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Board and Staff

Board and Staff

Meet the Board of Directors

Peter Vilim, President – Waterton
Denis Pierce, Vice President – McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
Linda Kallas, Treasurer/Secretary  - Community Leader
Gina Berndt - Managing Director, Chicago, Perkins+Will
Jim Brandt – Retired, Consultant to Nonprofits
Joyce Coffee – CEO/Executive Director of Family Rescue, Inc.
Frank Falbo – Partner, Mayer Brown
Nancy Hanson – Community Volunteer, founder of The Boulevard Medical Respite Center
Mark Hennessy – Retired, IBM
Jackie Holsten – SVP and General Counsel, Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation
Patricia Montgomery – Community Volunteer, Person of Lived Experience
Ina Murray – Executive Vice President, PNC Bank
Kathy Ragnar – Executive Director, Sarah’s Circle
Leticia Reyes-Nash – Director of Programmatic Services and Innovation, Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Richard Sciortino – Principal, Brinshore Development, LLC
Smiti Sharma – Director of Solution Engineering, Virtustream
Vivian Smith Del Toro – Chief Executive Officer, Global Executive Business Consultants
Lisa Stone Pritzker – Community Volunteer
Gwendolyn Turner – Community Volunteer, Person of Lived Experience

Meet the Staff

Melissa Anson, Development and Communications Manager, 312-379-0301 x27
Ask me about: Sponsorships, events, grants, Ambassadors Network, Board of Directors

Lynette Barnes, Senior Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x17
Ask me about: Emergency financial assistance, homelessness prevention

Ian Bialach, Development and Communications Associate, 312-379-0301 x26
Ask me about: Making a gift, donor acknowledgements, propsect research

Dr. Nonie Brennan, Chief Executive Officer, 312-379-0301 x13
Ask me about: Nonprofit management, collective impact, Board of Directors, strategic planning

Max Burns, Program Associate
Ask me about: Rapid Re-housing

Anna Carvlin, System Implementation Specialist

Arun Challa, Data Analyst, 847-973-6498
Ask me about: Data Management Systems, HMIS Data, coding

Renee Crolius, LCSW, Senior Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x42
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Ask me about: Program compliance, coordinated entry, The Learning Center 

Adam Czernikowski, MS, Senior Data Analyst, 773-599-8222
Ask me about: Data management systems, data visualizations

Jennifer Fabbrini, Continuum of Care Program Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x30
Pronouns: She/her/hers
​Ask me about: CoC Programs, education and homelessness

Ashley Ganbold, Senior Finance Manager, 312-379-0301 x32
Ask me about: Program accounting, program budgets, audits, financial statements

Steve Gaydos, CPA, Chief Financial and Operations Officer, 312-379-0301 x18
Ask me about: Nonprofit finance, Finance Committee, financial efficiencies

Rose Hughes, MBA, MHRM, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Manager, 312-379-0301 x10
Ask me about: Hiring, staff onboarding, professional development, payroll

Gayle Keller, MSW, Continuum of Care Program Coordinator
Pronouns: She/ her/ hers
Ask me about: Coordinated Entry

Karen Kowal, Continuum of Care Director, 312-379-0301 x43
Ask me about: City-wide partnerships to end homelessness, HUD CoC funding, working with Medicaid Managed Care organizations

Keri H. Lowder, Vice President of Development and Communications, 312-379-0301 x11
Ask me about: Fundraising and communications

Julie A. McKelphin, MSNM, Senior Program Associate, 312-379-0301 x38
Pronouns:  She/her/hers
Ask me about: Emergency financial assistance, chronic homelessness, youth homelessness

Salvador Munoz, System Implementation Manager, 312-725-8946 
Ask me about: Database helpdesk, data administration, coding, community organizing

Elizabeth Perez, Continuum of Care Senior Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x20
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Point-in-Time Count, Housing Inventory Count, ending youth homelessness

Brian Rivera, Senior HMIS Manager
Ask me about: HMIS trainings, user support

Matthew Robinson, Training Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x21
​Ask me about: Trainings and other capacity building opportunities

Kimberly Schmitt, Director of Data and Analytics, 773-609-3091​
Ask me about: Data dashboards, data visualization, ending veteran homelessness

Paul Schmitz, Helpdesk Coordinator
Ask me about: The HMIS Helpdesk, troubleshooting HMIS issues

Margaret Smith, Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x35
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Moving rapidly from shelter into housing, landlord engagement, SOAR

Sharan Subramaniyan, Lead Data Analyst
Ask me about: HMIS reporting, data analysis

Muhammad Suleman, Senior Accounting Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x19
Ask me about: Check request processing

Jenna Temkin, Communications Manager, 312-379-0301 x24
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Advocacy, story banking, CoC membership

Dave Thomas, Vice President of Community Partnerships, 312-379-0301 x12
Pronouns: He / him / his
Ask me about: Chicago Continuum of Care, Emergency Fund programs

Padma Thangaraj, Vice President of Information Services and Analytics, 331-256-7303  
Ask me about: Data management systems, Homeless Management Information System, using data to drive decision making

Leturyurin Woods, Senior Program Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x14
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Rental Assistance, housing inspections, Student Emergency Fund

At All Chicago, we actively work to create inviting spaces for all individuals and want to ensure we are using language that is respectful and affirming for individuals we come in contact with. As a part of that effort, we make space for individuals to identify what pronouns they use.