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Staff

Michele ZurakowskiExecutive Director

708-434-0085

Michele Zurakowski

Executive Director
708-434-0085

Teri MillerDirector of Development

708-613-4200

Teri Miller

Director of Development
708-613-4200

Ricardo J GarciaVolunteer and Pantry Manager

708-386-1324, ext. 1114

Ricardo J Garcia

Volunteer and Pantry Manager
708-386-1324, ext. 1114

Beth KleinFinance and Operations Manager

708-386-1324, ext. 1109

Beth Klein

Finance and Operations Manager
708-386-1324, ext. 1109

Monnette BarielVolunteer Coordinator

708-386-1324 ext. 1107

Monnette Bariel

Volunteer Coordinator
708-386-1324 ext. 1107

Lauren BrightmoreDevelopment and Events Coordinator

708-386-1324 ext. 1102

Lauren Brightmore

Development and Events Coordinator
708-386-1324 ext. 1102

David BradleyDistribution Supervisor

David Bradley

Distribution Supervisor

Nina BernacetDisabled and Aging Population Specialist

708-386-1324 ext. 2115

Nina Bernacet

Disabled and Aging Population Specialist
708-386-1324 ext. 2115

Maria DelisNutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian

708-386-1324 ext. 1110

Maria Delis

Nutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian
708-386-1324 ext. 1110

Bashaer DiabData and Outreach Coordinator

Bashaer Diab

Data and Outreach Coordinator

Daisy GabrielPrograms Coordinator

Daisy Gabriel

Programs Coordinator

Mya GambleCommunity Nutrition Program Specialist

Mya Gamble

Community Nutrition Program Specialist

Brianne KelloggNutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian

708-386-1324 ext. 1111

Brianne Kellogg

Nutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian
708-386-1324 ext. 1111

Karen MurphyDevelopment Coordinator

708-386-1324 x 1102

Karen Murphy

Development Coordinator
708-386-1324 x 1102

Anthony OverhiserPantry Assistant

Anthony Overhiser

Pantry Assistant

Smith PowellPantry Supervisor

Smith Powell

Pantry Supervisor

Sarah Abboreno CorbinCommunications Manager

708-386-1324 x 1108

Sarah Abboreno Corbin

Communications Manager
708-386-1324 x 1108

Board of Directors

Stephanie SchrodtPresident

Community volunteer and certified teacher, with a decade of professional experience in human resources management.

Stephanie Schrodt

President

Stacey WilliamsVice President

Community volunteer with experience in nonprofit board management, marketing and consumer behavior.

Stacey Williams

Vice President

Andrew MaychrukTreasurer

Chief Technology Officer, Old Second National Bank

Andrew Maychruk

Treasurer

Cassandra WestSecretary

Media consultant and freelance business and education writer

Cassandra West

Secretary

Elizabeth Sweeney Backes

Vice President, Bank of America Leasing

Elizabeth Sweeney Backes

Mark Smylie

Professor Emeritus, College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago; Visiting Professor, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University

Mark Smylie

Townsend Bailey

Director, North America, Sustainability at McDonald's

Townsend lives in Oak Park with his wife and two daughters and enjoys all outdoor activities, especially running, hiking and sailing. 

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Townsend Bailey

Cuyler Brown

Community volunteer and commercial lender with Huntington Bank. 

Cuyler Brown

Thomas Gary

Economic Development professional, Office of the State Treasurer

Thomas Gary

Susie Goldschmidt

Senior Vice President, Market President, Byline Bank

Susie Goldschmidt

Laura Gutierrez

Impact Coordinator, The Chicago Community Trust

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Laura Gutierrez

Patricia Hannon

Pediatrician, Erie Family Health Center

Patricia Hannon

David Henkes

Food Industry Consultant and Trendwatcher.

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David Henkes

Shawn Joseph

Licensed Banker with JPMorgan Chase & Co., Chase Tower Chicago, lifelong learner, global explorer, servant leader, and community volunteer.

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Shawn Joseph

Donna Myers

Principal at Adaptation Capital

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Donna Myers

Tyrone Thomas

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at Invenergy

Tyrone Thomas

Tom Watson

Head of Sales for financial risk analytics provider, Hanweck Associates

Tom Watson

Liz Ziehl

Publishing & Product Development Professional

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Liz Ziehl

Staff photo's are courtesy of Matt Kosterman Photography.