Juan Carlos Linares is the President and CEO of Association House of Chicago, where he is inspired by the team’s dedication to serving the thousands of participants that rely on the House annually, and its 122-years history in stabilizing the lives, households, and communities it serves. Born in the Humboldt Park community and raised in Bellwood, Juan Carlos is an attorney and has held leadership in nonprofit, government, and civic roles over his 19-year career, and is also a part-time educator.
Julie Rodriguez, Executive Vice President
Julie Rodriguez is the Executive Vice President, accountable to the President for the cycle of design, development, delivery, and improvement of programs. She executes a continuous quality improvement process through the program and service areas.
Lillian Bui, Senior Director of Development and External Affairs
Lillian Bui (she/her) proudly serves as the Development Director and brings 15 years of experience in non-profits. She sets the strategy for fundraising and marketing for the development team responsible for raising more than $2 million in private funds annually.
Jeff currently serves as the CFO for Nordco, a Wabtec Company. In this role, he is responsible for leading the finance function and partnering with the business to optimize financial performance. Jeff has previously held positions in controllership and public accounting, including a 2 year assignment in Germany. Jeff graduated from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) where he received a bachelors and masters in accounting.
Nancy Johnson, Board Member
Nancy is the head of Talent at Adtalem Global Education and leads the enterprise-wide Talent Acquisition and Talent Development Teams. Her team’s responsible for recruitment and selection of top talent at all levels.
Bhavini Shah, Board Member
Bhavini Shah, MBA, is a Customer Success Director of Healthcare & LifeSciences at Salesforce. She received her MBA in Strategy, Marketing and Finance from University of Chicago-Booth School of Business. She is experienced in helping organizations through times of transformation.