Young Professionals Board


The HFS Young Professionals Board (YPB) supports the mission of HFS by planning social events, fundraising initiatives and supporting awareness efforts. The YPB is comprised of highly engaged, motivated and enthusiastic young professionals representing a diverse range of professions and affiliations, including law, consulting, and financial services.


YPB Co-Presidents


Luke Meissner, YPB

Luke Meissner        Netrix Global

Michael Sullivan   Kinzie Capital Partners

YPB Committee Chairs: 




Keara Jennings YBP

Keara Jennings    Balyasny Asset Management L.P.

Meredith, Mansinne

Meredith Mansinne Cushman & Wakefield

Quintana, Daniel

Daniel Quintana     Twin Bridge Capital Partners LLC

Molli Warsh   Jellyvision

Erin Colleen Wrenn Boston Consulting Group



Board Members:

Carolina Avila*
Power Plan Services

Cary Black
Crowe LLP

Ivette Cebrero*
Envoy Global

Libby Costigan
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Sonja Filipovic
BMO Harris

Marissa Garcia
Kinzie Capital Partners

Christina Georgis
Overheard in Chicago

Courtney Grubb

Caitlyn Haller
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Nathan Howze
Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP

Spencer Kelly
Kinzie Capital Partners LLC

Alex Maas

Kelly Monzella

Conner Murphy 

Elisabeth Murphy

Wendy Perez Shiakallis*
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Chicarens Hospital of Chicago

Michael Praljak
Capital One

Aaron Robertson*
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Melissa Sereda
BatesCarey LLP

Jamie Shah
McDonald’s Corporation

Michi Sloan Vergano

Matthew Smith

Kelly Spencer
Kinzie Capital Partners

Jesse Trevino
Century 21

*HFS Alum