Honorary Co-Chairs

Toni Preckwinkle
President, Cook County Board of Commissioners

Rahm Emanuel
Mayor, City of Chicago

Board of Directors

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Jill Deichmann, President
Primera Engineers Ltd.

Cara Tiezzi, 1st Vice President
American Airlines

Matthew Palmisano, 2nd Vice President
Lakeside Bank

John Edwards, Treasurer
ACCA Global

Kathryn C. Thomas, Secretary
Chilton Yambert Porter LLP

Glenn Charles
GCJ Management LLC

William Crotty
JPMorgan Chase

Lloyd Davidson
RL Edward Partners LLC

Dan Dehmlow
Starbucks Coffee Company

David Marchiori
The Walsh Group

Martha Martinez
Cook County

Stephanie Mueller
Gilbane Building Company

Lisa Olmstead
TransUnion

Wanda Ramirez
Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago

Lisa Sawczuk
Associated Bank

Amy Rice
Power Construction Company, LLC

Brian Walsh
The Walsh Group

Staff

Wanda Ramirez, Executive Director

Chad Ruckauf, Program Manager

Tiffanie Tabrizi, Development Director  

Lisa Miranda, Program Director

Cristina Passmore, Program Assistant

Sarah Prusik, AmeriCorps Outreach Coordinator