Board of Directors

Our esteemed board members' tireless support and boundless passion for Erie are foundational to our vision.

Patty PerezPatricia Perez

Board President
Monterrey Security


John Van Pelt

Board Vice President
Program Committee Chair
The Northern Trust Company

Daniel J. Hartnett

Board Treasurer
Facilities Committee Chair

Tax Commscope, Inc.

Gail Taggart

Board Secretary
L3 Hospitality Group/LYFE Kitchen

Gisela Attlan


Joseluis Avalos

Associate Board President
Chicago Department of Public Health

Jamila Baldwin

Comcast Cable

Beth E. Benjamin

The PrivateBank

Craig A. Castelli

Caber Hill Advisors

Randy DeCoursey


Steven D. Fox

Fundraising Committee Chair
Norbridge, Inc.
First Presbyterian Church

Ashley Galston

K&L Gates

Paul Gassel

Governance Committee Chair
Wrightwood Wealth Management, LLC

Nicolas Guzmán

Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP

John Hall

Goose Island Beer Co. 

Bradley Hergott

Discover Financial Services

Librada Z. Killian

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Lou Leonardi


Juan C. Campos

Local 705

Sandy Pundmann

Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Asael Reyes

Youth Participant

Maria Rocha

Program Representative
Expanded Learning Programs

Sarah Rios

Program Representative
Child Care

David Tolen-Xolot

Water Saver Faucet



  • Our Board

    Meet Patty

    Giving the Latino community a hand up.

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