Gala Co-Chairs: Bess Tremonto Cook, Karen Lilly Mozer

Advisory Chair: Donna LaPietra

Honorary Chairs: Dona Lee Trotter, Gordon Sinclair

MC/Auctioneer: Billy Harris

Host Committee:
Lorin Adolf
Joe Campagna
Laura Goodman
Anne Trotter Hinkamp
Robert Houde
Portia Belloc Lowndes
Irv Michaels
Anne Rashford
Mark Signorio
Scott Trotter
Paul Vitagliano
Sari Zernich Worsham

Graphic Design: Dana Chen

Marketing: Alexandra Charleston, Caren Leonard

Trotter Project Staff:
Derrek Hull, Executive Director
LaKiesha P Dunn, Pillars of Excellence Program Coordinator
Paula Houde, Manager of Operations

Board of Directors:
Robert Houde, President
Michael Taus, Vice President
Joe Campagna, Secretary
Christopher Kiefor, Treasurer
John W. Albee
Bess Tremonto Cook
Irv Michaels
Karen Lilly Mozer
Anne F. Rashford
Kimberly K. Shambrook
Paul Vitagliano
Sari Zernich Worsham

Excellence Gala Corporate Sponsors (list in formation):
United, Presenting Sponsor
Au Bon Climat
Chef Works
Chef's Warehouse
D'Artagnan
Euro Usa
Guittard Chocolates
Lot 91
Peninsula Hotel Chicago
Publican Quality Bread
Robert Houde Wines
Seafood Merchants
The Chef's Garden
Woodford Reserve

Pillars of Excellence Partners
C-Cap
Kendall College
Washburne Culinary and Hospitality Institute

Annual Corporate Sponsors
United Airlines
Chef Works
Peninsula Hotel Chicago
Samsung
Woodford Reserve