Board of Directors


Drew Thomason, KEB – President
​Jim Sullivan, PH Broughton & Sons – Vice President
Ray Zinnen, Retired from Springfield Public Schools – District 186 – Secretary
Catherine Scherschel, Homemaker and Inactive Attorney – Treasurer
Mike Blitstein – Immediate Past President

Jay Behrends, First Bankers Trust
Christy Crites, Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly
Beverley Chapman, Bank of Springfield
Mike Crews, Hickory Point Bank
Linsay Gordon, Pharmaceutical Sales
Brittani Hopper, Springfield Public Schools – District 186
Brad Menezes, Sysco Central Illinois
April Miles, PNC Bank
Maryann Phillips, Land of Lincoln Credit Union
Lakeisha Purchase, Ward 5 Alderwoman
Donna Smylie, Lighthouse KIDZ & Family Development

Standing Committees

Back to School BrunchMarketing & AwarenessFinance & Compliance

Catherine Scherschel – Chair
Mike Blitstein
Beverley Chapman
Christy Crites
Linsay Gordon
Brandy Stabler – Staff Liaison
Ray Zinnen

Coming Soon!
Christy Freeman Stark – Staff Liaison
Catherine Scherschel – Chair
Jay Behrends
Molly Berendt
Mike Blitstein
Dottie Burris, CPA
Mike Crews
Beverley Chapman
Christy Crites
April Miles
Sarah Oglesby
Kathy Seadler – Staff Liaison
Drew Thomason

Ad Hoc Committees and Task Forces

NominatingStrategic Planning
Christy Crites – Chair
April Miles