Bill Hood recently completed his tenure as chairman of the board of trustees of Columbia College Chicago. Prior to assuming the chairmanship, he served as the board's treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee.
Mr. Hood is managing director of Corporate Affairs for American Airlines, directing political and community activities in the eastern half of the United States. He has a B.A. from Illinois College and a J.D. from Northwestern University Law School.
He is a trustee of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art and a member of the Chicago Shakespeare board. He serves on the boards of Lawyers for the Creative Arts, the Chicago Area Project, and the James Jordan Center. He also serves on the Permanent Collections Acquisitions Committee for The Museum of Contemporary Photography of Columbia College Chicago.
He is married, has two children, and resides in Chicago.