Meet Our Board Members:
Marty Mosby Kenahan has over 33 years of volunteer and work experience in the non-profit sector, including hands-on work with children and adults with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities coaching Special Olympics, supporting her local high school Best Buddies organization, participating in the L’Arche movement and serving with her husband Mike as legal guardians for a resident of their neighborhood group home. She was inspired to establish Trinity Volunteer Corps in response to a growing isolation among adults with disabilities and in memory of her brother Matt and her close friend Felder and a host of other special friends with special needs. Marty serves on the Executive Committee and as the organization’s first Chairman of the Board and the main point of contact.
A. Gregory Hunt is founder and CEO of Hunt & Associates, LLC, a boutique executive recruiting firm that specializes in conducting retained and contingency searches for management and sales professionals in the financial services industry. His clients consist of regional banks, independent banks, national banks and thrift institution. He began his career in executive recruiting with Account Pros where he performed searches in accounting and finance industry. Prior to founding Hunt & Associates, LLC in 2001, Hunt spent over 10 years in the Accounting, Audit and Finance fields as a Controller, Finance Manager and Auditor in the Entertainment, Telecommunications & Consumer Products industry. He also served on several non profit advocacy boards where he served as Resource Development Chair and Regional President. Greg brings to the board his development, sales and accounting and finance expertise; as well as, a very personal devotion to helping adults with developmental disabilities in honor of his brother-in-law, Walter. He serves on the Executive Committee as the organization’s Vice Chair.
Brian Hamamoto is an Engineering and Design Master’s graduate with experience applying human centered design principles to the improvement of products and services, especially focused on innovation for social impact. He has a working knowledge of the Adobe product suite for digital media creation and a variety of programming languages, including HTML, C, and ActionScript 3.0. Currently he works for a medical device manufacturer striving to help those with profound hearing loss. Brian serves as the Assistant Secretary. His primary responsibilities consist of website development and maintenance.
Sara Rinke has almost 20 years of experience in the finance and accounting field and has spent her career working at large international firms as well as boutique consulting firms. Sara is an active member in her community and volunteers for various organizations, including coordinating the collection of more than 4,000 presents for her church’s holiday giving tree. Sara has worked with children and adults with developmental disabilities through education programs as well as the Special Olympics. Sara serves on the Executive Committee and as the organization’s Secretary.
Betty O’Toole retired from a long and distinguished career in the food service industry and began volunteering almost full time at Old St. Patrick’s Church where she coordinates 300+ baptisms per year, contributes to the maintenance of the sacristy and organizes numerous volunteers for weekday liturgies. Betty was instrumental in helping establish “The Vineyard Home” where people with and without disabilities live and work together in a vineyard setting producing delicious wines that are sold commercially. Betty serves as the organization’s Assistant Treasurer.
Dominic J. Perri is a principal of the Essential Conversations Group, a management consulting firm based in Chicago. In this role, he has provided facilitation, leadership development, training and consultation to over 100 organizations throughout the United States and Canada. The majority of his clients are non-profits and include universities, government agencies, faith-based organizations and other non-profit entities. Dominic will offer his skills in facilitation and planning as a member of the Board.
Maureen Hartweger is a retiree with financial and management experience in banking and academic medicine. Her interest in those with special needs led her to become one of Trinity Volunteer Corps’ first facilitators. She has been pleased to see the growth of the program and the joy and pride it brings to the volunteers. Maureen serves as the organization’s Treasurer.
Susan Finn is an advanced practice pediatric nurse. In her work with special needs children and their families, she has a vested interest in their health and well being. As a parent of a young woman with special needs, this has blossomed. Her daughter is one of the long term Trinity Volunteers who very much loves her collaboration and work.
Annmarie Ries has been involved for almost three decades in a variety of charitable efforts aimed at making her community a better place. She came to TVC with very little experience working with adults with IDD and has discovered great joy in sharing her considerable creative talents with our Trinity Volunteers on the Ronald McDonald House Valentine Cheer Project and in the TVC effort to develop a lasting partnership with Arts of Life, a partner art studio where artists with and without disabilities work together to create an artistic culture.
Ann Weithers has been an active volunteer in many schools, churches and non-profits. She is the parent of a young man with special needs who has been a long term member of TVC as well as a participant in special events. She has witnessed her son’s pride in having a TVC job and his joy from the companionship of his facilitator.
Leslie Dummitt is a longtime advocate for people with intellectual, developmental, physical and other disabilities. He helped create special programming as a Teacher and Inclusion Specialist in the Chicago Public Schools for 35 years where he also volunteered as a Special Olympics coach. His dedication to the disabilities community began with love and concern for his cousins Marilyn and Elizabeth who were born with special needs and continues with his support of our Trinity Volunteers
Emeritus Board Members:
Kate Mulcahy is principal of Brand New Discovery, Inc., a coaching and consulting firm for business professionals who want to fully optimize their professional life. Mulcahy is known for guiding CEO’s, executives, managers, recent graduates and other professionals in developing their personal brand to communicate confidently, authoritatively and effectively across a variety of audiences. She has 20 years of global communication expertise working closely with McDonald’s senior leadership to maximize their leadership priorities, programs and initiatives during their historic business turnaround and current sustained growth. Kate brings to the Board her extensive leadership, marketing and communications expertise. She served on the Executive Committee and as Secretary of Trinity Volunteer Corps.
Emeritus Staff Members:
Therese Diola, a member of Amate House (the Young Adult Volunteer Program program sponsored by the Archdiocese of Chicago) serves as our TVC Program Coordinator. With the help of TVC Board Members, Therese manages the day to day operation of the Trinity Volunteer Corps building relationships with families of individuals with developmental disabilities and with community members who share the TVC vision of “Inclusion through Volunteerism.” She also works with partner institutions, sponsors, donors and like-minded organizations to promote public awareness of the benefits of partner volunteering.