Advisory Board

John Mueller
John Mueller
Chairman and Owner, G&W Electric
John H. Mueller is currently Chairman and Owner of G&W Electric Company, Bolingbrook, IL. G&W Electric is a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the electric power industry. John joined the company in 1987 as a regional sales manager and held numerous other sales positions before starting his tenure as President.
Herman E. Bulls
Herman E. Bulls
Vice Chairman, Americas, JLL
Herman E. Bulls Bulls is Vice Chairman, Americas, at JLL. He also cofounded and served as president and CEO of Bulls Capital Partners, a commercial mortgage banking firm. Before joining JLL, Mr. Bulls completed nearly 12 years of active duty service with the U.S. Army and retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Stephen Markscheid
Stephen Markscheid
Partner, Wilton Partners
Stephen Markscheid is a partner at Wilton Partners, a Shanghai based boutique investment bank. He serves as independent non-executive director of CNinsure, Inc., Jinko Solar Inc., Ener-Core Inc., Asian Capital Holdings Ltd., and ChinaCast Education Corporation. Steve is also a trustee of Princeton-in-Asia.
Stephen A. Smith
Stephen A. Smith
President & CEO, GlenArbor Partners, Inc.
Stephen Smith is the President and Chief Executive Officer of GlenArbor Partners. He serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Reclamation Technology Systems LLC, a company which integrates waste sorting and sanitation of food contaminated paper and plastic to produce pulp, tissue parent rolls and various consumer tissue products.
Hugh Reams
Hugh Reams
Sr. Advisor, Shannon Advisors
Hugh Reams is a Senior Advisor at Shannon Advisors, which raises institutional capital from pension funds, endowments, foundations and high net worth family offices for buyout and venture capital funds. Hugh was a Managing director at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (DLJ), Credit Suisse, and LaSalle Investment Management.
Peter Schaff
Peter Schaff
Private Investor, Real Estate
Retired, LaSalle Investment Management
Peter Schaff retired in 2013 as North America CEO of LaSalle Investment Management. He was responsible for overseeing LaSalle’s real estate private equity business in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Peter is pursuing real estate investments as a private investor and also serves as a non-executive board advisor for UK & European Investments, a real estate investment firm based in London.