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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
Senior Merchandising Manager, Catch Co.

Christina Alabi
Assistant General Counsel, JP Morgan Chase

Jesse J. Andrews III
Payroll Specialist, Addus

Ankit Bavishi
Associate, Loop Capital Markets

Elliot Brandt
Senior Financial Analyst, Great Wolf Resorts

Clare Clifford
Client Strategy Lead, IBM Watson Advertising

Marlon Cummings
Assistant Professor, Governors State University

Derrick Fleming
Managing Director, Chicago Scholars

Sean Fluehr
Store Manager, Sprint

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

Chandler Gilbert
Account Executive, Marketing Werks

Constance Grieves
Associate Attorney, Massey & Gail

Christine Longawa Herbert
Associate Director, Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Gabriel Judd
Attorney, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

Clete Ketter
General Manager, Veolia North America

Lucy King
Analyst, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Heather Lax
Service Area Controller, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Kristi Leimbeck
Senior Associate, Forensic Advisory Services, Grant Thornton LLP

Colin McKenney
Corporate Trust Services – Account Manager, Wells Fargo

Edgar Mier
Personal Banker, Fifth Third Bank

Anna Murphy
Senior Consultant, Korn Ferry

Abigail Myers
Associate Wealth Advisor, Northern Trust Company

Yui Namiki
Public Relations & Community Affairs Lead, Sprint

Theresa Nave
Graphics Supervisor, McMaster-Carr

Dantawn Nicholson
Energy Efficiency Program Manager, ComEd

Rocio Palomo
Associate Attorney, Perkins Coie LLP

Erika Pojas
National Retail Account Executive, Sprint

Reece Quesnel
Product Owner, Lumere

Katherine Raitt
Broker Assistant, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

Kenneth Robinson
Operations and Marketing Specialist, Rush University Medical Center

Francis Rosenberg
Strategy Analyst, The Allstate Corporation

Justin Schlitz
Strategy Analyst, Lyft

Taylor Smith
Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services

Royce Strahan
Government Affairs Business Analyst, ComEd

“CT” Christopher Tracy
Area Trainer & Operations Manager, Sprint

Tyler Vachio
Senior, Assurance Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Jennifer Vihon
Tenant Services Coordinator, Sterling Bay

John Wolf
Associate Director, University of Chicago Education Lab