Board | Junior Achievement of Central Illinois

JA of Central Illinois Executive Committee Members

Sylvia Hasinger — Chair
Corporate Director - Human Resources
Advanced Technology Services
Erica Kottabi — Vice Chair
Principal, Financial Institutions
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Tim Nester — Treasurer
Senior Controller
G&D Integrated
Troy Schmick — Secretary
Senior Funding Administrator
Caterpillar Inc.
Jeff Bogdan — Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO
Federal Companies
Brian May — At Large
Managing Director, Industrial North America

JA of Central Illinois Board of Directors

Joe Adams
Transportation Engineering Manager
Farnsworth Group
Jeremy Caldera
Chief Executive Officer
IAS Technology
Pam Craig
Illinois Retail Market Executive
Commerce Bank
Beth Crider
Regional Superintendent Peoria County
Peoria Regional Office of Education
Charlie Drier
Regional Vice President
Auto-Owners Insurance
Debbie Furness
Lead Human Resources Manager
Caterpillar Inc.
Kristina Galligan
Manager, Tax
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Mark Geason
Vice President of Electronic Services
Chris Hamilton
State Farm Bank
Daetta Jones
Director Division I
Ameren Illinois
Jason Killion
Managing Director
Brendan Kaar
Wealth Management
Adam Lofgren
AVP, Mortgage Originator
Illinois National Bank
Kristin Lund -Mathers
PALS & Shur Wellness
Eric Martin
Director of Operations
Advanced Technology Services
Jim Mathis
General Manager
Kimberly Remmert
Vice President, Human Resources
Pekin Insurance
Mark Schatsiek
Superintendent of Production Scheduling and Logistics
Ryan Miller
Senior Vice President, Corporate Banking
Chris Ober
President & CEO
Morton Industries LLC
Arnitria Shaw
Dean, College and Career Readiness
Illinois Central College
Amy Willard
People Advisory Services

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois - McLean County Area Board

Barb Cotton
Member Center Manager, Business Development
Tamra Connor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Business Education
Illinois State University
Ken Fansler, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, College of Education
Illinois State University
Chris Hamilton
State Farm Bank
Matt Filarski
Senior Manager
Ben Mitzelfelt
General Manager
PIP Printing and Marketing Services
Jancy LaFollette
Workforce Development & COMPACT Manager
McLean County Community COMPACT McLean County Chamber of Commerce
Chris Mizell
State Farm
Chris Thoennes
Vice President, Commercial Lending
Illinois National Bank

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois - Morton Area Board

Leigh-Ann Brown
CEO & Executive Director
Morton Economic Development Council Morton Chamber of Commerce
Derek Grimm
Grimm's Inc.
Julia Kindred
HR Global Recruiting Excellence Team, Human Resources
Caterpillar, Inc.
Erica Kottabi
Principal, Financial Institutions
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Clay Unes
Morton Community Bank
Scott Mousty
Caterpillar Inc.

JA Young Professionals Board

Joe Adams — Vice Chair
Transportation Engineering Manager
Farnsworth Group
Roy Beckham
Business Consultant
New Movement Consulting & Business Services
Austin Blessman
Senior Tax Consultant
Paige Blumenshine
Staff Attorney
Prairie State Legal Services
Andrew Boyd
Experienced Associate
Miles Colwell
Portfolio Manager, AVP
Commerce Bank
Matt Dylewski
Director of Admissions
Robert Morris University
Betsy Larson — Secretary
Corporate Recruiter
Jason Rassi
Kuhl Insurance
Danielle Shanine
Reman Business Resources
Caterpillar Inc.
Landon Roemersberger
Manager, Direct Tax
Maui Jim Sunglasses
Tye Smith — Chair
Caterpillar Inc.
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