Leadership

LCFS’ corporate officers, board of trustees and Foundation board members
exemplify the dedication to helping those we serve.

Leadership

  • Mike Bertrand

    MSW, LCSW

    President and CEO

  • Beverly Jones

    MSW, ACSW

    VP and Chief Operating Officer

  • George Vargas

    CPA

    VP and Chief Financial Officer

  • Chair

    Jill M. Chapman
    In transition

  • Vice Chair

    Robert Fick
    Category Captain, LLC

  • William Geis

    Vice Chair

    Rev. William Geis
    Webster Gardens Lutheran Church,
    Webster Groves, MO

  • Vice Chair

    Rev. Dr. Willie P. Stallworth, Sr.
    Unity Lutheran Church, East St. Louis

  • Secretary

    Rev. Dr. Paul E. Bacon
    Bethesda Lutheran Church, Chicago

  • Treasurer

    Melvin Faulkner
    Discover Financial Services, Chicago

  • LCFS President & CEO

    Michael A. Bertrand, MSW, LCSW
    Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois

  • Trustee

    Donald B. Cochran
    IBM (retired)

  • Trustee

    Rev. Dr. Martin A. Haeger
    St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and School,
    Eureka, MO

  • Trustee

    Keithan L. Hedrick
    McGuireWoods LLP

  • Trustee

    Erik Hess
    McDonald's Corp.

  • Trustee

    Rev. Jeffrey P. Howell
    St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chicago

  • Trustee

    Rev. David R. Lyle
    Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest

  • Trustee

    Ralph A. Morris
    Schiff Hardin LLP (retired)

  • Trustee

    Patrick Schott
    Perkins Investment Management

  • Trustee

    Martin E. Staehlin
    PricewaterhouseCoopers (retired)

  • Trustee

    Anthony T. Stephens
    Heritage Property Group

  • Trustee

    Michelle Yates
    Columbia College Chicago

  • Chair

    Donald W. Lohrentz
    Nicor (retired)

  • Vice Chair

    Marian E. Fick
    Volunteer

  • Secretary

    David Walz
    Arcadia Financial Strategies

  • Treasurer

    George Vargas
    Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois

  • Trustee

    Michael A. Bertrand, MSW, LCSW
    Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois

  • Trustee

    Melvin Faulkner
    Discover Financial Services, Chicago

  • Trustee

    Beverly Jones, MSW, ACSW
    Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois

  • Trustee

    Jon K. Jurva
    Schiff Hardin, LLP

  • Trustee

    Rev. Dr. F. Dean Lueking
    Pastor Emeritus – Grace Lutheran Church,
    River Forest

  • Bruce Meier

    Trustee

    Bruce Meier
    Information Systems Professional (retired)

  • Trustee

    Ralph A. Morris
    Schiff Hardin LLP (retired)

  • Trustee

    Paul L. Rehmer
    Allstate Insurance

  • Trustee

    Patrick J. Schott
    Perkins Investment Management

  • Trustee

    Anthony T. Stephens
    Heritage Property Group

  • Trustee

    Gene L. Svebakken
    LCFS (retired)

  • Trustee

    Brenna M. Woodley
    Sidley Austin LLP