Toby Lindo

Peggy Carroll,  Digital Media, L2T Media


Ted Cartner, Board Member at Large, Blackhawk Chapter of the Classic Wooden Boat Club

Randy Conner, Board Member at Large, Commissioner City of Chicago Department of Water Management

John G. Crowley, Board Member at Large, Crowley’s Yacht Yard

Bob Hoelterhoff, Vice President of the Board, President, J&B Sign Co.

Jack Kraft, Treasurer of the Board, Former COO, Leo Burnett

George Lowe, Board Member at Large, President Sparkfactor

Toby Lindo, Executive Director

Patrick McBriarty,  Author, Children’s writer & Historian

Damone Richardson, Board Member at Large, Broker at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Joe Rickard,  CEO Offsite

Gail Spreen,  Senior Vice President, Sales - Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

CMAC Organizing Committee – the following volunteers helped frame this proposed organization bringing solid experience and expertise in architecture, design, real estate, urban planning, marketing, education, project management, and fundraising to launch this nonprofit organization.


  • Toby Lindo, Project Leader & Captain of the ROBERT ALLAN II

  • Tom Besore, Chicago Attorney , Urban Planer & Real Estate Broker

  • Dan Martin, Managing Director, Market & Feasibility Advisors

  • Patrick McBriarty,* Writer, author, & historian

  • Joe Rickard,* Managing Director & CIO, InCapital, CEO, OFFSITE

  • Mary West, Designer and graduate of IIT School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture

  • Richard Wilson, Director of Urban Design & Planning, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

  • John G. Crowley,* Crowley’s Yacht Yard, LLC

  • Bob Hoelterhoff,* President, J&B Sign Company

  • Eric Johnstone, Chicago Developer & Owner, Anchor’s Way Marina

  • Jack Kraft,* Former COO, Leo Burnett

  • George Lowe*, President, Sparkfactor

* Denotes member of the Board of Directors of CMAC