AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC)’s associate board includes young professionals and emerging leaders who are passionate in the fight for HIV/AIDS services and prevention in the Chicagoland area. Members of the associate board act as ambassadors for AFC by taking part in fundraising, community service and advocacy activities that create health equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and other related chronic conditions.
Last month, AFC’s associate board voted on and approved the addition of four new members. AFC is ecstatic to welcome the following professionals to our associate board and larger AFC community.
Sam Anyanwu (he, him, his) is an Associate Scientific Director in Medical Affairs at AbbVie, a global pharmaceutical organization dedicated to innovating new medicines that significantly impact the lives of patients living with chronic diseases. Sam holds a Ph.D. in Immunology, a M.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology and a B.S. in Biochemistry. In his free time, he enjoys long hikes, tennis, golf and overseas travel. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Charlie Jungwirth (he, him, his) is the Manager of Events and Community Engagement at Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN). Charlie is also a proud graduate of Columbia College Chicago where he studied broadcast journalism. In his free time, he is an avid runner, devoted cyclist and is committed to volunteering with LGBTQ+ rights groups. He lives in the Ravenswood neighborhood with his dog.
Eric Skipworth (he, him, his) works in Investment and Valuation for Paramount Lodging Advisors and recently completed his Master of Real Estate Finance at DePaul University. Outside of work, he enjoys architecture, design and cooking. Eric is excited to serve on the Associate Board and contribute to a cause that is essential to the well-being of our communities.
Mason Zurovchak (he, him, his) is an IT consultant specializing in commerce technology strategy for Fortune 500 merchants. He is also an MBA candidate at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he is the co-chair of Booth Pride, the LGBTQ+ advocacy organization. He is thrilled to join AFC’s Associate Board and have a positive impact on Chicago communities. In his free time, Mason likes to read novels and spend time outdoors.