Staff and Board of Directors

Meet the Team

Willow House is fortunate to have some of Chicago’s leading business professionals and dedicated volunteers serving on the Board of Directors. Their expertise and passion for the Willow House mission is the backbone of our cause.

Board of Directors

Kirk Kohls, CFA, CPA

President
KPMG

AJ Coleman, MBA, CAMS

Treasurer
Byline Bank

Jane Bryant Klett

Secretary
Abbott

Dr. Martins Adeoye

Member
Elemental Center Ltd.

Tim Casey

Member
Salesforce

Patty Knoblauch

Member
Retired

Eric Lynch

Member
AbbVie

Diane Rapaport, MD

Member
VITAS Hospice

Ellie Ander

Member
Chicago Northshore Moms

Maureen French

Member
Enquire AI

Beatrice Lauture

Member
AbbVie

Esther Morales

Member
Retired

Selvaanish Selvam

Member
Clariant

Willow House Staff

David Scheffler

Executive Director

Lauren Raney, LCPC, ATR

Program Director and
Clinical Site Coordinator: Libertyville & Expressive Arts

IMG 4638

Denise O'Handley

Development Director

Mickayla Bedenian, LSW

Program Associate and
Clinical Site Coordinator: Arlington Heights

Charlotte Shuber, LCSW

Clinical Site Coordinator: Chicago

Amanda Roper

Program Coordinator

McKayla Luick

Clinical Social Work Intern

Victoria Vepari

Clinical Social Work Intern

Krystyna Long

Operations and Administrative Coordinator

Nancy Reed

Controller

Stefanie

Stefanie Norris,
MSW, LCSW

Founder
Volunteer Clinical Consultant