These dedicated community leaders are committed to serving at-risk families in Evanston and beyond.


  • Marcia Richman

    Early Childhood Education Specialist

  • Shelley Keller

    Vice President
    Independent Consultant

  • Laura Born

    Booth School of Management
    University of Chicago

  • John (Jack) Close

    Finance Chair
    Vice President, Byline Bank

  • Terri Drews

    Beyond the Baby Blues

  • Helen Hilken

    Development Chair
    Major Gifts, Block Museum
    Northwestern University, Retired


  • Steven Adams

    Head Librarian, Science and Engineering Library
    Northwestern University

  • Frank Moy

    Manager, Fifth Third Bank

  • Kerri-Simone Adedeji

    Self-employed, Independent Career Coach

  • Beth Bodan

    Project Management

  • Tyrie Gardner

    Director, Medical Laboratory Science Program Evanston Hospital
    Manager, Laboratory Skokie Hospital

  • Angela Kalb

    Pediatric Dentistry

  • Gabby Caputto Nagle

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Helene Rosenblum

    Marketing & Communications Chair, Leapfrog Online

  • Julie Trester

    Attorney, Cozen O’Connor

  • Nicole Van Laan

    Controller, Northwestern University

  • Arden Handler

    UIC, School of Public Health

  • Louise Keely

    Ernst & Young

  • Richard Hemwall

    Portfolio Manager
    Romano Brothers

  • Robert Jones

    Charitable Tax Analyst in Wealth Management
    Northern Trust Company