Our Board of Directors
Lee A. Daniels
Lee A. Daniels, lawmaker, businessman, civic leader, and
Lee Daniels serves as a member (2010-present) and Chairman (2014-present) of the Board of Directors of Haymarket Center, a nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment center located in Chicago, IL. He recently served as Chairman of the College of DuPage Presidential Search Committee (2015-2016). He previously served on the Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Board of Trustees, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Board of Governors, and the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation Board. Other boards Mr. Daniels has served on
Mr. Daniels is a graduate of the University of Iowa and earned a law degree from John Marshall Law School. He has received numerous honors including an Honorary Doctorate of Law from Elmhurst College where he serves as a Distinguished Fellow.
Phil O'Connor PH.D.
Dr. O'Connor is President of PROactive Strategies, Inc. of Chicago, a consulting firm specializing in regulatory policy in the insurance and energy industries and previously had a lengthy career in the competitive electricity business and was a consulting principal with Coopers & Lybrand. He has also had substantial public service and in the private sector including chairmanship of the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Illinois Health Care Reform Task Force and the Illinois Task Force on Human Services Consolidation. Phil has also been a member of the Illinois State Board of Elections, the Illinois Commerce Commission Millennium Review Committee and the Children and Families Transition Committee of Governor-elect George Ryan. Phil was a founding member of the Alumni Board of Loyola University of Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center and of the Loyola University Museum of Art. In 2007-8, he served in the U.S. Embassy Baghdad as an advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A native of California, O'Connor attended the University of San Francisco, the Loyola University of Chicago-Rome Campus of Liberal Arts in Italy, graduated Magna Cum Laude from
Steven L. Davis
Mr. Davis serves as manager for 7+ Properties, a family owned real- estate trust. At Wheaton Bank and Trust his duties as bank director include, serving on the loan committee; reviewing residential and commercial loan portfolios, developers, home
Mrs. Davis is the wife of Stephen Davis and the mother of 7 children The oldest is 33 and the youngest is 20. Her greatest blessing has been to be home for her family. She was raised in Asheville, NC. Tanya and Stephen
Born and raised in New York where he got a Jesuit education, Jerry’s lived in the Chicago area since 1964 except for a stint in the Marine Corps that included two tours in Vietnam. After returning to Chicago he joined McDonald’s Corporation in Oak Brook. He left after 14 years there to pursue a career in the graphic arts business. After a successful 25 years in
A former Illinois Medicaid administrator, Matt Powers provides expert consultation on a variety of Medicaid policy and financing projects.
As administrator of medical programs for the Illinois Department of Public Aid, Matt led the $8 billion division, which provided health care for 1.7 million Illinois residents. During his tenure, Illinois obtained the nation's first “Pharmacy Plus” Medicaid waiver and substantially increased enrollments in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program. He also worked to develop and implement policies to achieve a balance between controlling costs and maintaining patient access. Immediately prior to joining HMA, Matt headed a health care consulting practice with a special focus on Medicaid, Medicare, and the uninsured. He was a frequent conference presenter and provided technical assistance and training to numerous health care providers,
Matt holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign.
His liveliest job and
Chris Robling is a principal at Jayne Thompson and Assoc., Ltd., a Chicago communications consultancy that does considerable work in complex legal and regulatory disputes. A former award-winning radio news anchor, Mr. Robling has worked in media, politics, government and business. He is the treasurer of the City Club of Chicago, and he moderates the Union League Club of Chicago’s public affairs discussion series. He has served on the Haymarket board since 2009.
