Staff and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President Robert X. Creevy Corporate Attorney
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
treasurer Milton Pinsky Chief Executive Officer
Banner Apartments, LLC
Secretary Karen K. Riley Vice President
Chief Information Security Officer at LSC Communications
Katie Bata Vice President, Human Resources, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Steven C. Gustafson Partner
Gould & Ratner LLP
Alison Kassel Chief Information Officer – Outsourcing Solutions TrueBlue Inc.
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
William and Connie Manika
Dale Seaberg

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

Young Professionals Board

President Greg Lucchesi
Vice President Nicole Selvitella
Secretary Chris Fahey
Treasurer Rick Bake
Treasurer Sam Cefaratti
Event Coordinator Amanda Labern
Event Coordinator Nicole Labern
Marketing/Social Media Mark Huber
Technology Frank Calabrese
Have Dreams Staff Liaison Dana Fenceroy