The Chicago Police Foundation is dedicated to helping improve public safety in the City of Chicago by supporting and funding programs to supplement resources, equipment and training available to the Chicago Police Department. The business and philanthropic leaders serving on the Board of Directors are committed to advancing the foundation to achieve these goals.

2021 Board of Directors


Richard Simon

President & Chief Executive Officer,
United Service Companies

Immediate Past Chairman

John C. Robak

Chief Executive Officer,
Greeley and Hansen

Vice Chairman

Tony DiPaolo

Senior Vice President,
LAZ Parking Midwest, LLC


Jorge V. Cazares

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Jennifer Sutton Brieva

Debra DiMaggio

Debra DiMaggio Law Offices.

Michael Distasio

MAD Wealth LLC.

Justine Fedak

Corporate Hippie.

Rich Gamble

Founder and President
Realized Value Collaborative, LLC

Rosa Garcia LCPC

Co Owner and Founder
Chicago Growth Mindset

Arica Hilton

Hilton ǀ Asmus Contemporary.

James Kallas

Calumet Hospitality.

Michael K. Lall

President & COO
AED Professionals

Matthew Newberger


Edward H. Mazur, Ph.D.

City Club of Chicago

Patricia Provenzano

Senior Vice President & Private Client Advisor,
Bank of America

Carmen Rossi

8 Hospitality

Sara J. Schroeder

The Sotos Law Firm P.C.

Sam Sanchez

EMC Construction.

Daniel Thomas

Chairman & President,

Mary Ann Rose
Executive Director,
Chicago Police Foundation

“Working in cooperation with the Chicago Police Department, the Foundation’s Board of Directors will lead efforts to raise additional funds to help the police department secure the best resources needed to serve and protect the citizens of our city, and also to foster stronger relationships between the police and the communities they serve.”