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.

Anna Bochenek Par Club Assistant
Steve Bitto Building Maintenance
Sheila Bressler Accounting
Steve Brueggeman Chief Financial Officer
Patti Cavender Scholarship Associate
Patrick Donohue Communications Manager
Betsy Drazner Communications Associate
Jerry Dudek Vice President, Development
Jim Feeney       Director, Development
Laurie Folk Par Club Assistant
Amy Fuller Director, Communications
Linda Getty Events Manager
Rudy Guerrero Information Technology Manager
Jeff Harrison Senior Vice President, Education
Chelsea Havekost Scholarship Services Manager
Brett Heltne Director, Business Development
Gary Holaway Vice President, Communications
Gina Iovino Scholarship Manager
John Kaczkowski President and CEO
Jennifer Kane       Director, Development
Saad Khan Senior Accountant
Bill Kingore Senior Vice President, Development and Strategy
Kevin Kissane Development Manager
Anna Knapp Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Associate
Kelsey Knapp Volunteer Coordinator and Promotions Manager
Jeff Lapsansky Ticket Sales and Marketing Manager
Amy Lillibridge Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations
Mike Maher Director, Education
Matt Minella Director, Sales, BMW Championship
Bill Moses Director, West Region
Dan Niemiec Manager, Operations and Special Projects
Tim Orbon Manager, Caddies and Scholarship Development
Vince Pellegrino Senior Vice President, Tournaments
Steve Prioletti Tournament Manager
Tracey Ruder Accounting
Carrie Salbeck Receptionist
June Sciame Office Manager
Brian Shell Director, Education
Parker Simensen Development Manager
Lynn Slussar Database Manager
Karen Socke Par Club Assistant
Matt Starr Director, Development
Barb Thomas Par Club/Pro-Am
Patrick Timson Director, Tournament Operations
Sally White Tournament Manager, 2016 BMW Championship
Collier Wiebe    Volunteer Coordinator and Promotions Manager

Who we are
Learn more about the Western Golf Assocation and Evans Scholars Foundation