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Board Members

Board of Directors

GLASA’s Board of Directors is the governing body of GLASA.  Responsibilities of the Board include: providing fiscal oversight; helping to formulate medium- and long-term strategic goals; contributing to agency fundraising efforts; and providing needed professional skills.  Join the GLASA Board, and make a direct impact on the lives of people with disabilities!  Contact Beth DeRosier at [email protected] to learn more.     Board Member Job Description

  • Beth DeRosier – President – Walgreens
  • Natalie Blatnick – Vice President, GCG Financial
  • David Brearton – Treasurer – Mondelez, Retired
  • Al Zoller – Owner, Advantech Industries, Inc.
  • Cindy Housner – Executive Director- GLASA
  • Susie Duttge – Fit for Life Rehab and Fitness
  • Marilyn Wieland
  • Jason Sfire – Fidelity Group
  • Tracey Pones – Fidelitone
  • Michael Sorkin – Hollister, Inc.
  • Stuart Reid – Law Offices of Stuart A Reid PC
  • Matt Williams – Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
  • John Landsell – Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
  • Paul Zellner – Retired
  • Mike Baxter – JP Morgan
  • Rob Hense – Pinstripes

 Young Professionals Board

GLASA Young Professionals Board is comprised of a group of young professionals, emerging in their careers in and around the Chicago-land area, who are passionate about raising funds and awareness for GLASA.

          Board Members

    • Joe Hrusovsky – Board Co-Chair – CIH Trading
    • McKaye Whiteside – Board Co-Chair – MBA Candidate, Northwestern University
    • Jon Hussain  – Consolidated Trading
    • Mike Miller – MBA Candidate, Northwestern University
    • Jake Quaid – Consolidated Trading
    • Sarah Wagner – Starcom MediaVest
    • Harrison Quaid – Cushman & Wakefield
    • Olivia Weyers – Kirkland and Ellis
    • Jeffrey Metz – MoLo Solutions; GLASA Athlete
    • April Vogrich – Life Fitness
    • Matthew Vogrich – MoLo Solutions
    • Adam Twersky – Russell Reynolds Associates
    • Anthony Prousis – BMO Capital Markets
    • Tim Buckley – Echo Global Logistics
    • James Depaul – MBA Candidate, Northwestern University
    • Giovanna Ventola – McCaffery Interests
    • Luke Meissner – Netrix LLC
Associate Members

    • Joe Gorman - Flexible Film & Bag LLC
    • Jack Wold - Copper Beach Real Estate Capital
    • Scott Christian - Abbott
    • Mark Divalerio - Incapital LLC
    • George Quall - Bank of America
    • Lyndsay Levin - Exponential
    • Sam Ciminillo - Southern Graphic Systems
    • Danielle Sagar - CVS Health
    • Aspen Hedges - PayChex
    • Stephen Hiatt-Leonard
    • PJ Carollo - PJT Partners
    • Dana Borillo - PayChex
    • Emily Zupan - Hollister Incorporated
    • Thomas Paras - KPMG

For more information on YP activities contact Joe Hrusovsky at [email protected] or McKaye Whiteside at [email protected]



GLASA Women's Auxiliary

GLASA Women's Auxiliary was originally formed in 2009 to help enhance and expand the mission statement of GLASA through fundraising.  Today this group of volunteers is comprised of community members, GLASA parents, and members of GLASA's Board of Directors.  They are responsible for the GLASA Gala, community engagement, and various volunteer opportunities.

  • Robbie Balan
  • Kim Bissing
  • Natalie Blatnick
  • Jennifer Burkhart
  • Cindy Clement
  • Stephanie Cook
  • Nikki Kelly
  • Areta Kohout
  • Laura Lacher
  • Susie Faucher
  • Jennifer Sawant
  • Eileen Shaughnessy
  • Margo Thomas
  • Mandy Wessell
  • Michele Young