Mutual Ground is blessed by a wonderful group of people who serve as our board of directors. They receive no financial compensation and generously donate their time and financial support. Our board members help guide us by exercising their judgment in overseeing our organization’s affairs. They also ensure that Mutual Ground complies with all applicable governmental regulations.
Officers of the Board
Retired, Aurora University
Vice President/Treasurer/Finance Chair
Sr Mortgage Banker, Compass Mortgage, Inc.
Vice President/Resource and Development Chair
Real Estate Broker, Miscella Real Estate
Vice President/Board & Volunteer Leadership Development Chair
Dr. Renae Franiuk
Associate Professor of Psychology, Aurora University
Secretary/Walk for Hope Chair
Controller/Office Manager, LPS Pavement Co.
Members of the Board
Director of Risk Management, Rush Copley Medical Center
Dr. Salvador Cardenas, Jr.
Owner, Fairview Dental
Client Services Manager
Senior Director Store Operations Business Development, Ulta Beauty
Neil F. Harnen, MBA, CFP
President, Harnen Wealth Management
Chief Financial Officer, Tek Pak, Inc.
Attorney, Immigration Law Office of Jeremy Lime
Assistant Dean, Waubonsee Community College
Nonprofit Fundraising Professional, The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence
Government and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Comcast
George Sterling, CPA
Licensed Insurance Agent, Specializing in Long-Term Care Solutions, ACSIA Partners
Retired High School Teacher
*Past President of Mutual Ground
Executive Director, Mutual Ground