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Michele Zurakowski, CEO Beyond Hunger

Michele Zurakowski, PhDChief Executive Officer

708-434-0085
Michele Zurakowski, CEO Beyond Hunger

Michele Zurakowski, PhD

Chief Executive Officer
708-434-0085
Teri Miller and her gorgeous smile

Teri MillerDirector of Development

708-613-4200
Teri Miller and her gorgeous smile

Teri Miller

Director of Development
708-613-4200
Ricardo Garcia with his gorgeous smile

Ricardo J GarciaSenior Pantry Programs Manager

708-386-1324, ext. 1114
Ricardo Garcia with his gorgeous smile

Ricardo J Garcia

Senior Pantry Programs Manager
708-386-1324, ext. 1114
Beth Klein with her gorgeous smile

Beth KleinFinance and Operations Manager

708-386-1324, ext. 1109
Beth Klein with her gorgeous smile

Beth Klein

Finance and Operations Manager
708-386-1324, ext. 1109
Monnette Bariel with her gorgeous smile

Monnette BarielVolunteer Talent and Inclusion Manager

708-386-1324 ext. 1107
Monnette Bariel with her gorgeous smile

Monnette Bariel

Volunteer Talent and Inclusion Manager
708-386-1324 ext. 1107
Lauren and her fabulous smile

Lauren BrightmoreDevelopment and Events Coordinator

708-386-1324 ext. 1102
Lauren and her fabulous smile

Lauren Brightmore

Development and Events Coordinator
708-386-1324 ext. 1102
DAvid and his fabulous smile

David BradleyDistribution Supervisor

DAvid and his fabulous smile

David Bradley

Distribution Supervisor
Nina and her gorgeous smile

Nina BernacetPrograms Manager

708-386-1324 ext. 1104
Nina and her gorgeous smile

Nina Bernacet

Programs Manager
708-386-1324 ext. 1104
Sil and her lovely smile

Sil CastleburySocial Services Coordinator

708-386-1324 ext. 1106
Sil and her lovely smile

Sil Castlebury

Social Services Coordinator
708-386-1324 ext. 1106
Maria Delis with her gorgeous smile

Maria Delis, RD LDNNutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian

708-386-1324 ext. 1110
Maria Delis with her gorgeous smile

Maria Delis, RD LDN

Nutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian
708-386-1324 ext. 1110
Daisy with her lovely smile

Daisy GabrielPrograms Coordinator

708-386-1324 ext. 2113
Daisy with her lovely smile

Daisy Gabriel

Programs Coordinator
708-386-1324 ext. 2113
Mya and her fabulous smile

Mya GamblePantry Coordinator

Mya and her fabulous smile

Mya Gamble

Pantry Coordinator
Bri Kellogg with her gorgeous smile

Brianne Kellogg, MS RDN LDNNutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian

708-386-1324 ext. 1111
Bri Kellogg with her gorgeous smile

Brianne Kellogg, MS RDN LDN

Nutrition Education Coordinator and Dietitian
708-386-1324 ext. 1111
Karen Murphy with her gorgeous smile

Karen MurphyDevelopment Coordinator

708-386-1324 ext. 1102
Karen Murphy with her gorgeous smile

Karen Murphy

Development Coordinator
708-386-1324 ext. 1102
Tony Overhiser and his beautiful smile

Anthony OverhiserPantry Assistant

Tony Overhiser and his beautiful smile

Anthony Overhiser

Pantry Assistant
Smith Powell and his beautiful smile

Smith PowellPantry Supervisor

Smith Powell and his beautiful smile

Smith Powell

Pantry Supervisor
Sarah Corbin's sunny smile

Sarah Abboreno CorbinCommunications Manager

708-386-1324 x 1108
Sarah Corbin's sunny smile

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.