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Founded in 1989, The Chicago International Film Festival’s Junior Board is a diverse group of enthusiastic young professionals dedicated to promoting the mission of Cinema/Chicago. The Junior Board assists in fundraising and volunteering to support Cinema/Chicago’s Education Outreach Program. For more information about the Junior Board, please email Cinema/Chicago Junior Board liaison Rebecca Fons.

2014 Junior Board Members

Jennifer Boulos
Social Media & Marketing Manager
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

Taylor Champion
Portfolio Manager, U.S. Trust
Favorite film: The 400 Blows

Chen Xin
Doctoral Student, Philosophy Department, Loyola University Chicago
Favorite film: It’s a Wonderful Life

Caren Evers
Sales Associate, MB Fianancial
Favorite film: Stranger Than Fiction

Conor Gee
Physician Marketing, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare
Favorite film: Pulp Fiction

Jake Golovchuk
Sr. Fiscal Policy Analyst, City of Chicago
Favorite film: Heat

Matthew Ingersoll
Attorney, Quarles & Brady, LLP

Ashley Loquercio
Junior Board Vice President
Producer/Co-Founder, Crankstrap Productions
Favorite film: Breathless

Chris Love
Founder, Indie Kid Films

Harrison Mackler
Dentist, UIC
Favorite film: Hook

Mike Maggio
Senior Account Executive, Groupon
Favorite film: The Usual Suspects

Kim McLean
Nurse Care Manager, Blue Cross Blue Sheild of IL
Favorite film: Flirting With Disaster

Johnetta Paye
Lawyer, J. Paye and Associates Attorneys at Law
Favorite film: Good Will Hunting

Lindsey Pruett Smith
Facilities Coordinator, Constellation Brands
Favorite film: The Wizard of Oz

Hanna Soltys
Junior Board President
Copywriter, Marketing Werks
Favorite film: Singin’ in the Rain

Lastenia Suarez
International Business Development Manager, ABC Global Services
Favorite film: Annie Hall

Dan Whittaker
Designer, Project Management, Newsweb Corporation

Sunny Williams
Attorney, Cozen O’ Connor
Favorite film: The Graduate

Amy Zanlungo
Channel Development Manager, Hillshire Brands