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Board of Directors

Executive Leadership:

Chairperson:
David Larson
Regional President
Wintrust Financial

Vice Chairperson:
Stephanie Pierce
Founder
Bridge Builders

Secretary:
Carol C. Gavin
Attorney at Law
 

Treasurer:
Mike Viola
Senior Vice President
RBS Citizens Bank


Members-at-Large

Laura Allen
Co-founder
Lives in Transition

Tim MacKenzie
Managing Director 
Merit Capital Partners
Joseph Hoff
Retired
HSBC, Financial Services 
 

Lainie Kennedy
Vice President of Human Resources
Surgery Partners

Carl A. Pellettieri, Esq.
Principal
Impact Healthcare Services

Zed Francis
Retired
Bank of America

Coleman Tuggle
Principal
Triform, LLC 

Karen Wells
Owner
The Goddard School, Plainfield

Laura Jensen
Retired

The Illinois Basic Economic Security Tables show that, for a family of 3 (adult, preschooler, school-age child) at least $72,420 is the needed annual salary in order to be economically secure in Illinois.