Haymarket Center’s administrative team includes experts in substance use disorders, mental health treatment, healthcare, education, social work, family therapy and other social determinants of health.
Dan Lustig – President and CEO
Drawing on more than two decades of experience at Haymarket Center, President and CEO Dan Lustig, Psy.D., CAADC, CODPII puts client care and outcomes at the center of agency management. In this role, Dr. Lustig directs strategy and operations for Haymarket Center, drawing on and embracing the agency’s core values of professionalism, diversity, integrity, teamwork, financial focus, and customer-centric operations. Before assuming the role in 2016, Dr. Lustig served in multiple roles at Haymarket, including clinician, researcher, and administrator. He has served as project director for numerous federal grants from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Administration for Children and Families. At Haymarket, he has built safe, caring, inclusive relationships with employees at all levels, a critical component to building and maintaining an agency culture of trauma-informed care and trust.
Dr. Lustig is a member of the SAMHSA National Advisory Council, the Illinois Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR) Advisory Council, and the American Psychological Association. He is the immediate past president of the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Association. In addition to his advocacy, service work, and expertise in psychology, Dr. Lustig holds a certification in Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional (CODPII) and is a certified advanced substance abuse counselor (CAADC). He holds certifications in substance abuse counseling from Adler University and addictions from the Betty Ford Center. Dr. Lustig earned a PsyD and MA in Clinical Psychology from Adler University and a BA from Northeastern Illinois University.
Karen Kissel – Senior Executive Vice President
In the role of Senior Executive Vice President Ms. Karen Kissel is responsible for business strategy, Human Resources and the Family Enrichment Center. Ms. Kissel has over twenty years of experience in accounting and finance in private industry and higher education. In 2015, Kissel joined Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois, as Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Kissel also served as a member of the President’s Cabinet and the college’s Advisory Council for Strategic Planning. Prior to joining Elmhurst College, Kissel was Vice President for Finance and Administration at Governors State University in University Park, IL. Kissel earned a B.B.A with a concentration in Accounting from Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame in 1991, an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2004, and a certificate from Harvard University in Management Leadership in Education.
Jeffrey Collord – Vice President of Operations
As Vice President of Operations, Mr. Jeffrey Collord oversees grants acquisition, external relations, policy advocacy, data quality, training, and information technology for Haymarket Center. He directs the agency’s accreditation and quality improvement functions, ensuring Haymarket’s compliance with laws, rules, and standards in its delivery of integrated behavioral health care for individuals facing substance use and mental health disorders. Mr. Collord serves as board chair of the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health (IABH), a consortium of leaders in the field of addiction and mental health prevention, treatment, and recovery services. In 2015, he received IABH’s George Schwab Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his work in the development of public policy to address substance use.
A professional in the substance use disorders field for more than 25 years, Mr. Collord leverages deep experience in assisting to develop programming, anticipating new directions in the field, and advocating for Haymarket Center with government and funding agencies. Prior to joining Haymarket, Mr. Collord wrote and administered grants for the Illinois Department of Human Services, Cornell Companies, and BHS Management Corp. He assumed the role of Vice President of Operations in 2017, after serving as director of development and government relations (2012–2017) and director of grants (2007–2012). Mr. Collord holds an MA in English from the University of Illinois–Chicago and a BA in political science from Wheaton College.
Kenyatta Cathey – Vice President of Clinical Services
In the role of Vice President of Clinical Services since 2017, Ms. Kenyatta Cathey oversees daily administration of clinical operations across Haymarket Center’s programs and services, ensuring that clients receive the highest quality care to address their substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health needs. She leverages existing systems and oversees the design of new processes to meet administrative, human resources, and regulatory requirements. In addition, as a trainer in mental health first aid (MHFA), Ms. Cathey trains agency personnel to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness through this evidence-based program. A highly skilled clinical professional, Ms. Cathey has developed, monitored, evaluated, and delivered behavioral health programs to address the needs of Haymarket’s clients since 2009. A licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and certified drug and alcohol counselor (CADC), Ms. Cathey was previously director of clinical services at Haymarket. In this role, she was honored for her outstanding leadership service and commitment to Haymarket Center. Prior to joining Haymarket, she was intake coordinator at New Age Services, where she assessed and admitted clients to the agency’s outpatient program. Ms. Cathey holds an MA in Psychology and a certificate in Community Counseling from National Louis University.
