The Chicago Fire Foundation’s Associates Board is a dynamic group of young professionals who act as ambassadors for the Foundation by supporting events and programs such as P.L.A.Y.S. (Participate, Learn, Achieve, Youth, Soccer). The Associates Board also works to support the Foundation’s mission of improving the quality of life throughout Chicagoland through sports-based youth development and direct service programs by running various fundraising opportunities across the year.

Below are the 2021 Chicago Fire Foundation Associates Board members:

Board Member
Alex Seydel
Brendan King
Bessemer Trust
Bruno Lacaria
Christopher Prince
Oppenheimer & Co Inc.
Christopher Trimbach
Daniel Flannery (Partnership Development)
North American, Groupon
David Pryor
DLA Piper, LLP
Ehsan Ali
Fernando Alvarado
Citi Bank
Jacob Wilbers
Winston & Strawn LLP
Javier Landa
Hubbard High School
John Murphy
Jonathan Ganci
City Year
Joseph Gibson (Vice President)
Mars, Inc.
Julie Sestan
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Mario Sanchez
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Maxwell Shuftan
SANS Institute
Pat Cormany
West Monroe
Rene Poellinetz
Robbie Lehman
(Marketing & Communications)Freelancer, Marketing & Copywriting
Ryan McQueeney
Wespath Benefits and Investments
Shuhani Patel
Mesirow Financial
Theo Richardson-Omamo
Merrill Lynch
Thomas Hersh
Protein Bar and Kitchen
Tim Haaf (President)
Deloitte Consulting
Timothy McKinnon
Victor Sanchez
Merrill Lynch
Yasir Siddiqi

The 2021 Executive Committee is as follows: Tim Haaf as President, Joe Gibson as Vice President, Robbie Lehman as Marketing & Communications Chair, and Daniel Flannery as Partnership Development Chair.