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Administration & Government Relations


Sam Toia

President & CEO
ext. 114


Mary Kay Bonoma

Executive Vice President
ext. 141


Gina Thomas

Vice President of Operations
ext. 116


Matt Quinn

Government Relations &

Communications Manager

ext. 122


Jean Schmid

Director of Finance & Administration

ext. 119




Mary Wilkie

Director of Education
ext. 121


Fran Paty

Education Coordinator
ext. 123


Elizabeth Washington

Education Coordinator
ext. 124


Nallely Alfonso


ext. 110



Eric Fine

Director of Sales & Marketing
ext. 115


Christine DeSousa

Senior Member Relations Manager
ext. 146


David Cohen

Member Relations Manager
ext. 138


Special Events


Ashley Brandon

Director of Special Events
Chicago Gourmet
Director of Operations & Programming
ext. 133


Lisette Medina

Special Events Project Manager
ext. 145


Samantha Vitale

Special Events Project Manager
ext. 111


Educational Foundation


Terrell Johnson

Executive Director
ext. 147


Kayla Hawkins

ProStart® Program Manager
ext. 117


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