Hank Lott is a film financier and former professional baseball player.
Joe Shanahan is the owner of the Metro and is on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Children’s Choir.
Tony Karman is the director of KARMAN Projects, Inc. He’s the executive director of Exposition Chicago and is on the Board of Directors for Red Moon Theater.
Mr. Hyams is founder and owner of the multi-room music recording facility, Chicago Trax Recording. He is co-founder and current officer of EARS (Engineering and Recording Society of Chicago), and director and owner of X-Art Entertainment.
Mr. Sheridan is the Chair of Cinema Art + Science at Columbia College Chicago. He is a producer and director of drama, documentary, and music projects including Lawless, Head Games, This Song Is Old, and Children First.
Mr. Atkins was a member of Public Image Ltd. and Killing Joke. He founded Pigface, The Damage Manual, and Murder Inc., and has contributed to Nine Inch Nails and Ministry. He is owner of Invisible Records and Mattress Factory Recording Studios and Music Business Department Chair at SAE Chicago.
Fran Allen-Leake is a Chicago-based music producer and owner/chief producer of LJET Productions. Passionate about Chicago music & its makers, she is co-producer of the Chicago Blues Mamas; sits on the Board of Directors of EARS, and is a past V.P. for the Chicago Chapter of the Grammys.
Stephen Collins is an art technologist and early adopter of internet technology. He pioneered live streaming for dial up modem users and has progressed to executive level positions at AOL, Apple, Samsung, and now EverSport.tv.
Laurie R. Glenn is president & CEO of Thinkinc. and Th!nkArt. She works and plays in both the world of politics and art. She is also a member of the Arts Committee of The Union League Club of Chicago, the Cliff Dwellers Club and The Arts Club of Chicago.