Gala 2022

Friday, November 18

Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell
Chicago, IL 60615

5:30 - 8:00PM Cocktail hour and Dinner

8:30PM - MID After Party


Rachel Conant
Laura Letinsky
Kim + Jim Taylor
Satannia + Sylvester Williams


Host Committee Sponsorship Opportunities:

Presenting Sponsor: $40,000
Lead Sponsor: $25,000
Benefactor: $15,000
Sponsor: $10,000
Sustainer: $5,000
Advocate: $2,500
Individual Ticket: $750

To discuss customized sponsorship packages for both individuals and businesses, or for more information about the Host Committee or sponsorship, please contact Marina Vulinovic at


Stephanie Comer and Rob Craigie
Rachel Conant
Erika Dudley and Richard Neer
David Frej and Nancy Lerner Frej
Martin Friedman and Peggy Casey Friedman
Helyn Goldenberg and Michael Alper
Julie and John Guida
Jack and Sandra Guthman
Dedrea and Paul Gray
Irving Harris Foundation
Janis Kanter and Tom McCormick

Walter and Shirley Massey
Sonya Malunda and E. Charles Lampley
Wendy and John Minor
Lauren Moltz and John Clement
Sundeep Mullangi and Trissa Babrowski
Pooja Pittie and Zulfiqar Ramzan
PPM America / Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Cheryl and Thomas Rudbeck
Kim and Jim Taylor
Jacqueline Terrassa
Anna Wermuth


Rachel Conant
Erika Dudley
Ghian Foreman
Dedrea Gray
Kelly Grimmett
Cynthia Heusing
Laura Letinsky
Wendy Minor
Cheryl Rudbeck
Kim Taylor
Kimberly Trautmann
Satannia Williams

See past Galas!

Photography featured on this page from previous galas by Adrian S. Burrows, Sr., Claire Demos, and Joel Wintermantle