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Board and Staff

Board and Staff

Board of Directors


Alan Stone


Peter Vilim

Vice President
Denis Pierce
McCalla Raymer Pierce 

Michael L. Monticello
The PrivateBank

Immediate Past President
Ginger Downs
Chicago Association of Realtors


Sonia Anaya
America Real Estate

Michael Banghart
Renaissance Social Services

Jim Brandt

Frank Falbo
Mayer Brown

Linda Kallas

Kathy Ragnar
Sarah's Circle

James M. Santos
The Pinnacle Financial Group

Richard Sciortino
Brinshore Development, LLC

Ina Murray
PNC Bank

Lisa Stone Pritzker
The Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund

Gwendolyn Turner
Community Leader

John Vranas
Vranas Ventures


Executive Team

Chief Executive Officer
Nonie Brennan
312.379.0301 x13

Vice President of Strategy and Innovation
Consuella Brown
312.379.0301 x28

Chief Financial and Operations Officer​
Steven H. Gaydos
312.379.0301 x18

Vice President of Development & Communications
Lydia Stazen Michael
312.379.0301 x11

Vice President of Community Partnerships
Dave Thomas
312.379.0301 x12

Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund Manager 
Lynette Barnes
312.379.0301 x17

Rapid Re-Housing Program Coordinator
Margaret Smith
312.379.0301 x35

Rental Assistance Program Coordinator
Leturyurin Woods
312.379.0301 x14

Continuum of Care 

Continuum of Care Program Manager
Renee Crolius
312.379.0301 x42

Director of Continuum of Care Programs
Karen Kowal
312.379.0301 x43

Continuum of Care Program Manager
Elizabeth Perez
312.379.0301 x20

Development & Communications 

Development and Communications Associate
Melissa Anson
312.379.0301 x27

Development and Communications Manager
Stefanie Skaggs
312.379.0301 x26

Continuum of Care Communications Coordinator
Jenna Temkin
312.379.0301 x24

Finance & Administration 

Accounting Manager
Batzul (Ashley) Ganbold 
312.379.0301 x21

Human Resource Manager
Rose Hughes
312.379.0301 x10

Accounting Coordinator
Muhammad Suleman
312.379.0301 x19

Homelessness Information Management System (HMIS) 

Senior Data Analyst
Adam Czernikowski

Systems Implementation Manager
Amanda Fox
312.379.0301 x31

Coordinated Entry Systems Analyst
Ken Lewin
312.379.0301 x30

Systems Coordinator
Salvador Munoz
312.379.0301 x6

Data Analyst
David Melnick
312.379.0301 x25

Systems Implementation and Training Manager
Kimberly Schmitt
312,379.0301 x23

Director of Information Services
Padma Thangaraj
312.379.0301 x16

Strategy & Innovation 

Applied Research Analyst
Liz Oo
312.379.0301 x21

Director of Innovation and Impact
Gail Schecter
312.379.0301 x37

Applied Research Analyst
Christophe Valcourt
312.379.0301 x40

Capacity and Training Manager
Carl Wiley
312.379.0301 x21