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Our Team

Staff

Yaisa Hagood
Executive Director

Alisha Agbonghae
Recovery Coach

Delphine Oldham
Recovery Coach

April Tillman
Night Monitor

Esther Brownlee 
Recovery Coach 

Franchelle Brown 
Development and Communications Manager

Board of Directors

Brother Tom Collins, CFC
Chemistry Teacher, Retired
Brother Rice High School

Peter Brown (Treasurer)
Chief Financial Officer
The Avery Coonley School

Sheryl Morris
Executive Director
UNIT HERE Chicago Hospitality Apprenticeship

Johnny Sukurs
Senior Manager, Corporate Development
Transworld Systems, Inc.

Ollie Thomas
Director
PAC’s Daycare

Kevin Waklatski (Chairman)
Associate
Lathan & Watkins, LLP

Charles Beavers (Secretary)
Site Manager
US Bank

Nihal Afifi, MD, MBA, MPH
Global Health Lead
Benchmark Health Systems

Nicholas R. Berkley-Gough
Strategic Marketing Manager
CryptoEQ.io

Shante Harrison, CPA
Director, Product Team
Huron Consulting Group

Sister Therese O’Sullivan
Executive Director Emerita
Southside Center of Hope