Staff and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President Steven C. Gustafson Partner
Gould & Ratner LLP
Vice President Robert X. Creevy Corporate Attorney
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
treasurer Milton Pinsky Chief Executive Officer
Banner Apartments, LLC
Secretary Karen K. Riley Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Katie Bata Vice President, Human Resources, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Peggy Gilger, R.N. Nurse
East Maine School District 63
Alison Kassel Chief Information Officer – Outsourcing Solutions TrueBlue Inc.
Randy Wait
Kris Johnsen Executive Director
Have Dreams

Life Trustees

Gil Fergus Special Consumer counsel
Illinois Attorney General’s Office
Peggy Gilger, R.N. Nurse
East Maine School District 63
Richard Malone President and Chief Executive Officer
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

Medical 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.

    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