Giving: Chicago Foundation for Women names board chair July 26 2017 Melissa Wylie BizWomen New additions. The Chicago Foundation for Women elected Patricia Costello Slovak, partner at Schiff Hardin LLP in Chicago, as board chair, according to a press release. Slovak has been a member of the CFW board of directors since 2012. She was previously chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Alliance for Women and a commissioner on the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, per the release. The CFW also appointed four new board members: Carmin Awadzi, founder of Magnolia Custom Homes, Susan M. Kurowski, audit partner at Deloitte, Gretchen M. Wolf, partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, and Ann Marie Wright, chief operating officer for the North American Commercial Bank for BMO Financial Group. Read the full article here.