Eileen Kamerick

Adjunct Faculty Member

Eileen Kamerick is known among top corporations – from privately-held companies to global public conglomerates – as a strategic and collaborative executive who drives profitable growth while significantly enhancing stakeholder value.  She has been CFO of leading corporations including Leo Burnett, Heidrick and Struggles International, Inc., Houlihan Lokey, and BP Amoco Americas and is an SEC Financial Expert. Professor Kamerick is a recognized expert on corporate governance and a frequently requested speaker on the topic by leading legal and governance organizations. She advises clients from starts-ups to public companies through the consulting firm she co-founded – The Governance Partners, LLC.  She currently serves on three public company boards: Associated Banc-Corp. (NYSE), Legg Mason Closed End Mutual Funds (NYSE), and Hochschild Mining, plc (LSE). Professor Kamerick chairs two audit committees and one corporate governance committee.  Previously, she served on the Board of Directors for ServiceMaster, a Fortune 100 services company, and Information Resources, Inc., a leading marketing data and analytics company, prior to the successful sale of both companies. She is an adjunct Professor of Law at The University of Chicago Law School, Washington University in St. Louis College of Law, and University of Iowa College of Law where she teaches corporate finance, corporate governance, and compliance. Recently, she was profiled as a “Director to Watch” in Directors and Boards magazine. Professor Kamerick was also profiled in The Board Game: How Smart Women Become Corporate Directors.  

For Professor Kamerick's full bio visit The Chicago Network website.

During the Fall 2021 semester, she will be teaching Corporate Boards Seminar.


AB, Boston College, 1980
Exeter College, Oxford University, 1981
JD, University of Chicago Law School, 1984
MBA, The University of Chicago, 1993