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Leadership staff

Office Location

500 Roosevelt Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
phone (630) 545-0610 - fax (630) 545-0640

Mailing Address

505 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Do you need housing help?
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Interim CEO & Senior DirectorAmy Van Polen, CFRE
(630) 403-5090,

Associate Director of Program Partnerships, Marti Deuter

Director of Employment and Adult Education, Jodi Fegter
(630) 403-5111,

Employment and Adult Education Counselor, Kristina Martinez
(630) 403-5112,

Employment and Adult Education Counselor, Zhavonne Morse
(630) 403-5110, 

Director of Children's and Support Services, Jill Garbaliauskas
(630) 403-5099, 

Children's Program Coordinator, Michelle Stasi
(630) 403-5097, 

Children's Program Coordinator, Janet Carlson
(630) 403-5089, 

Volunteer Coordinator, Mary Slade
(630) 403-5098, 

Manager of Family Wellness, Megan DeAngelis
(630) 403-5087, 

Director of Data and Evaluation, Susan Ryerson Espino, Ph.D.
(630) 403-5094, 

Director of Program Housing, Dave MacArtney
(630) 403-5108, 

Intake and Program Assistant, Katie Roper
(630) 403-5113, 

Intake and Program Assistant, Joy Spratt


Senior Case Managers

Paul Matthews, LCSW
(630) 403-5104,

Molly Colford Howieson
(630) 403-5107,

Case Managers

Aseia Wells
(630) 403-5115,

Veronica Horton
(630) 403-5114, 

Director of Finance & Administration, Meghan Kilian, CPA
(630) 403-5102,

Portfolio Manager, Yesenia Sanchez
(630) 403-5103,

Staff Accountant, Cassie Nesheim
(630) 545-0610, ext.3, 

Director of Community Engagement, Jen Bystry
(630) 403-5095, 

Senior Development Manager, Margo Matthew
(630) 403-5091,

Manager of Foundation and Corporate Relations, Andrea Carradus
(630) 403-5093,

Manager of Donor Relations, Liza Sury
(630) 403-5096,

Communications & Marketing Manager, Andrew Baumann
(630) 403-5092,

"As a mentor, I feel that I have received more than I have given...the goal of a mentor might be to help families find resources to further their education, get out of debt, and plan for the future, but one soon realizes that it is the social and emotional support that is most essential.  Being a mentor has taught me patience, compassion, and perseverance.  It has changed my definition of success and increased my gratitude toward family, friends and God."