Giving To Concordia

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The Concordia-Chicago Foundation Board

The Concordia University Chicago Foundation Board exists to further the University's mission by:

  • Encouraging members of the community to philanthropically support the University
  • Administering and investing gifts to the University in accordance with donors' wishes

The Foundation Board comprises members who serve on various standing and special committees as needed. Together with the University's Board of Regents, the Foundation Board ensures that Concordia-Chicago is poised to maximize its impact through wise use of donors' gifts. The Foundation Board meets quarterly throughout the year.


Dr. Richard HermanDr. Richard Herman '74
Foundation Board Chair
Former President, Wheat Ridge Ministries
Brian BeckerMr. Brian Becker '79  Foundation Board Vice-Chair 
Founder, Leaders Edge LLC
Edward BertramRev. Edward Bertram
Retired Senior Gift Officer, LCMS
Mrs. Karen Jean Doering '78
Control Specialist & First Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors
Erik HessMr. Erik Hess
Former Senior Vice President, McDonald’s Corp
Roger KruelMr. Roger L. Kruel '79, MA'87
Agent, State Farm Insurance Co.
Dr. Robert LibkaDr. Robert Libka '75, MA'79, Ed.D'99
President, Attitudinal Dynamics
Anita RogersMrs. Anita K.Rogers  Foundation Board Secretary    
Former Phillips 66 Executive
Susan RosboroughMrs. Susan L. Rosborough
Randall SchnackMr. Randy Schnack '70, MA'74                  Foundation Board Investment Committee Chair
President, Investment Advising Company
William StevensonMr. Bill Stevenson '76
Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch
Joel P. ZielkeMr. Joel P. Zielke '05
Alumni Board Chair

Rev. Dr. Daniel GardRev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard             President                      Concordia University Chicago        

Tom HallettMr. Tom Hallett
Board Chief Financial Officer and CUC Vice-President for Finance and CFO
Jim MillerMr. Jim Miller
Foundation President and CEO