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Bridge Communities is a program that transforms lives of homeless families.  Surveys completed in 2013 show that, one year after graduating from the Bridge program:

  • 100% of graduates maintained stable housing
  • 100% of graduates maintained stable employment
  • 93% of graduates had not increased their debt

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Leadership staff

Office Location
505 Crescent Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 545-0610
fax (630) 545-0640

Do you need housing help?
(630) 545-0610 x20
Email Bridge for Housing Help

General Information
(630) 545-0610 x10

General Email
mark.milligan@bridgecommunities.org

 

 

CEO
John Hayner
(630) 545-0610 x28
john.hayner@bridgecommunities.org

Co-Founder
Mark Milligan
(630) 545-0610 x10 or
(630) 205-8482
mark.milligan@bridgecommunities.org

Program Director
Karen Stewart
(630) 545-0610 x 17
(630) 567-4779
karen.stewart@bridgecommunities.org

Manager of Employment Services
Mary Zienty
(630) 728-7601
mary.zienty@bridgecommunities.org 

Employment Counselor
Jodi Fegter
(765) 220-2523
jodi@fegter@bridgecommunities.org

Manager of Education Services
Theresa Misher
(630) 545-0610 x 22
theresa.misher@bridgecommunities.org

Coordinator of Children's Activities
Sharon Drucker
(630) 618-8194
sharon.drucker@bridgecommunities.org

Manager of Intake Services
Will Moeller, LCSW
(630) 545-0610 x 20
will.moeller@bridgecommunities.org

Case Managers
Paul Matthews, LCSW
(630) 545-0610 x 33
paul.matthews@bridgecommunities.org

Molly Colford Howieson
(630) 715-3504
molly.howieson@bridgecommunities.org

Robyn Mason
(630) 545-0610 ext. 26
robyn.mason@bridgecommunities.org

Tom Thiltgen
(847) 867-5340
tom.thiltgen@bridgecommunities.org

Pathways Case Manager
Yesenia Sanchez
(630) 973-3927
yesenia.sanchez@bridgecommunities.org

Director of Operations
Yvonne Naese, CPA
(630) 545-0610 x 24
yvonne.naese@bridgecommunities.org

Resource Development Director
Amy Van Polen, CFRE
(630) 545-0610 x 12
amy.vanpolen@bridgecommunities.org

Director of Grants
Margo Matthew
(630) 545-0610 x 25
margo.matthew@bridgecommunities.org

Special Event Manager
Jennie Gates
(630) 545-0610 x 19
jennie.gates@bridgecommunities.org

Naperville Community Outreach Coordinator
Vicky Joseph
(630) 355-1043
vicky.joseph@bridgecommunities.org

Communications and Donor Relations Manager
Lisa Doyle
(630) 545-0610 x 30
lisa.doyle@bridgecommunities.org

Manager of Major Gift Development
Susan Hacker
(630) 545-0610 x 23
susan.hacker@bridgecommunities.org