Sarah English – Vice President of Development
As Vice President of Development, Sarah is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s fundraising strategy. She joined Haymarket Center in 2020 with more than 14 years of development experience in health care and social services, including Association House of Chicago, Swedish Hospital, Sinai Health System and Chicago Family Health Center. Sarah received a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Jesse Taylor – Vice President of Facility and Business Services
Mr. Jesse Taylor directs facilities management and analysis, operational planning, preventative maintenance, housekeeping, asset management, and purchasing for Haymarket Center. An excellent negotiator, he excels at managing vendor contracts to reduce agency overhead costs. Mr. Taylor manages the agency’s safety and security operations and serves as a liaison to the West Central Association Chamber of Commerce and 27th ward office. For the past 11 years, he has overseen execution of Haymarket’s Father Mac West Loop Family Fun Fest, an annual family-focused block party for Haymarket neighbors, employees, and the general public. Mr. Taylor joined Haymarket in 1997 as the personal assistant of agency co-founder Monsignor Ignatius McDermott. He served as security coordinator and business officer manager before assuming the role of Director of Facility and Business Services in 2016.
Michael Baldinger – Medical Director
As Medical Director, Dr. Michael Baldinger oversees and coordinates medical care for Haymarket Center’s 25+ residential and outpatient treatment and recovery programs. He manages development and implementation of evidence-based treatments to safely address substance use and co-occurring disorders. Additionally, Dr. Baldinger provides clinical training to Haymarket’s 300+ employees. A specialist in the field of addiction medicine, Dr. Baldinger earned a certification in addictions medicine from the American Society of Addiction Medicine in 1986. He holds a BA from New York University and an MD from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Baldinger completed his residency in internal medicine at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. He is a board-certified physician in internal and geriatric medicine.
Board of Directors
Lee A. Daniels is a businessman, civic leader, advocate and former Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. Daniels practiced law from 1967 until he retired in 2006 from the Chicago law firm of Bell Boyd & Lloyd, where he was an equity partner. He previously had been an equity partner at Katten Muchin & Zavis from 1982 to 1991 and Daniels & Faris from 1967 to 1982. Mr. Daniels served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1975 to 2007, was Speaker of the House from 1995 to 1997, was Republican Leader from 1983–2003 and served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois from 1971 to 1974. Mr. Daniels founded Lee Daniels & Associates, LLC in February 2007, a consulting firm for government and community relations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., Oak Brook, Illinois, and the Board of Trustees at Kite Realty Group Trust, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Lee Daniels serves as a member (2010–present) and Chairman (2014–present) of the Board of Directors of Haymarket Center. He served as Chairman of the College of DuPage Presidential Search Committee (2015–2016). He also 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 include Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc., the Suburban Bank and Trust Company of Elmhurst Board of Directors, Elmhurst Federal Savings and Loan Association Board of Directors, and the DuPage Easter Seals Board of Directors.
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 was named a Distinguished Fellow.
Dr. Michelle Andreoli
Dr. Andreoli received her Medical Doctorate from Boston University School of Medicine as well as her bachelor’s degree from Boston University College of Arts and Sciences in a combined seven-year accelerated program. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude, with a concentration in medical sciences. Following graduation Dr. Andreoli completed her internship at The Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, MA in the Transitional Medicine Program; she completed her residency in ophthalmology at the Loyola University Medical Center and Hines Veterans Administration Hospital. She currently is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with the Wheaton Eye Clinic in Wheaton, Naperville, Plainfield, and Hinsdale and is on staff at Central DuPage Hospital Northwestern Medicine. Dr. Andreoli is most proud of her young children and continues to learn from them every day about true joy, boundless love, and words that rhyme with barnyard animals.
Erin Lavin Cabonargi
Erin Lavin Cabonargi serves as the Managing Director of URBAN ReSOLVE, a real estate development advisory practice focused on commercial real estate, social infrastructure, and government affairs. Prior to URBAN ReSOLVE, Ms. Cabonargi was the Director of Development Services for Sterling Bay, a Chicago‐based commercial real estate investment and development firm. Prior to Sterling Bay, Ms. Cabonargi was a leader in public sector development and a Cabinet member to Chicago Mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emanuel. She served as the Executive Director of the Public Building Commission of Chicago, successfully delivering nearly $3 billion of new development, major capital renovation, infrastructure, surveillance, technology and asset repositioning work on behalf of sister agencies and municipalities. She also had significant facility management responsibilities, inclusive of the Richard J. Daley Center, one of the nation’s largest courthouses and civic gathering spaces.
