Our Staff

Western Golf Association / Evans Scholars Foundation Staff

All staff can be contacted directly by sending an email to their last name @wgaesf.org or by calling 847-724-4600 during regular business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST.

Todd Alfred  Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
Mark Bandemer  Building Maintenance Associate 
Steve Bitto Building Maintenance 
Anna Bochenek Par Club Assistant
John Paul Borneman  Director, Communications 
Steve Brueggeman Chief Financial Officer
Patti Cavender Scholarship Associate
Gerri Cicchinelli Director, Strategic Partnerships
Patrick Donohue Manager, Communications
Lindsay Dresser Director, Events & Stewardship
Betsy Pesa Manager, Communications
Jerry Dudek Vice President, Development
Lauren Farhat Development Associate
Jim Feeney Director, Development
Amy Fuller Vice President, Communications
Linda Getty Manager, Administration
Mike Griffin  Director, Development 
Judy Hammond Par Club Assistant
Jeff Harrison Senior Vice President, Education
Chelsea Havekost Scholarship Services Manager
Jola Herdzik  Par Club Assistant 
Gary Holaway Director, Tournament Communications
Gina Iovino Manager, Scholarship
Ryan Jones     Director, Development
John Kaczkowski President & CEO
Patrick Kenny  Development Associate 
Saad Khan Director, Accounting & Human Resources
Cael Kiess Business Development Associate
Bill Kingore Senior Vice President, Development & Strategy
Kevin Kissane Manager, Development
Andrew Kitick  Manager, Development Communications 
Jeff Lapsansky Director, Ticket Sales & Marketing
Amy Lillibridge Director, Education
Sam Maciejewski Manager, Education and Caddie Academies
Mike Maher Senior Director, Education & Caddies
Kimberly Michaelson Director, Annual Giving
Matt Minella Director, Sales
Chris Montagano Championship Director
Bill Moses Director, West Region
Bill Nelson  Accounts Payable
Dan Niemiec Director, Operations & Special Projects
Tim Orbon Director, Carry The Game & Caddie Development
Vince Pellegrino Senior Vice President, Tournaments
Steve Prioletti Director, Amateur Competitions
Mary Rizkallah Receptionist 
Stephanie Rizos Par Club Assistant 
Tracey Ruder Accounts Receivable
June Sciame Senior Director, Administration
Brian Shell Senior Director, Education
Lynn Slussar Director, Database Operations
Kara Stack Manager, Education & Caddie Academy
Matt Starr Director, Development
Barb Thomas Par Club/Pro-Am
Patrick Timson  Director, Tournament Operations 
Mike Vandermeir  Properties Manager 
Rich Van Voorhis  Manager, Promotions & Volunteer Coordinator
Bill Wallace  Vice President, Development 
Sally White Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Special Events
Collier Wiebe Manager, Client Services
 

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