Board of Directors

Aerial class teachers performing on aerial fabrics

Jennifer Arrington –  President
Third Generation Evanstonian

Steve Mayer – Treasurer
Vice President of Operations
Cook’s Direct, Inc.

DonnaLee Floeter – Secretary
Architect, DonnaLee M. Floeter, Architect

Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi*
Co-Founder and Artistic Director, The Actors Gymnasium; Artistic Associate, Lookingglass Theatre Company; Former Member of The Hernandez Acrobatic Troupe

Virginia Nugent*
Executive Director, The Actors Gymnasium

Rick Arbizzani
Owner & President
Illinois Steel Building Inc.

Dr. Shani Francis, MD, MBA
Director, Hair Disorders Center of Excellence
Northshore University HealthSystem | Section of Dermatology
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Christine E. Mayer
Director of 2Y Admissions
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Neal Pearlman
Sales Director

Susan Stephenson
Marketing Manager (retired)
Centre for Talent Development


*Administrative staff who serve on the board