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.
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.
North Branch Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.