Margaret Nagle - Chairman Margaret is the Director of Marketing at Wolverine Execution Services where she heads up marketing and communications and is responsible for brand management and strategy, public relations, client communications, website and other external communications. A 17 year Edgebrook resident with her husband and two children, Margaret is also on the Board of the James C. Tyree Foundation and a member of the American Dream Dinner Committee benefitting Econ Illinois.
Melissa Van Pelt - Treasurer Melissa has a background in Accounting and Human Resources, and does volunteer accounting work at both North Branch Arts and Chicago Says No More. She has lived in Edgebrook with her husband and three children for 19 years.
Jennifer Herren Gatesman - Secretary An Edgebrook resident since 2000, Jennifer is passionate about the arts, as well as the local business community. Jennifer is the Executive Director of the Edgebrook~Sauganash Chamber of Commerce and also participates on the board of directors of the Edgebrook Community Association.
Julie Marske - Executive Committee/Chair of Nominating Committee Julie is the founder and owner of creativo! Academy located in downtown Edgebrook. An Edgebrook resident and mother of two, she is the founder of the North Branch Arts creativo! Community Garden.
Matt Byerly Matt is the Creative Director at Northeastern Illinois University, an art instructor and a freelance designer and illustrator. An Edgebrook resident, Matt is also an artist.
Marla Cohen Marla is co-owner of Greenlawn Landscaping, a women owned and operated City of Chicago certified business enterprise. Having nearly 30 years experience as a freelance graphic artist, Marla Cohen has the entrepreneurial skills of selling and marketing her products and services.
Dorothy Coyle Dorothy is a communications and marketing executive with more than 25 years of government, non-profit and private sector experience. She served as director of tourism for the City of Chicago under the Daley administration and promoted initiatives such as Cows on Parade and the opening of Millennium Park. She then launched and managed a successful home furnishings business for five years. Coyle is currently a consultant that provides expertise in a broad range of marketing disciplines including branding, integrated marketing, public relations, event planning and social media. She has an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and an undergraduate degree in journalism from Marquette University.
Genny Emerson Genny is a member of the Midwest region leasing team at the Lincoln Property Company. Throughout her tenure at Lincoln she has completed over 300 transaction totaling over 3 million square feet. Genny is a member of COLBA and is involved in several charitable organizations. Genny resides in Norwood Park.
John Hennessy John is a sales and marketing executive with experience in marketing and selling: big data, custom analytics, decision support and BI software, SaaS solutions, M2M and IOT solutions, loyalty marketing services, personalized marketing, in-store marketing, mobile marketing, and mobile payments. He lives in Edgebrook with his wife and three daughters.
Kelly Leggett Kelly is a top producing agent at Keller Williams Realty in the Park Ridge office. Kelly is also involved in the communities in which he serves. He is a member of the Lincolnwood Chamber of Commerce, the Peterson - Pulaski Business & Industrial Council, a board member of the Sauganash Chamber of Commerce and also serves on the board of North Branch Arts. He has been a board member of the Sauganash Community Association since 2005 and served as President from 2013 - 2015.
Lynn McCarthy Lynn is an Assistant State's Attorney with the Cook County State's Attorney. Lynn is the mother of two high schoolers and participates in various community fundraising activities. She is a resident of Edgebrook.
Patti Tuomey Martin Patti lives with her husband and family in Edgebrook. She is the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Pulmonary Fibosis Foundation where she oversees all activity at the foundation including operations, marketing, finance, development, budgeting, human resources and patient relations.
Jonathan Rush Jonathan is an Edgebrook resident and a Director at Navigant Consulting.
North Branch Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
This Program is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events. This program partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency