Board of Directors

Natalie Michas

President

Gerald Michalski

Vice President

Patrick Swartzer

Vice President

Natalie is a Senior Manager at Clerestory Consulting, LLC; a consulting firm that specializes in change management.

Jerry is a Director of Business Development for Korn Ferry Digital, a project management and leadership development consulting company. Jerry has extensive experience in adult learning and client relationship management.

Patrick is an analyst at The Intercontinental Exchange in the Market Regulation Department. In the past, he clerked at law firms specializing in litigation and public interest.

Kyle Johnson

Board Member

Joanne Johnson

Board Member

Kathryn McKechnie

Board Member

Kyle is a Director of Customer Success for Hub Group, a multimodal transportation company based in Oak Brook. Kyle has spent the last seven years of his career in the transportation industry and is passionate about helping people and organizations get things to their destination.

Joanne is a Trustee on the Buffalo Grove Village Board and served on the village’s Planning and Zoning Commission for five years. She is retired from a career in nonprofit public relations and marketing communications.

Kathryn is an entrepreneur, business owner and community activist. With a background in finance, she worked for 10 years in the field before forming her own business. She developed and launched Crescendo Apparel, a clothing line she ran until 2012.

Chris Olson

Board Member

George Wojciechowski​

Board Member

Chris is a seasoned business developer, sales professional and entrepreneur. After 25 years with the Hewlett-Packard Company, she co-founded iMovR which grew into one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of state-of-the-art standing desks, treadmill desks, and other active ergonomic furniture options.

George is the co-founder of ShipBob, a tech-enabled third party logistics company that fulfills e-commerce orders for direct-to-consumer brands. As a founder of ShipBob, George was instrumental in establishing GiveNKind’s partnership with ShipBob.