Tracie R. POrter, ESQ.


Tracie R. Porter is an Attorney and Professor of Law with almost 25 years of practice experience in Chicago and over 10 years of teaching experience at law schools throughout the country and internationally. Tracie's work philosophy is driven by her desire to provide a better opportunity, lifestyle, and state-of-mind for her clients and students. Tracie is a graduate of Whitney M. Young High School in Chicago, holds a Bachelor's of Arts in International Business from Cornell College, and a Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.


Alex M. Nelson

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Alex is a 2017 graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bishop Noll High School in Hammond, Indiana where he also received numerous merit scholar awards.  He is currently a sophomore at Marian University and enrolled in a Dual Degree Engineering Program, majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry. Alex was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success and is a current member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. where he is the Treasurer for this local chapter.  Alex aspires to have a career in Mechanical Engineering focusing in the automotive industry. 


Board Members

Tracie R. Porter (Country Club Hills, IL), Chairman of the Board and President

Alex M. Nelson (Hammond, IN), Board Member and Executive Director

Dorothy J. Johnson (Glenwood, IL), Board Member

Elloit M. Echols (Homewood, IL), Board Member

Lori Hartsfield Neal (Country Club Hills, IL), Board Member

Mary Hartsfield (Matteson, IL), Board Member

Dr. Tracie M. Gibson (Northampton, MA), Board Member