The Chicago chapter of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS is a unique volunteer group of men and women from a variety of design and non-design related businesses committed to helping those living with HIV/AIDS and those at risk.


Executive Officers

Kimberly Ecker, Jo Chicago, Co-Chairman
Alison Wilcox, Nate Berkus Associates,
Amber Van Kley, Eastlake Studio.
Nick Africano, Herman Miller,
Liaison to the Board

Board Members

Jackson Adams, Luminaire
Edgar Oswaldo Cobar, Sinai Health Systems
Ellen Krakos, Global
Amanda McCoy, Maharam
Chris McKenzie, Sears Holding Corporation
Susanne Nelsen, DL Couch
Daniel Ortiz, Teknion
Emily Reidy, Mary Cook Associates
Brad Scelfo, Brookside Veneers
Meredith Smerchek, Nate Berkus Studio
Chrissy Thompson, The Ruder Group
J.T. Garofalo, CBRE, Auxiliary Board Advisor

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