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Our Leadership

The 2023 Komen Chicago Race for the Cure is honored to work with community leaders who volunteer their time in support of Komen’s mission to end breast cancer forever.

Click here to watch an inspiring video of the 2022 Chicago Race!

Komen Leadership Council

Jeff Armstrong, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, American Community Bank & Trust

Rebecca Banks, Chair Elect, Regional People Business Partner, GHD

Tony Braglia, Chair, Young Leaders Council, Chicago Territory Sales Representative, Creeden & Associates

Ramona Burress, PharmD, Head of Patient Engagement & Insights - Center for Health Equity and Patient Affairs, Takeda

Brigid Carroll, CPA , Controller, WorkBetter, Inc.

Carrie Falkenhayn, Vice Chairman, Deloitte Tax, Deloitte, Chicago

Nathan Lim, PharmD, Executive Director, Ambulatory Pharmacy Business & Development, UChicago Medicine

Isha Malik-Ismail, PharmD, Healthcare Specialty Supervisor, Walgreens

Cindy Markee, President, Markee Consulting

Mike McCarthy - Chair, General Manager, Marquee Sports Network

Jennifer McGuffin, Immediate Past Chair, Chief Communications Officer, Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Yana Nirshberg, Managing Partner, ParadigmNEXT

Laura Peterson, Client Service Partner, Slalom Consulting

Denise Scarpelli, PharmD, MBA, Vice President, Chief Pharmacy Officer, UChicago Medicine

Cindy Schwartz, Head of Global Indirect Commodities, Valmont Industries

Sedona Sutker, Immediate Past Chair, Young Leaders Council, Business Development Representative, Coro

Peter Tyor, Ph.D., Retired, Northwestern University


Jaclyn Groves, Executive Director, Chicago, Susan G. Komen

Katherine Koyak, Development Manager, Chicago, Susan G. Komen

Your 2023 RaceCommittee

Ray McGillis
Century Springs
Meghan Brandt
Ravi Bajaj
Nina Stillman
Rebecca Banks

We would like to extend a special thank you to last year’s top fundraisers, teams, and companies for their tremendous support.

2022 Top Fundraisers

Anya Randall
Ellen Multack
Carrie Ivicic
B. Valentine
Anita Banerji

2022 Top Teams

Team ExteNet
Ivichabich's Witches
Elles Belles

2022 Top Companies

Much Shelist
Salesforce, Inc.