Michelle L. Collins

President, Cambium LLC

Ms. Collins has been President of Cambium LLC since 2007. Cambium is a Chicago-based business and financial advisory firm that serves small and medium-sized businesses. She brings 30 years of experience in corporate governance, investment banking, and private equity and has significant corporate board experience, having served as a director for several publicly-traded companies across a wide range of industries. Ms. Collins served as a director of PrivateBancorp, Inc. from 2014 until it was acquired by CIBC on June 23, 2017. Ms. Collins is a director of CIBC Bancorp USA Inc., CIBC Bank USA, Health Care Service Corporation and Strategic Marketing Inc. She is a member of the Advisory Boards of Svoboda Capital Partners, LLC and Cedar Street Asset Management, and has served on several philanthropic and non-profit boards, including the Chicago Public Library Foundation and the Museum of Science and Industry.

Ms. Collins received the 2018 Spirit of Erikson Award from Erikson Institute in recognition of her 22 years of service on the board, including as chair from 2014 to 2017, and her commitment to the children and families that Erikson serves. Ms. Collins also received the 2018 Outstanding Leader Award for Business from the YWCA in recognition of her distinguished career in business, community involvement and willingness to take on leadership positions on impacting women's lives and racial justice.

Ms. Collins holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University.