Susan is a Professor of Social Work and Research Scientist affiliated with the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Research at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, where she has been since 1992. She received her
Growing up as the great nephew of Father Mac, he watched Haymarket grow into the amazing treatment center it is today. Joe came to understand the great need for centers like Haymarket and welcomed the opportunity to serve in any capacity that would continue the mission of providing aid to people with chemical dependency in their recovery. Having personally been sober for 24 years, thanks to the help and support of his uncle ‘Ig’ (Father Mac, Haymarket’s founder) and Jack Whalen, has inspired Joe to help those being served at Haymarket Center with the same love and care he received in his journey. As a twenty-year member of the Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group), Joe has built a successful institutional options brokerage business along with his current partners George Gianakis and Tim Dillman, who service the institutional and independent options trading communities. Their sales
Thomas J. Stack, Jr.
Thomas J. Stack, Jr. is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Since 1984, Mr. Stack has owned his own business, Thomas J. Stack, Jr., LTD. He is a member of the Illinois CPA Society, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Ledger and Quill Society of DePaul University. Mr. Stack also serves as a board member of DePaul University’s President’s Club and the Chicago Police Chaplains Ministry. Mr. Stack has a long history with Haymarket Center as a volunteer. Haymarket Center’s founder, Monsignor Ignatius McDermott, was Mr. Stack’s great uncle.
Dr. Michelle Andreoli
Dr. Andreoli received her Medical Doctorate from Boston University School of Medicine as well as her
Dr. Andreoli is most proud of her two young children and continues to learn from them every day about true joy, boundless love, and words that rhyme with barnyard animals.
Board of Directors Emeriti
We regret to announce the passing of John M. Butler. Mr. Butler was born in Brooklyn, New York and received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from St. John’s University in New York and New York University, respectively. He had been on the board of Haymarket Center and its predecessor, The McDermott Foundation, since 1990.
The following is an excerpt about Mr. Butler from the book, “Father Mac – The Life and Times of Ignatius D. McDermott, Co-Founder of Chicago’s Famed Haymarket Center” by Thomas F. Roeser:
Working with Monsignor McDermott, Jack Whalen brought in a priceless resource: not just money, but a man with sophisticated experience in finance. It began when Monsignor McDermott told Mr. Whalen simply, “A man has called who wants to give money. I’d like you to talk to him.” This man was John Butler, a recently retired top financial officer with the Chicago Northwestern Railroad. Whalen visited with Butler, who had been donation $2,000 here and $5,000 there. Butler was looking for a cause to give more
As a member of the board of Haymarket Center, Mr. Butler served as a voluntary Vice President and Chairman of the Finance Committee. He was instrumental in acquiring land and buildings for Haymarket Center. One of his accomplishments was to renegotiate the bank loan for Haymarket’s properties. His efforts saved tens of thousands of dollars in interest payments. These are but a few of the many contributions that Mr. Butler has been involved in. We are grateful to his family for allowing him to be an intricate part of the history of Haymarket Center.
Carol, a native of Texas, attended Southwestern Business School in Houston, Texas. Her love of fashion drew her to the Kim Dawson Modeling Agency in Dallas, Texas where she modeled for many of the top American and European designers. She then traveled to Paris and London where she resided for two years while working as a runway and print model.
After moving to Chicago, Carol continued her modeling career. She discovered a niche in the market for women’s Shape wear, which is the foundation for every well- dressed woman. She was the founder and CEO of Laracris, Inc. where she designed and manufactured an upscale line of women’s Shape wear. They were distributed to department stores such as Neiman Marcus, Begdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Ave and many others around America and Japan.
She is married to Dr. Richard Green who is also a Haymarket Center Board Member Emeritus.
Dr. Richard Green
Dr. Richard Green received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree with a Biology Major and a Chemistry Minor from Arkansas A. M. and N. College in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He received Doctorate of Medicine Degree and Bachelor of Science in Medicine Degree from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Dr. Green completed his Rotating Internship and Radiology Residency Program at Cook County Hospital. He has been an Attending Radiologist at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, Indiana, St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields, Illinois and St. Mary's Hospital in Streator, Illinois. He was Department Chairman at St. Mary's Hospital.
Dr. Green served on the Board of Trustees at Haymarket Center for over 20 yrs.