LCRF is proud to employ dedicated and talented individuals who are personally and professionally committed to advancing the Foundation’s mission. Staff members are responsible for the daily operations at the Foundation and ensure the continued success and growth of the LCRF scientific grant program.

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Executive Team

Dennis P. Chillemi

Executive Director

Delia Naughton, LMSW

EVP, Business Development

Michael Niekamp

Senior Director, Finance and Administration

Jan Baranski, PhD

VP, Scientific and Patient Programs

Aubrey Rhodes *

VP, Community Engagement and Outreach

Sam Rogers

Senior Director, Development


Evan Bonsett-Veal *

Senior Manager, Donor Database

Megan McGuinness

Senior Coordinator, Special Events

Beverly Provido-Sahu

Senior Manager, Business Development

Meghan Wood, M.Ed, MPA

Director, Development

Matt Yohay

Manager, Donor Database

Education and Outreach

Peggy Bezruki, RN-BC *

Support Line Manager

Cristina Chin, LMSW, MPH

Senior Manager, Education and Outreach

Community Engagement

Sara Alderson *

Manager, Community Engagement Operations

Mariah Balestracci

Regional Events Manager

Charlotte Conmy

Regional Events Manager

Jennifer Mylock

Regional Director, Community Engagement

Nital Patel

Regional Events Manager

Alana Seger

Regional Director, Community Engagement

Marketing & Communications

Áine Calgaro *

Digital Marketing Manager

Emily Krimbel

Senior Director, Marketing & Communications


Leonor Coello

Administrative Assistant

Maria Martinez Miguel

Senior Coordinator, Finance & Administration

Tonel Rodgers

Manager, Finance & Administration

* Staff based in Madison office