Meet the Sangamon CEO Board

Sangamon CEO’s board is made up of dedicated, energetic, and involved community leaders and business owners in Sangamon County. Board members are volunteers who share the same passion and vision of the Sangamon CEO program. Many of our members have been involved with the program since its inception, and they all play an important role in the success of our class each year. Learn more about them below:

Jay Cook

Jay Cook

Chairman of the Board

Jay is Senior Vice President with Marine Bank. He is a founding member of the Sangamon CEO program and has been a board member since 2012.

Kathy Crum

Kathy Crum

Past Chairman

Kathy Crum is a retired Director of Teaching and Learning for Springfield District 186. She is a founding board member.

Bob Barber

Bob Barber

Board Member

Bob is owner of Sandler Training and Coaching and a founding board member.

Jennifer Gill

Jennifer Gill

Board Member

Mrs. Gill is Springfield District 186 Superintendent.

Mary Jo Wood

Mary Jo Wood

Program Administrator

Mary Jo is the Director of the Regional Office of Career & Technical Education. She is the administrator for the Sangamon CEO Program.

Pamela Frazier

Pamela Frazier

Board Member

Pamela is the owner of All In One On-Site Wash & Detail. She has recently joined the board in 2017.

Lisa Petrilli

Lisa Petrilli

Board Member

Lisa is an attorney at Sorling Northrup. Lisa's son is a CEO alum and she has recently joined the board of directors.

Patrick Scheina

Patrick Scheina

Board Member

Patrick is Managing Director and Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual.

Christy Wavering

Christy Wavering

Board Member & Expert, Accounting

Christy is an experienced accountant with over 18 years’ experience. She has been a board member since 2017.

Jessica Wiltsie Kocurek

Jessica Wiltsie Kocurek

Board Member

Jessica is the Owner of Willow & Birch Salon. She was previously a mentor and recently joined the Sangamon CEO board.

Brett Jackson

Brett Jackson

Board Member & Expert, Marketing

Brett is the Chief Executive Officer of Systemax Corporation, and he joined the CEO board in 2018.

Cheree Morrison

Cheree Morrison

Advisor to the Board

Cheree is a Director of Secondary Schools and Programs at Springfield Public School District 186.