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      Dave Neary, Executive Director

630-510-3737 ext. 301
dneary@dupagehabitat.org

Dave likes to spend his free time with family, building things, tinkering, learning, fly fishing, being an enthusiastic sports fan, people watching, scuba diving, camping, traveling, reading, cooking, and afternoon napping. His personal quirk includes being a parrot head.

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  Jim Fessler, ReStore Director of Retail

630-517-2080 ext. 401
jfessler@dupagehabitat.org

Jim likes to spend his free time enjoying live music and craft beer. Jim is in nonprofit work because he wants to use his time and talents to help deserving families. His personal quirk includes always having to be early.

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  Steve Martens, Interim Comptroller

630-510-3737 ext. 303
smartens@dupagehabitat.org

Steve has been so busy building houses that we didn't get his bio, but we imagine he probably grew up playing with Tonka trucks, Lincoln logs, and Legos while dreaming about supporting the Habitat mission.

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  Jennifer Taff, Director of Community Engagement

630-510-3737 ext. 305
jtaff@dupagehabitat.org

Jennifer likes spending her free time enjoying a good book, playing board games or having epic toy solider battle with her two boys. Working in the social service field has been her passion. She likes to give back and give directions to those in need. Her main quirk is breaking out in song at random times. She loves music and grew up participating in choir and band.

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  Sue Ward, Director of Development

630-510-3737 ext. 302
sward@dupagehabitat.org

Sue likes to spend her free time cooking, entertaining, and estate sale shopping. She has been a ReStore shopper for several years, started volunteering with Habitat when she joined the Will County Habitat Women Build Steering Committee, and is happy to be putting her more than 17 years of experience with nonprofit fundraising and volunteer work to use in DuPage County.

Lauren Andres

      Lauren Andres, Corporate Donor Relations Manager

630-510-3737 ext. 306
landres@dupagehabitat.org

Lauren likes to spend her free time working out, watching reality TV, drinking wine and listening to live music. Lauren loves waking up knowing that her daily routine is making a difference in her community. Her personal quirk includes her love of war movies.

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      Gary Braubach, Team Member

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
gbraubach@dupagehabitat.org

Gary has been so busy building houses that we didn't get his bio, but we imagine he probably enjoys long walks along the Fox Valley River and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Rich Cotton, Construction Site Supervisor

630-510-3737
rcotton@dupagehabitat.org

Rich has been so busy building houses that we didn't get his bio, but we imagine he probably likes catching fire flies in the summer and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Benn Cross, Construction Site Supervisor

630-510-3737
bcross@dupagehabitat.org

Benn likes to spend his free time woodworking and rock climbing. Benn became involved in nonprofit construction because he feels it really brings out some wonderful people with the best intentions. His personal quirk includes loving the TV show FRIENDS.

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      Art Davida, Software Tech Support Specialist

630-510-3737 ext. 316
adavida@dupagehabitat.org

Art likes to spend his free time bicycling, reading, walking, and weight lifting. His hero is George Orwell.

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      David Flammini, Team Member

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
dflammini@dupagehabitat.org

David has been so busy building houses that we didn't get his bio, but we imagine he probably enjoys loud concerts, crowded malls and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Nina Fuentes, Special Events and Marketing Manager

630-510-3737 ext. 310
nfuentes@dupagehabitat.org

Nina likes to spend her free time crafting, playing video games, and hiking with her dog. Her hero is Ruth Bader Ginsburg and personal quirk includes liking her cheese evenly distributed in macaroni in cheese she asks that everyone please stir thoroughly.

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      Dave Hoffmann, Construction Site Supervisor

630-510-3737
dhoffmann@dupagehabitat.org

Dave has been so busy building houses that we didn't get his bio, but we imagine he enjoys live entertainment and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Michael Hornickel, Operations Manager

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080 ext. 403
mhornickel@dupagehabitat.org

Michael likes to spend his free time with his children, gaming, and listening to and producing music. Michael became involved in nonprofit work to help others as much as he can. His personal quirks include owning over 20,000 CDs and being a DJ in the past.

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      Brenda Lane-Nordine, Volunteer Manager

630-510-3737 ext. 314
blanenordine@dupagehabitat.org

Brenda likes to spend her free time gardening, making jam, and enjoying her grandchildren. Her hero is Geraldine Ferraro, and personal quirk includes her love for cats.

German Martinez Headshot

      German Martinez, Team Leader

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
gmartinez@dupagehabitat.org

German has been so busy building houses that we didn’t get his bio, but we imagine he probably likes puppies, eating snow cones in the summer, and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Arianna Martyniuk, Team Member

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080

Arianna has been so busy building houses that we didn't get her bio, but we imagine she probably likes long walks on the beach, watching the sunset, and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Char Masterson, Team Member

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080

Char has been so busy building houses that we didn't get her bio, but we imagine she probably likes unicorns, mermaids, and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Wayne Molek, HVAC Lead Supervisor

630-510-3737
wmolek@dupagehabitat.org

Wayne likes to spend his free time with his grandkids. He became involved in nonprofit work because he wants to help others achieve their goals. His personal quirk includes having too much off-the-wall information about Chicago.

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      Pauline Post, Team Member

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
PPost@dupagehabitat.org

Pauline has been so busy building houses that we didn’t get her bio, but we know that she's been supporting our mission as a volunteer and staff member for over five years. We also imagine she probably likes spending time playing with a hula hoop.

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      Lynne Rowe, Administrative Assistant

630-517-3737 ext. 307
lrowe@dupagehabitat.org

Lynne likes to spend her free time creating jewelry and crafts, enjoying time with family, warm weather outdoor adventures, reading, and watching movies with friends. Her personal quirk includes having put sweat on Harrison Ford during on-location filming while she did costuming for a motion picture Harrison starred in.

