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The Youth Guidance Associate 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


Reece Quesnel – President
Product Manager, Lumere

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

Taylor dePenaloza
Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services

Derrick Fleming
Managing Director, Chicago Scholars

Sean Fluehr
Store Manager, Sprint

Chandler Gilbert
Account Executive, Marketing Werks

Constance Grieves
Associate Attorney, Massey & Gail

Christine Longawa Herbert
Associate Director, Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Kelsey Hoeper
Suicide Prevention Educator, Elyssa’s Mission
Mental Health Therapist, Courage to Connect

Gabriel Judd
Attorney, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

Kevin Kaplan
Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young LLP

Matt Kestufskie
Senior Merchandising Manager, Catch Co.

Clete Ketter
General Manager, Veolia North America

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

Daniel Lee
Operations Manager, McMaster-Carr

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

Okwuchi Onwubu
HIV/STI Specialist, Planned Parenthood

Rocio Palomo
Associate Attorney, Perkins Coie LLP

Erika Pojas
National Retail Account Executive, Sprint

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

Zach Scheck
Acquisitions Analyst, Equity LifeStyle Properties

Justin Schlitz
Strategy Analyst, Lyft

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