Avenues to Independence Board of Directors

Chair - Jerry Feldman Callander Trails, LLC

Vice Chair- Andrea Goodkin HR, HUB International

Treasurer - Eric Johnson BMO Harris Bank, Vice President Business Banking

Secretary - Jacki Kimel L.I.C.A. Education Administrator (retired)

Robert Okazaki President & CEO, Avenues to Independence

Allan Bartel President, Allegro Music (reitred)

Linda Buggy Community volunteer

Matthew Coyne Owner, Coyne and Company Insurance

Jeanne Doheny Teacher, Roosevelt School

Clark Gapen First Vice President, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Tom Garcea Owner, RG Construction

Patricia Grimes Vice President, Glenview State Bank (retired)

Peg O'Herron Immediate Past Chair; Sears Management (retired)

Bob Healy Credit Manager, Unocal, (reitred)

Jill Liska Sergent & Lundy

Michael MaRous President, Marous and Company

Jim Meyer Attorney

Sara McKitrick Berkshire Hathaway Home Koenig/Rubloff

Fred Sasser CEO, Sasser Family Holdings, Inc.

Jolene Wise-Silverman Attorney, SEC

Richard Spatafora Oak Leaf Sales

Steve Wilson Wilson Dow Group


Avenues Foundation Board

Board Chair - Fred Sasser, CEO, Sasser Family Holdings, Inc.

Amy Bergren, MB Financial

Paul Carlisle, Wintrust, Excutive Vice President

Clarence Herbst, Resinoid Engineering (retired)

Jerry Feldman, Callendar Trails LLC

Joseph Keenan, Attorney

Curt Rodin, Anesi Ozman Rodin Novak and Kohen Ltd

Robert Washlow, Bay West Management LLC


Avenues Partnership Boards - More Info »

Chicago Partnership Board

Chair, Diana Olivo, Nouryon

Immediate Past Chicago Board Chair, Lauren Barron, BMO Harris Bank

Kara Allcox, Community volunteer

Chad Andrulonis, MB Financial

Amy Bergren, MB Financial

Joe Bertoni, Morgan Stanley

Matthew Blohn, Salesforce

Paul Carlisle, Wintrust Financial

Karen Clarke, PepsiCo Chicago (retired)

Jerry Feldman, Callander Trails, LLC

Eldon Ham, Eldon L. Ham, P.C.

Ryan Jalowiecki, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Gina LoCacciato, Sasser Family Holdings

Susan Matejka, HUB International

Kelly Pronek, Sasser Family Holdings

Collin Sasser, Rush Health

Brian Stewart, The Keystone Group

Julie Carlisle Streu, Wintrust Financial

Jolene Wise Silverman, SEC

Suburban Partnership Board

Chair, Susan Feldman

Dirk Ahlbeck, Sassetti

Bob Border, Coveris

Cheryl Border, Community volunteer

Marc J. Blumenthal, Attorney 

Ed Coyne, Coyne and Company

Jerry Hoglund, Hoglund Associates

Kathy Korsch, Lawson Products, Inc.

John Sasser, Sasser Consulting, Inc.

Joel Shoolin, Advocate Medical Group

Anne Skoronski, US Bank

Tom Villano, Villano Interiors

Cindy Walsh, Community volunteer

Jamie Zimmerman, Community volunteer