Board of Directors

The work we do for and with the youth of Chicago would not be possible without the ongoing support of our dedicated Board.

  • Marty Behn, Chair
    • Attorney at Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Kendra Freeman, Vice Chair
    • Director of Community Engagement, Metropolitan Planning Council
  • Cathy Williams, Treasurer
    • Deputy Chief of Finance at Illinois State Tollway
  • Yvonne Lange, Ph.D., Secretary
    • Professor of Pathology Emeritus at Rush University Medical Center
  • Stan Barrish
    • Owner, Retired, Chicago Case Company
  • Barbara Blumenthal
    • Regional Medical Director, Retired, Kaplan Test Prep
  • Edmund Buck
    • Crew Chief, READI Chicago Project, North Lawndale Employment Network
  • Eric Celauro
    • Senior Counsel at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Stephanie Duloc
    • Vice President, Investor Relations at Antares Capital LP
  • Carla Goldstein
    • Legal Industry Innovator Consultant
  • Lael Johnson
    • Attorney, Retired
  • Meade Palidofsky
    • Founder and Artistic Director, Storycatchers Theatre
  • Rhoda Reeling
    • Vice President, National Association of Realtors, Retired
  • David Sowinski, Ph.D.
    • Partner at Vantage Leadership Consulting
  • Iris Witkowsky (Emeritus)
    • Architectural/Historical Tour Guide of Chicago, Retired¬†