Michelle Collins

Non-Executive Director


Michelle Collins is president of Cambium LLC, a business and financial advisory firm since 27. In 1997, she co-founded Svoboda, Collins LLC, a private equity firm, where she served as managing director from 1998 to 26; she is now a member of the firm’s advisory board. From 1992 to 1997, she was a principal in the corporate finance department at William Blair & Company, LLC, where she focused on specialty retail, direct-to-consumer and distribution businesses.

Michelle is a member of the boards of Health Care Service Corporation, Ulta Beauty, Inc., Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, CIBC Bancorp US, Inc. and Strategic Marketing, Inc.  She previously served on several other public and private company boards. 

Michelle is a member of the boards and executive committees of the commercial club of Chicago and the economic club of Chicago. Professional affiliations include The Chicago Network, National Association of Corporate Directors, Black Corporate Directors and Global Risk Institute. She also serves on several non-profit boards, including Chicago public library foundation, National Louis University and the Museum of Science and Industry.