Christina Cerdan

Treasurer

To maintain accurate financial records; deposit cash and checks, disburse funds; pay CFW bills; create a budget for the year; set up events payment processing; file annual non-profit status form. Additionally, report to the board each meeting the financial status, keep close to the budget and monitor activity.

Monette Cope

Secretary

The Secretary is responsible for assisting the President in setting the agenda for board meetings, attending and documenting the meetings, and keeping and maintaining the records of Chicago Financial Women.

Amy Marker

Director of Marketing

Market our organization and upcoming events, including via social media outlets such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Connect with other companies to include our web link and information with its employees to widen our exposure.

Sharon McEvoy

Director of Events

Event planning includes establishing dates and topics, arranging for speakers, reserving the event site, and coordinating location support and catering. Connecting and establishing relationships with other related organizations to co-chair events.

Rosemarie M. Panico-Marino

Director of Events

Event planning includes establishing dates and topics, arranging for speakers, reserving the event site, and coordinating location support and catering. Connecting and establishing relationships with other related organizations to co-chair events.

Carrie Temkin

Director of Events

Event planning includes establishing dates and topics, arranging for speakers, reserving the event site, and coordinating location support and catering. Connecting and establishing relationships with other related organizations to co-chair events.

Alessandra Schianchi

Events Group Coordinator

Coordinate the CFW board members and event committee with the events logistics and track all activity on the Event Checklist. Assist with event check in and networking with attendees, and support the group to assure a successful year.

Events Committee

Director of Events: Ann Linton

Ann was part of the original group that started our predecessor group (FWA) in 2003, realizing a need for a professional woman’s organization in Chicago. Her role is Events Committee Director and besides planning the years events she also holds Networking Happy Hours in the Summer months.

She has been on the Board as Event Chair and Co-chair several times over the years. Ann is currently employed with Duff & Phelps Investment Management Company.