Meet the Team

Board Members

Stuart Baum

Board President
LargerPond


Josh Spencer

Board Chair
Holland and Knight


Ann Behrens

Treasurer
Mueller Accounting


Brandt Kucharski

Annual Event Chair
GrubHub


Bill Burris

Board Member
NPN 360


Larry Kaufman

Board Member
Experis Finance


Brian Pomis

Board Member
Grant Thornton


Matt Robertson

Board Member
MB Financial Bank


Michael Stark

Board Member
Chamber of Commerce


Dean Svigos

Board Member
Fresh Farms


Steve Westerberg

Board Member
Nelson Westerberg


Felicia Winiecki

Board Member
Winiecki Wealth Mgmt.


Mike Winters

Board Member
ProSourced Solutions

Johnathan Hirsh

Board Member
Deutsche Bank

 
 

Staff

Bridgette Ferraro

Executive Director

Bridgette graduated from Purdue University with her degree in Human Services. She has served in the non-profit sector or working with youth her entire career. She is married to her best friend and high school sweetheart, Nathan. They enjoy games, car rides with the top down, and wine.

Karrie King

Program Assistant

Karrie graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Recreation Management and Youth Leadership. She has worked with children and youth most of my adult life and loves it. She has lived most her her live in the West with her Husband, Brayden. They have three active teenagers and as a family love spending time with friends and watching the San Fransisco Giants play ball.

Maggie Olsen

Development and Program Coordinator

Maggie graduated from Loyola University in Chicago with a degree in Education. She has spent her entire career working with children of all ages and backgrounds. She is so excited to be marrying the love of her life, Greg, this year. They love spending time with family and friends and watching sports.

Zach Rodimel

Creative Marketing Manager

Zach graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Computer Graphics Technology. He strives to share the Holiday Heroes story by pushing pixels and growing the brand. Zach lives in the woods with his wife, Rachael, and some wild kids (and animals).

Associate Board

Laura Pone

Associate Board Chair/ Fundraising Co-Chair

Michael Burge

Treasurer / Fundraising Co-Chair

Morgan Olenski

Board Development Chair

Danielle Medine

Mission Chair

John Martin

Board Member

Reed Hudson

Board Member

Nikolas Svigos

Board Member

 
 


 

New Trier Jr. Board

Jason

Co-Chair

Julia

Co-Chair

Emily

Program Coordinator/Secretary

Ben

Treasurer

Megan

Treasurer

Payton

Co-Project Manager

Sam

Co-Project Manager

Parker

Marketer

Alex

Marketer