Alumni Association Board of Directors

A Board of Directors governs the Bradley University Alumni Association (BUAA). The executive director, at-large directors, and officers serve on the board. Officers are elected annually and directors serve staggered 3-year terms.


Rhonda Potts ’04
Lives in: Chicago, Ill.
Major: Public Relations
Employer: Operations and Project Management Consultant

Vice President

Christina Garcia ’98 '03
Lives in: Edwards, Ill.
Major: Nursing; GRD - Nursing Administration
Employer: OSF Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing


Andrew Ridgeway ’05
Lives in: University Park, Md.
Major: Political Science
Employer: US Department of Labor

Alumni Trustee

Glenn Ross ’87
Lives in: Peoria, Ill.
Major: MBA
Employer: Caterpillar Inc. (Retired)

Garrett Williams ’92
Lives in: Houston, Texas
Major: Political Science
Employer: CNA Insurance


Jennifer Bridegeforth-Jackson ’93
Lives in: Chicago, Ill.
Major: CFA
Employer: JBE / The Phoenix Group

Janet Bro ’76
Lives in: Avon, Colo.
Major: Liberal Arts
Employer: USA Radio Networks (Retired)

Michelle McGhee Collins ’08
Lives in: Mansfield, Texas
Major: Public Relations
Employer: UNT Health Science Center

Kristie Moore-Hubbard ’93 ’00
Lives in: Peoria, Ill.
Major: Biology Education; GRD - Education Administration
Employer: St. Paul Baptist Church

Navid Kassam ’14
Lives in: Chicago, IL.
Major: Business Management & Administration
Employer: Veho

Samantha (Sam) Pallini ’15
Lives in: St. Paul, Minn.
Major: Public Relations and Spanish
Employer: Lex Machina

Mitchell Pericak ’17
Lives in: St. Louis, Mo.
Major: Electrical Engineering
Employer: Anheuser Busch

Eric Schwartz ’88
Lives in: Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Major: Finance
Employer: JPMorgan Chase

Don Sidlowski ’79
Lives in: Winfield, Ill.
Major: Geological Sciences/Mathematics
Employer: Management/Technical Consultant

Bob Siffermann ’73
Lives in: Southlake, Texas
Major: Business Management and Administration
SCORE District Director North Texas

Todd Sparkman ’11
Lives in: Des Plaines, Ill.
Major: Computer Information Systems
Employer: JPMorgan Chase

Nicholas Swiatkowski ’12
Lives in: Cadiz, Ky.
Major: Entrepreneurship
Employer: Swiatkowski Welch Properties & United States Navy Reserve

Aaron Ward ’07
Lives in: Glen Carbon, Ill.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Employer: Anheuser Busch

Immediate Past President

Katie McGinn Berger ’08 '11
Lives in: LaGrange, Ill.
Major: English, Secondary Education; GRD - Leadership in Human Service Administration
Employer: Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

University Representative

Tom Richmond ’88 '94
Lives in: Peoria, Ill.
Major: Public Relations and Advertising; MA - Educational Administration
Director, Alumni Relations