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      Bill Sargent, Driver

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
BSargent@dupagehabitat.org

Bill has been so busy building houses that we didn’t get his bio, but we imagine he probably likes catching fire flies in the summer and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Gerardo Serna, Team Leader

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
gserna@dupagehabitat.org

Gerardo has been so busy building houses that we didn’t get his bio, but we imagine he probably likes playing with kittens, baking and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Jill Sobie, Family Services Manager

630-510-3737 ext. 315
jsobie@dupagehabitat.org

Jill likes to spend her free time reading, doing activities outside, watching movies, and doing trivia. Jill’s heroes are her parents and personal quirk includes her love for the Harry Potter series.

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      Chris Stello, Construction Site Supervisor

630-510-3737
cstello@dupagehabitat.org

Chris has been so busy building houses that we didn’t get his bio, but we imagine he probably likes long walks on the beach, watching the sunset, and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Latrice Sturkey, Team Member

Addison Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
LSturkey@dupagehabitat.org

Latrice has been so busy building houses that we didn't get her bio, but we imagine she enjoys live entertainment and supporting the Habitat mission.

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      Taryn Immel, AmeriCorps VISTA

Development
630-510-3737 ext. 308
timmel@dupagehabitat.org

Taryn likes to spend his free time attending local shows, traveling, hiking, and cooking. He was introduced to Habitat in 2011, when he and his family were accepted into the Habitat Home Ownership Program. His hero is Sylvia Rivera.

Emily Jensen Headshot

      Emily Jensen, AmeriCorps NCCC

Construction Crew Leader
630-510-3737
ejensen@dupagehabitat.org

Emily likes to spend her free time traveling, being with friends, and building or fixing anything that may need repairs or assembly. Her hero is her grandpa, and personal quirk includes her pun-ny sense of humor.

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      Carolina Nicholson, AmeriCorps VISTA

Marketing
630-510-3737 ext. 318
cnicholson@dupagehabitat.org

Carolina likes to spend her free time writing, binge-watching Netflix, and exploring the area since moving here in August. Her personal quirks include being a picky eater, loving old movies, fear of spiders and bugs, and having seen the entire series of Gilmore Girls at least 20 times.

Charlie Schraw Headshot

      Charlie Schraw, AmeriCorps NCCC

Volunteer Services
630-510-3737 ext. 312
cschraw@dupagehabitat.org

Charlie likes to spend his free time playing video games, going to concerts, listening to records, reading fantasy novels, and spending time with friends and family. He wants to do mission-driven work and leave the world better than where he found it. His hero is David Bowie.

Mica Wright Headshot

      Mica Wright, AmeriCorps VISTA

Volunteer Services
630-510-3737 ext. 309
mwright@dupagehabitat.org

Mica likes to spend her free time drinking coffee, cooking, and spending time with her friends and boyfriend. Mica is in nonprofit work because she wants to be part of the solution and make a difference. Her heroes are her sisters and personal quirk includes her ridiculous clumsiness.

George Mulligan Headshot

      George Mulligan, Board President

Community Volunteer

George feels that nonprofit work keeps him humble and empathetic. His hero is Alistair Campbell and personal quirk includes being able to speak fluent Russian during college.

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      Kevin Reiman, Board Vice President

Elkay



Julie Ann O'Connell

     

Julie Ann O'Connell, Board Vice President

Northern Illinois University

Julie Ann likes to spend her free time reading, going to concerts/musical events with friends, and spending time with family at the lake. She does not have a hero, but admires researcher Brene Brown. Her personal quirk includes her love of iced tea.


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Paul Jarosz, Board Treasurer

Oxford Bank & Trust

Paul acts as Board Rabble-Rouser. He likes to spend his free time reading, eating, and sleeping. Paul became involved in nonprofit work because he has been fortunate in life and wants to help those have not been as lucky. His hero is Millard Fuller and adheres to general quirkiness.


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Meena Beyers, Board Member

Nicor Gas

Meena likes to spend her free time playing outside with her kids, cooking, and baking. She believes very deeply that everyone should have access to a clean, safe, affordable home. Her personal quirk includes having things planned out in advance - for example, by September her holiday cards were already done.


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  John Campbell, Board Member

RREEF Asset Management

John likes to spend his free time supporting DuPage Habitat for Humanity and became involved in nonprofit work to support his community. His hero is his wife.

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  Valerie Colletti, Board Member

ComEd



 John Edinger Headshot
  John Edinger, Board Member

Community Volunteer



 Tim Feldballe Headshot
  Tim Feldballe, Board Member

Development Management Associates LLC


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  Todd Fuller, Board Member

HOPE Fair Housing Center


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  John Giuffre, Board Member

Evercore Companies LLC


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  Ann Kafka, Board Member

Anixter



 Brian Moore
  Brian Moore, Board Member

Baird and Warner

Brian likes to spend his free time fishing, boating, and learning about language and architecture. He wants to give back to the community. His hero is his spouse and personal quirk includes his love of eating hot dogs.

 John Mulherin
  John Mulherin, Board Member

Mulherin, Rehfeldt, and Varchetto P.C.



 JB Phillips
  J.B. Phillips, Board Member

First American Bank

J.B. likes to spend his free time doing outdoor activities, hiking, biking, golfing, hunting, camping, and anything with family. His heroes are both of his Grandfathers, Paul Rider and Carroll Phillips, and his Dad, Stan Phillips. His personal quirk includes a firm belief that popcorn can be a meal on its own.

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