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The Youth Guidance Junior Board supports the overall mission and activities of the agency by acting as ambassadors and volunteers while also advancing their personal, professional and leadership goals. Members are active in their communities and represent many diverse backgrounds, interests and professions. For information or to join, please email dev@youth-guidance.org.


Matt Kestufskie – President
Business Development Manager, Mystery Tackle Box

Ramez Ayoub – Secretary
Business Strategy Consultant, Accenture

John Wolf
Senior Program Manager, UChicago Crime Lab & Education Lab

Allison Gerstein
Registered Nurse, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital

Courtney Lindbert
Attorney, Andreou & Casson, Ltd.

Jeremiah MacNamara
Vice President, Private Client, US Trust

Lydia B. Jones
CEO, President, Branford Aspen, LLC

Taylor Smith
Financial Advisor, USB Financial Service

Jen Longawa Lauria
Owner, Principal Liquid Event Marketing Solutions

Stephanie Chueh
Business Strategy Senior Analyst, Accenture

Justin Schlitz
Strategy Analyst, Accenture

Theresa Nave
Strategy Analyst, Accenture

Martin Malone
Manager, Accenture

Jesse J. Andrews III
Payroll Specialist, Addus

Ankit Bavishi
Associate, Loop Capital Markets

Gretchen Hill
Business Development, Technomic

Erica Chepy
Business Analyst, Winston Brands, Inc.

Marlon Cummings
Principal Consultant, Illinois Board of Education

Meredith Monroe
Assoicate, Litigation & Trial Department, Latham & Watkins LLP

Zak Judd
‎Partner, Corporate Department, Latham & Watkins LLP

Constance Grieves
University of Chicago Law School, J.D. Candidate

Heather Lax
Division Controller, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Tiffany Lee
Credit Risk Analyst II, Fannie Mae

Christine Longawa Herbert
Managing Consultant, Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Yui Namiki
Area Communications Manager, ‎Sprint

Erich Petersen
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, M.B.A. Candidate

Tom Weber
Associate Attorney, Winston & Strawn

Renardo Wilson
Senior Rate Administrator, ComEd