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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 Jason Sfire [email protected] to learn more.   Board Member Job Description

  • Jason SfirePresident – The Fidelity Group
  • Jeff McMahon, Vice President – Good Foods Group, LLC
  • David Brearton Treasurer – Mondelez, Retired
  • Tracy Manhard – Secretary – Tracy Manhard Life Coach
  • Al Zoller – Advantech Industries, Inc.
  • Cindy Housner – GLASA Executive Director and Founder
  • Marilyn Wieland
  • Beth DeRosier – Walgreens
  • Michael Sorkin – Hollister, Inc.
  • John Landsell – Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
  • Paul Zellner -Russell Reynolds Associates
  • Rob Hense – Pinstripes
  • Dr. Stephen Talty – Rehabilitation Associates of the Midwest

 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

    • Jon Hussain Board Co-Chair – Consolidated Trading
    • Tim BuckleyBoard Co-Chair – Echo Global Logistics
    • Joe Hrusovsky – CIH Trading
    • Mike Miller – MBA Candidate, Northwestern University
    • Jake Quaid – Consolidated Trading
    • Sarah Wagner – Starcom MediaVest
    • Harrison Quaid – Cushman & Wakefield
    • Jeffrey Metz – MoLo Solutions; GLASA Athlete
    • April Vogrich – Life Fitness
    • Matthew Vogrich – MoLo Solutions
    • Adam Twersky – Russell Reynolds Associates
    • Stephen Hiatt-Leonard
    • Anthony Prousis – BMO Capital Markets
    • James Depaul – MBA Candidate, Northwestern University
    • Giovanna Ventola – McCaffery Interests
    • Luke Meissner – Netrix LLC
    • Joe Gorman – Flexible Film & Bag LLC
    • Jack Wold – Copper Beach Real Estate Capital
Associate Members

    • Nathalie Mathis - Molo Solutions
    • Katee Housner - The Fit Institute
    • 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
    • PJ Carollo - PJT Partners
    • Dana Borillo - PayChex
    • Emily Zupan - Hollister Incorporated
    • Thomas Paras - KPMG

For more information on YP activities contact Jon Hussain [email protected] or Tim Buckley [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
  • Karen Edidin
  • Cindy Clement
  • Stephanie Cook
  • Eileen Shaughnessy
  • Areta Verschoor
  • Laura Lacher
  • Denise Gruensfelder
  • Connie Wright
  • Susie Faucher
  • Jennifer Sawant
  • Margo Thomas
  • Mandy Wessell
  • Michele Young