John Kloecker is a partner at the Chicago office of Locke Lord LLP. He has been active in Catholic Charities organizations for over a decade, and previously served on the Human Rights Committee for Maryville Academy from 2003 to 2007. John currently serves as Chairman of the Crisis Nursery Advisory Board.
Molly Carl is an investment asset management professional. She spent 18 years with UBS Corporation, most recently as Executive Director in the capacity of equity Portfolio Manager. She has spent the last few years giving back to the community through various volunteer positions, such as co-chairing PTO events for Central School, Riverside, Illinois, for fundraising and Cultural Arts programming. Additionally, she has served as a Finance Committee member of the Maryville Academy Crisis Nursery Advisory Board. She recently joined the St. Mary’s Refugee Resettlement Committee, also located in Riverside, which will serve as a model refugee support organization for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Ms. Carl has a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from University of Chicago. She holds a CFA designation.
Anne Grosklaus has served as the Director of the Department of Board Relations for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago since 2009. In this capacity Anne is responsible for board governance, volunteer service and advisory efforts of over 500 Board members. As Director, Anne supervises the Office of Volunteer Relations and the Director of the Junior Board. Anne joined Catholic Charities 23 years ago as a case manager for the Continuum of Care Program, which was a referral and placement network for six Catholic residential and foster care programs. She was promoted to the position of Director of the Continuum of Care Program, and then became the Associate Division Manager of Child/Adult Residential Care Services. Anne also serves on the Board of Directors of Aid for Women. Anne earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Illinois Wesleyan University. She also earned a master of social work degree from Loyola University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Anne lives with her husband and son in Lincoln Park and is an active member of St. Vincent DePaul parish.
Dr. Karen Judy is a practicing pediatrician in Glenview, IL. She has a special interest in Child Injury prevention and has published on the subject. Dr. Judy received her undergraduate degree in 1986 from John Carroll University and her medical degree in 1990 from Loyola University. She has been a member of the Crisis Nursery Advisory Board since 2013. Karen is married and the mother of two.
After retiring from her 36-year career as a social worker in the Chicago Public Schools, Mary Kaess became a member of the Advisory Board of the Maryville Crisis Nursery. Her efforts have been focused on outreach, both to potential clients and to service providers at social service agencies in the metropolitan area. Ms. Kaess also serves as field instructor for social work interns at the Nursery and the Children’s Health Care Center, as well as serving as liaison with the schools of social work in the metropolitan area. Ms. Kaess is a past chairperson of the Retired Social Workers Shared Interest Group through NASW. She is a graduate of Clarke University and holds a MA in Social Work from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration.
Anne Linnen is a pediatric occupational therapist. She has spent 14 years focusing on the early intervention and school-aged population, primarily those at-risk or diagnosed with a developmental disability. In 2000, Anne completed & defended her Masters Thesis entitled “Cognitive and Social Development Among Low-Income Preschool Aged Children”. In 2009, for exemplifying personal integrity and being an outstanding example in her professional field, Anne was honored with the St. Ignatius Award for Excellence. Additionally, the National Child Welfare League of America awarded Anne the 2013 Community Partnership Award for her unwavering commitment for advancing the safety, permanence and well-being of children and families at Maryville Academy. Anne holds a BA in English from Indiana University and an MS from Washington University School of Medicine. Anne resides in Lincoln Park with her husband and two sons remaining actively involved at Saint Clement Parish and Saint Ignatius College Prep.
Maggie Reynolds graduated in 1989 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a BA in Communications. Maggie spent 15 years in the field of advertising, primarily in the foodservice industry, for clients such as Tropicana, Yoplait, Sara Lee and Dairy Management. In her role she was responsible for research design and implementation, strategy development, brand messaging and national account partnerships. She has used that background to enhance the outreach and messaging for the Crisis Nursery since the inception of the board in 2007. Maggie is active in Reynolds Architecture, her husband’s architectural firm on the North Shore. She and her husband have four children and live in Glenview. Maggie is a member of the Women’s Club at Our Lady of Perpetual Help and of the Friends of Misericordia Board.
Pat Shea has been a trader at the Chicago Board of Trade since 1988, a member of their Arbitration Committee and Floor Governors Committee. He served on the board of directors of the Evanston Golf Club from 2005 to 2007, is on the Friends of Misericordia committee and is a former grade school basketball coach. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1987.