Welcome to our New Board Members

March 14, 2023

AIDS Foundation Chicago is excited to welcome five new individuals to our Board of Directors. Our 29-member Board of Directors contributes to the vision and leadership of AFC, comprised of individuals with unique perspectives and lived experiences, working towards helping us achieve our goals of equity and justice.  


Nnenna Okeke’s professional public health and healthcare experience spans nearly 15 years and various research, strategy-focused, implementation, and advocacy roles. Currently, she is the Head of Research and Insights at Homeward - a technology-enabled healthcare provider that addresses care access and quality gaps among rural populations. At Homeward, her work ensures that strategic decisions about how they serve rural populations are grounded in evidence about patient needs, desired health outcomes, and environmental context. Before joining Homeward, she held positions at Meta, American Medical Association, and NORC at the University of Chicago.  

Keith McQueen Bishop Keith McQueen is the Overseer and Founder of Powerhouse Church Global. Powerhouse Church is one of the fastest-growing LGBTQ affirming churches. Powerhouse Church is a dynamic multicultural Church throughout the United States and Brazil with various community outreach and engagement programs including: a food pantry, STI Testing & linkage to care, and an after-school program. 

In July of 2017, Powerhouse Church expanded to the City of Chicago and has developed programs to promote Violence prevention, HIV prevention and education.  Powerhouse Church has launched four more campuses in Jacksonville, FL, Boston, MA, Greensboro, NC and Los Angeles, CA. Bishop Keith McQueen lives life according to a very simple message , "God doesn't need your excuses, HE only wants your YES". 

Rina Shah is the Group Vice President of Pharmacy of the Future and Segment Strategy at Walgreens. She began her career at Walgreens in 1998 in  stores where she held various pharmacy roles. In 2007, Rina joined the corporate support center where she held multiple leadership positions in which she was responsible for launching innovative healthcare initiatives, leading market access sales operations and client services. Most recently, she was responsible for pharmacy operations, services and specialty across 9,000+ Walgreens community pharmacies. Rina was critical in the COVID-19 pandemic response with the enablement of vaccinations, testing and treatment services across the Walgreens enterprise. In her current role, she leads a team that is responsible for pharmacy strategy across the Walgreens portfolio, which includes prescription delivery and pharmacy services. Rina received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2005. 

Patrick Strieck currently serves as the U.S. P&BB Distribution Integration Lead for BMO Harris Bank.  His current role is responsible for driving decisions and the support of change pertaining to the acquisition of Bank of the West by BMO for the Distribution network.  This includes all touch points that impact employees, customers and processes that interact and engage in branches as well as numerous specialty customer facing teams.   

Patrick attended the University of Nevada, Reno Bachelor of Fine Arts program. He is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt and previously held his securities licenses. Patrick takes pride in having led national employee diversity work initiatives and championing employee affinity groups. He has previously served on non-profit boards which have included the San Francisco LGBT Community Center and the United Way of Capitol Counties.  

Sean Radford is the Executive Vice President and Chief HR Officer at HALO, a $1B branded merchandise, corporal apparel and recognition and incentives company headquarter in Chicagoland. Prior to HALO he served in various human resources roles at CNA Insurance, a multibillion-dollar global leader in the insurance industry. His roles at CNA included senior vice president of organizational effectiveness and transformation, senior vice president and HR business partner, and director of talent management and leadership development. Prior to entering the human resources field at CNA, he served in sales and operations leadership roles at two other Fortune 500 companies. He holds a BA in Law and Society from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a MS in Learning & Organizational Change from Northwestern University. 

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