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 
Anna Bochenek Par Club Assistant
Steve Bitto Building Maintenance
John Paul Borneman  Director, Communications 
Sheila Bressler Accounting
Steve Brueggeman Chief Financial Officer
Patti Cavender Scholarship Associate
Gerri Cicchinelli Director, Strategic Partnerships
Patrick Donohue Manager, Communications
Betsy Drazner Manager, Communications
Jerry Dudek Vice President, Development
Lauren Farhat Development Associate
Jim Feeney Director, Development
Courtney Fields  Manager, Events and Stewardship Programs 
Amy Fuller Vice President, Communications
Linda Getty Manager, Administration
Cheryl Gutierrez Receptionist
Judy Hammond Par Club Assistant
Jeff Harrison Senior Vice President, Education
Chelsea Havekost Scholarship Services Manager
Gary Holaway Director, Tournament Communications
Gina Iovino Manager, Scholarship
Ryan Jones    Director, Development
John Kaczkowski President and CEO
Saad Khan Director, Accounting and Human Resources
Cael Kiess Business Development Associate
Andrew Kitick    Manager, Development Communications 
Bill Kingore Senior Vice President, Development and Strategy
Kevin Kissane Manager, Development
Jeff Lapsansky Manager, Ticket Sales and Marketing
Amy Lillibridge Director, Education
Mike Maher Director, Education
Kimberly Michaelson Director, Annual Giving
Matt Minella Director, Sales, BMW Championship
Chris Montagano Manager, New Business Development
Bill Moses Director, West Region
Dan Niemiec Director, Operations and Special Projects
Tim Orbon Manager, Caddies and Scholarship Development
Vince Pellegrino Senior Vice President, Tournaments
Steve Prioletti Manager, Tournaments
Tracey Ruder Accounting
June Sciame Senior Director, Administration
Brian Shell Director, Education
Lynn Slussar Director, Database Operations
Kara Stack Manager, Education
Matt Starr Director, Development
Barb Thomas Par Club/Pro-Am
Mike Vandermeir  Properties Manager 
Rich Van Voorhis  Associate, Development Operations 
Patrick Timson Director, Tournament Operations
Bill Wallace Vice President, Development 
Sally White Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Special Events
Collier Wiebe Manager, Client Services

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