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Easterseals Board of Directors


Don Young, Principal, C5MI


Wes Blumenshine, Legal Division, Caterpillar Inc.


Jeff White, COO & CFO, OSF Saint Francis, Inc.


Jamie Engstrom, IT Director, Global Technology Services, Caterpillar Inc.


Brad Halverson, Group President & CFO, Caterpillar Inc.  

Ex Officio

Steve Thompson, President and CEO, Easterseals

Assistant Secretary

Emily Vonachen, Easterseals


Pedro de Alarcon M.D., Chair of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria

Lindsey Birkel, Director of Corporate Communications, Caterpillar Inc.

Mary Brown, Easterseals Ambassador Family

Tom Brown, Vice President, CFO, RLI Corp

Jon Burklund, President/COO, Burklund Distributors, Inc. 

Susie Camacho, Easterseals Ambassador Family

Chris Chadwick, Director, Indirect Services, Finance Services Division, Caterpillar Inc. 

Michael Cruz M.D, President, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Tim Erickson, Vice President & Director of Operations, CORE Construction                      

Seshadri Guha, Chairman CGN Global

Kevin Harlan, Vice President & General Manger, WMBD-TV

Michael Joseph, Project Manager, UnityPoint Health - Methodist/Proctor

Divya Joshi M.D., CEO Children’s Service Line, OSF Healthcare System

Brad Kahler, President, Fort Transfer Company

Susie Ketterer, Principal, Simantel

Keith Knepp M.D., Executive VP Clinical Services/COO, UnityPoint Health - Methodist│Proctor

Matt Mamer, Chief Operating Officer, CEFCU

Tom Meischner, Vice President, The Finch Companies

Bob Metzinger, Vice President, Altorfer Power Systems

David Osnowitz, Vice President Merrill Lynch

Prasad Parupalli, Commercial Manager, Caterpillar Inc.

Sue Portscheller, Retired, CEFCU

Troy Pudik, Attorney, Elias, Meginnes, Riffle & Seghetti

Barry Reilly, Superintendent of School District 87

Mark Scott, Scott Communication Services, Inc.

Bob Sehring, Central Region CEO, OSF Healthcare System

Sarah Stewart de Ramirez M.D., VP Transformational Innovation Ventures &

   Innovative Partnerships, OSF Healthcare System

Radhakrishnan (RK) Vilayannur, Vice President IT Services, YASH Technologies

Adam White, Owner of Running Central, Partner at ShaZam Racing

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