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Life and Honorary Trustees

In addition to its active trustees, North Central is fortunate to enjoy the ongoing counsel of many life and honorary trustees who have retired from active board status. Current life and honorary trustees include:


Dr. John D. Bramsen ’60
Mathematical Sociologist (Retired), Chicago, Illinois

Donald J. Hackl
President; Loebl, Schlossman & Hackl, Inc., Architects, Chicago, Illinois

James A. McDermet M '92
Senior Vice President, Global and Americas Operations (Retired); Starbucks Corporation, Mercer Island, Washington

Holly I. Myers ’69
President (Retired); Pediatric Insurance Consultants, Inc., Naperville, Illinois

Dr. Richard G. Norenberg ’55
Thoracic Surgeon; Bay Pines Veterans Medical Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

Richard F. Wehrli ’56
Chairman of the Board; Naperville Excavating, Naperville, Illinois

Dr. Herman B. White Jr.
Senior Scientist Emeritus, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois

Dr. Harold R. Wilde H’15
President Emeritus; North Central College, Naperville, Illinois

Robert A. Wislow ’67
Chairman; Parkside Realty, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

Dr. Beth Thomas Zimmermann ’63
Instructor of Nursing; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio


James E. Bramsen ’59
President; Spraying Systems Co., Wheaton, Illinois

Leota Buss Ester ’51
President and Owner (Retired); Landmark: The Staffing Resource, Evanston, Illinois

Dr. John M. Giannini ’84
Founding Director of the Center for Sports Communication and Social Impact; Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey

John L. Novak ’64
Treasurer (Retired); DuPage County, Lombard, Illinois

William N. Plamondon
President and CEO, R.I. Heller & Co., Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Rick Spencer H’22
Vice President for Institutional Advancement (Retired); North Central College, Naperville, Illinois

Dr. Myron W. Wentz ’63
Founder and Chairman Emeritus USANA Health Sciences and Founder Sanoviv Medical Institute, Cayman Islands

Updated as of November 2023

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