Hector Cruz, President
Director of Information Technology
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Hector is an information technology manager with experience implementing software and hardware innovations that foster professional service organizations. Hector merged his interests in information technologies and knowledge management practices fifteen years ago while working for a law firm in Detroit, Michigan. He lives and works near the Loop. Hector has served on the Board since 2014. LinkedIn
Randy Bell, Vice President
Randy is a business and technology transformation executive with over 16 years of experience driving organizational change through the strategic design and delivery of knowledge and content management, social collaboration, and digital solutions.
Randy has worked for Big 4 consulting firms, industry, and domain leaders globally. He is an expert in the design, management, and delivery of enterprise content, social, process and technology solutions that transform workforce performance in a digital workplace. LinkedIn
Tony Kunkel, Treasurer
Knowledge Acumen, LLC
Tony has eight years of business consultant experience. His expertise is in knowledge management. As the founder of Knowledge Acumen, Tony's goal is to help organizations understand how to effectively use knowledge-sharing resources to attain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. LinkedIn
Valeria Hunter, Secretary
Knowledge Management & Organizational Learning Lead
Valeria is a knowledge management professional: she “connects people with knowledge for continuous improvement.” Some of her developed experiences include KM process planning, quality lessons capture coaching, facilitation, and expertise location system implementation. Her specialty is the Community of Practice. New to KM Chicago, she is eager to work toward continuing the mission of the organization. LinkedIn
Luc Dodinval, Board Member
Enterprise Architect, Collaboration, Social and Streaming Media Technologies
Allstate Insurance Co.
Luc is a Senior Information Technology professional with experience in group collaboration, social computing, content management, knowledge management, mobile applications, information technology management, and program/project management.
Luc has served on the Board since 2004. LinkedIn
Kate Elgayeva, Board Member
Archivist and Assessment Director
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Kate is an archival and records management expert, presently developing and implementing policies and procedures related records retention and disposition, as well as preservation at an academic institution. In her role as Assessment Director she is tasked with managing the operations of a psychological assessment center, which provides access to psychological batteries to faculty and students. Kate is graduating with her PhD in Organizational Leadership in July, 2015. Her dissertation research focused on knowledge management processes, and examined the nature of knowledge transfer among differentiated constituents in the higher education setting. Kate is currently a board member of the Academy of Management, ARMA Chicago, and has been on the KM Board since 2014. LinkedIn