Associate Board


The purpose of the LINK Unlimited Associate Board (“LAB”) is to: support the fundraising goals of LINK Unlimited; raise awareness in the community about the mission, vision, goals, and outcomes of LINK Unlimited; and support the mission of LINK Unlimited and actively participate in LINK Unlimited Programming.


The LINK Unlimited Associate Board consists of a diverse group of young professionals, age 25-40 from a variety backgrounds, interests, education, and careers.  Many of the Associate Board members are LINK Unlimited alums or mentors.

Associate Board Members

Jason AndersonGTCR
Jason ClarkeEdward Jones
Adrienne EdwardsAkuna Capital
Taneisha FieldsIBM
Lafayette Kyle Ford
Membership Director
Shevaz FreemanShevaz Maki Interior Design
Karron HurksCDW (Cisco)
Antoine L. JenningsSouthern Wine and Spirits
Christopher JonesCajual Entertainment
Michael Kenefick
Programming Director
Lakeview Group LLC
Cody KittleWind Point Partners
Simone McCraryThe University of Chicago Medicine
Joshua MercerMercer Insurance Agency (Allstate)
James D.
Angela Miller-MayChicago Teachers' Pension Fund
Watchen NyanueDedicated Media
Brandon PattersonAON
Devin PattersonFederal Reserve
Alysia Sargent
Communication Director
Firefly Video
Evan SharpAccenture
Chantel SnellingState of Illinois Department of Human Services
Rendel Solomon
Muller & Monroe Asset Management, LLC
Melody Thuston
Special Events Director
Shana L. WashingtonArjoHuntleigh
Tiffany WellsGEMS World Academy
ElDante' C. WinstonNia Architects
Raven A. Winters
Vice President
Littler Mendelson
Marcus WoodsMilhouse Engineering


Each year the LINK Unlimited Associate Board holds two events.  The first is a career fair for LINK Unlimited sophomore students.  The second is their Annual Spring Fundraiser.


To learn more about the LINK Unlimited Associate Board or to get involved, please send an email to