Board of Directors

Steven C. Gustafson
Gould & Ratner LLP

Robert X. Creevy
Corporate Attorney
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Milton Pinsky
Chief Executive Officer
Banner Apartments, LLC

Karen K. Riley
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Katie Bata
Vice President, Human Resources
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Peggy Gilger, R.N.
East Maine School District 63

Kristina E. Johnsen, M.A.
Executive Director
Have Dreams

Alison Kassel
Chief Information Officer – Workforce Management Group
TrueBlue Inc.

Randy Wait



Life Trustees

Gil Fergus
Special Consumer Counsel
Illinois Attorney General’s Office

Peggy Gilger, R.N.
East Maine School District 63

Richard Malone
President and Chief Executive Officer
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

William and Connie Manika

Dale Seaberg

Professional Advisors

Bennett L. Leventhal, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Deputy Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Director of Training, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
​University of California, San Francisco
STAR Center for ASD & NDDs

Catherine Lord, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor-in-Residence
School of Medicine at UCLA
Senior Research Scientist
​Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Lauren Wakschlag, Ph.D.
Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University
Department of Medical Social Science
Feinberg School of Medicine