Board of Directors

LEAP (Language Empowers All People) builds speech, language, and communication skills that advance success in the classroom, the workforce and the community.
LEAP EMPOWERS

Board of Directors

Chairman
Pamela Daniels-Halisi
-Managing Director, Community Development, BMO Harris Bank
Treasurer
Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar, Ph.D.
-Associate Provost for Faculty at Northwestern University
Secretary
Sue Ellen Krause, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
-Executive Director & Owner, Krause Speech & Language Services
Board Members
David Starr
-Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Group Northern Trust
Russ Campion
-Client Development Advisor, William Blair & Company
Richard Gottfred
-Partner, Investment Counselor, William Blair & Company
Chris Hillcoat
-President, Metis Solutions LLC
Josh Holton
-Entrepreneur, Trader, Purview Trading, LLC
Lorraine Cole, Ph.D.
-Diversity Director, United States Department of Treasury
Mario Perez
– Executive Director, El Hogar Del Nino
Cyril Nichols
– Associate District Director of Athletics, City Colleges of Chicago
Founder
Catherine Gottfred
Ph.D., CCC-SLP: LEAP
Executive Director
Nina V. Smith
M.A., CCC-SLP
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