ChiFive Associate Board

About ChiFive

The ChiFive Associate Board is a group of young professionals focused on raising awareness about ChiArts as well as creating a group of ambassadors and advocates who are well-versed in ChiArts’ mission. ChiFive welcomes members and guests to a variety of social events, listed below, which tie into ChiArts’ production calendar and showcase student talent.

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ChiFive Associate Board, uniting creatively spirited young professionals to build awareness of ChiArts through philanthropic ventures that engage the Chicago community and foster connections with like-minded organizations. We will champion the next generation of culturally engaged leaders by spotlighting student work, spanning ChiArts five conservatories.

ChiFive Executive Board

Camille Kuthrell (Korn Ferry Hay Group)
Allie Plantery (Leo Burnett)
Alec Richardson (agencyEA)
Emily Schwartz (Hogsalt)
Jonathon Thierer (Optum Technology)
Mark Zurales (True Partners Consulting LLC)

Join us at an upcoming an event!

  • Monday, 2/12 7pm ChiFive meeting (location TBD)
  • Saturday, 2/24 6:30pm ChiArti Gras (Polish Museum of America) This is a Mardi-Gras-themed party and fundraiser spear-headed by our parents. All ChiFive members are provided complimentary admission! 🙂
  • Monday, 4/9 7pm ChiFive meeting (location TBD)
  • Saturday, 5/19 9pm ChiFive Presents: Messing with a Friend (ChiArts) This is a ChiFive-run event, all proceeds of which will go to ChiArts! 
  • Monday, 6/11 7pm ChiFive meeting (location TBD)



*ChiArts is located at 2714 W. Augusta Blvd. near the intersection of Augusta and California in Humboldt Park.