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Board of Directors
- Brent Peterson
Brent Peterson is the Director of Institutional Giving for Thresholds, the largest human service agency in Illinois devoted to people with severe mental illness. As a fundraising consultant, he worked on behalf of such terrific area non-profits as the Shedd Aquarium, Tuesday’s Child, and Haven Youth & Family Services, which is what ultimately led him to join their Board of Directors in 2008.
In addition to his role as Haven’s Board president, Brent is an elected Commissioner of the Northfield Park District and serves as a coach for Kenilworth-Winnetka Baseball (KWBA). He is a former member of the Middlefork/Sunset Ridge PTO and Northfield Community Nursery School Executive Committee. Brent lives in Northfield with his wife Anne and their two children.
- Dan de Loys
- Vice President
Dan has worked professionally in the start-up software and computer services industry for the past 12 years. Dan has held senior sales positions with Thomas Industrial Network, Vistant Corporation and PurchasePro.com. Previous to that he co-owned and ran a retail jewelry and gift business. Dan is committed to giving back to community, Northfield, IL, where he and his family reside. He has served on the Village’s Planning and Zoning Commission since 1999 and has been very active in the Village’s Transportation Committee’s work. He was thrilled to join the Haven Youth Services board in 2009.
- Randal J. Sable
Randy Sable is the President of Total Benefit Services, Inc. The company provides expertise in the areas of employee benefits; including health, life, disability, dental/vision, and long term care insurance. Randy has also recently been certified as a retirement coach.
Randy has an undergraduate degree in Child Psychology and has coached softball, soccer, baseball, and basketball. He is currently the chair of the coaches committee of the Trevian Girls Softball Association. Randy and his wife Karen have two children. He has two children in college, his daughter is a student at Middlebury and his son is a student at Depauw University.
- Roselynn Gilbert Donn
Roselynn is a matrimonial law attorney with a solo practice in Evanston. She has a certificate in family and divorce mediation and is a fellow in the Collaborative Law Institute Of Illinois. Roselynn previously worked as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Bureau of United Charities, n/k/a Metropolitan Family Services where she handled divorce and child custody cases.
Roselynn is a long-time Wilmette resident and the mother of two adult children. When her children were growing up, Roselynn served as Chairperson of the Wilmette Community Nursery School, Vice-President of the Harper School PTO and was on the board of Wilmette Safety Town.
Roselynn has a strong interest in family dynamics and the struggles of children and teens. Roselynn became impressed with the range and quality of Haven’s services several years ago when she saw first-hand how Haven helped a New Trier student.
- Amy Allen
Amy Allen is new to the Board this year. She is a resident of Northfield for three years now, going on four. Amy has three children, 2, 4, 8, and 10. She has a history working with Adults with Disabilities as well as head coach for the Special Olympics Arizona. Amy also taught Health and Wellness through the Pace Program at National Lewis University here in Chicago. She is a graduate of Arizona State University, with an emphasis in Human Resources and Family Development. Amy is thrilled to start working for such an inspiring and educated group.
- Karen Hunt-Ahmed
Karen is Assistant Professor of Finance and Management at DePaul University, teaching Islamic finance, microfinance and business ethics. She received her BA and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and her Ph.D. in Psychology: Human Development from the University of Chicago. Karen is President of the Chicago Islamic Microfinance Project and is also a board member for Refugee One immigrant resettlement services. She comes to Haven via her daughter, who is an active member of Haven’s Youth Board.
- Nancy Brooks
Nancy is Vice President, Assistant General Counsel of Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company. Prior to joining Discover, Nancy was General Counsel, Vice President, and Secretary of the Board of Trade Clearing Corporation in Chicago.
Nancy Joined the Haven Board in 2009. She also services on the Religious Education Board of Saints Faith, Hope & Charity. Nancy and her husband, Pat, have three children in middle school and junior high in Winnetka.
- Karen de Loys
Karen was introduced to Haven Youth and Family services by a Sunset Ridge School teacher in 2005. Karen has utilized the services of Haven for her own children and saw the positive effect this organization has had. As a way to give back, Karen joined the board in 2009 and is committed to supporting the programs and services Haven offers the teens of New Trier Township. Karen has been in medical sales for the past 20 years and is married with three teenage daughters.
- Betsy Fitzgerald
Betsy Fitzgerald has been a member of the Haven board since 2003. She became involved with Haven because of the need for social services for pre-teens, teens and their families in our community. Throughout her professional career, Betsy has held sales and marketing management positions related to the mattress industry, most recently as an independent manufacturer’s representative. Betsy is also the Co-Founder of SheWorks LLC , a social group for Professional Working Moms. A resident of the North shore, Betsy has a son who attends Washburne Junior High.
- Stuart Krauskopf
Stuart Krauskopf has been an attorney since 1985. He founded The Law Office of Stuart P. Krauskopf in 2005 with locations in both Northbrook and downtown Chicago. He is currently in the process of opening a new office in Andersonville. His firm works primarily in the area of corporate commercial law, with concentration in outside general counsel work for mid to large sized companies. Stuart has been a member of Haven’s board since 2005 and has made progressive steps in expanding the agency serving as the Board President for three years. He lives in Glencoe with his wife Laura and two children.
- Shelley Malato
Shelly has been on the board for since 2009. She is a resident of Winnetka and has been a member of the Chicago Board of Trade for 25 years. Shelley has three children. One of her children was counseled by Haven staff while in high school and another was a member of Haven’s Youth Board.
- Kelly McNamara Corley
Kelly McNamara Corley is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Discover Financial Services, and a member of the company’s Executive Committee. McNamara Corley’s responsibilities include managing the legal advisory, compliance and litigation matters of Discover’s credit, banking and transaction services businesses. McNamara Corley earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and her J.D. degree from George Mason University School of Law.
- Christopher Slagg
Chris is the assistant branch manager for North Shore Community Bank and Trust Company in Winnetka. North Shore is a community bank group serving Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, Skokie and Sauganash and is a part of Wintrust Financial Corporation. Prior to joining the North Shore family, Chris worked as a Financial Advisor and at the Chicago Board of Trade. Chris is a community minded individual who believes strongly in the spirit of volunteerism. He has been involved with Literacy Works and the Housing Organization for Women and is looking forward to his board position with the Haven.
For more information on Haven’s Board of Directors please call Amy at 847-251-6630.