A Board of Governors, comprised of leaders in the Chicago-area philanthropic, business and golf communities, governs The First Tee of Greater Chicago.

Honorary Chairman: Luke Donald, PGA TOUR Professional

President: Patrick Goss, PGA – Northwestern University
Vice President: Kevin Callahan, Fairway Capital Management
Vice President: Topher Merrill, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital
Secretary: Bill O’Neil, Winston & Strawn
Treasurer: Ron Pullie, Allstate

Mike Affeldt, Hewlett-Packard
Vicki Bednar, Motorola Solutions
Andy Bosman, RSM
Mike Castleforte, Vistria Group
Howard Ecker, Howard Ecker & Co.
Jason Fischer, Underwriters Laboratories
Katherine Jemsek, Jemsek Golf
Robert Clary, KPMG
Richard Kaye, Adam Don Foundation
Josh Lesnik, KemperSports
Thad Malik, Paul Hastings
Todd Simpson, Goldman Sachs
Jim Stadler, First Midwest Bank
Chris Tierney, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Charlie Waddell, Forest Capital Management
Betsy Soerhen-Jones: Exelon
Jason Pritzer: Pritzer Organization
John Cashman: Major, Lindsey & Africa

Honorary Member (Past President): Bruce Patterson, PGA

The First Tee National Trustee: Tim Mullen

Honorary Ambassador: Chip Beck, Champions Tour Professional
Honorary Ambassador: Jeff Sluman, Champions Tour Professional
Honorary Ambassador: Mark Wilson, PGA TOUR Professional