Ms. Cabonargi is actively involved with the Economic Club of Chicago, Leadership Greater Chicago, Urban Land Institute, American Institute of Architects, the West Central Association and the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center.
Stephen L. Davis
Mr. Davis has nearly 30 years of experience in the construction industry. His professional career started with the General Electric Company. He left General Electric in 1986 to start Electrical Resource Management, the first Will Group Company. The Will Group celebrated its 25th year in business in 2011. In 2010, The Will Group was named by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the Top 100 Black businesses in the country.
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 builders and C&I loans. As Commissioner of Aviation for the DuPage County Airport Authority, the board oversees management of airport operations, Prairie Landing Golf Course operations and development of the authorities over 500 acre DuPage County Business Park. Mr. Davis is a graduate of the University of Tennessee.
Tanya Davis is a philanthropist and author whose life work is to help transform lives through empowerment and a sense of purpose. Along with her family, Tanya established the William & Mary Davis Foundation, which supports organizations that empower varied communities including Daystar University (Nairobi, Kenya) as well as Fox Valley Christian Action, Young Life, Orange Hands, Women at Risk International, and St. Sabina Gems. The foundation also supports Purpose by Design, a program Tanya created to provide a robust retreat including mentoring, education and life skills for teen girls from under-resourced communities. Working with a team of commitment volunteers and partners, Tanya continues to evolve and expand the program, which has served more than 100 young ladies.
Tanya’s community engagement includes working with the Chicago Foundation for Women to provide grants to local social service charities. Tanya also serves on the Board of Directors of Metropolitan Family Services, which provides social services in the Chicago area, and is a Board member and Development Chair for Haymarket Center, which assists people with substance abuse disorders. She is also a founding member of Magnolia Moonshots 2030. Previously, Tanya served the Advisory Board of Daystar University and as a Board Member and Chair of FVCA, a non-profit committed to serving at risk youth along the Fox Valley.
Reflecting her passion for living with a strong sense of purpose, Tanya has authored three books: “Urban Monks and Mystics: Find Inner Peace Without Joining a Monastery,” “May I Please Speak with My Father?” and “I Don’t Want to Shame my Daddy’s Name.”
Tanya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling from DePaul University, a Master’s degree in Writing from Lenoir-Rhyne University, a Master Certification in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary, and a certificate in Narrative Facilitation from Lenoir-Rhyne University.
Ms. Harrington currently serves as Vice President of Government and Community Relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL, a division of Health Care Service Corporation) leading government relations, internal and external communications as well as community investment teams on behalf of BCBSIL’s members.
Ms. Harrington has had extensive experience managing regional, state and local government, issue advocacy and media relations in health care. She previously led Corporate Affairs (legislative and regulatory) efforts for Humana, Inc. in the Midwest region. Prior to her work at Humana, Inc., she served as Director of State Government Relations for non-investor owned BCBSIL, as well as Manager of State Government Relations for the northeast, mid-Atlantic and southern regions for Walgreen Co.
Prior to her corporate government affairs experience, Harmony served as Staff Attorney for the Illinois House of Representatives (civil law, elections, ethics and campaign finance reform). During the Ryan Administration (1999-2002), she also held multiple positions working for Lt. Gov. Corinne Wood, including travel aide, director of operations and legislative director. During the Blagojevich Administration (2003–2004), she worked for Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn as a legal policy assistant.
Harmony graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Dr. William R. Martin, III
Prior to retiring from the private practice of law, Jack McCarthy concentrated his practice in corporate and securities law matters. During a career spanning almost fifty years he was involved in more than 100 public offerings, six hostile takeovers, two proxy fights and numerous negotiated transactions.
His representations included serving as: primary outside acquisition counsel for Waste Management, Inc. for 25 years; issuer counsel in connection with the approximately one billion International IPO of Waste Management International PLC; counsel to the special committee of Independent Directors of Blockbuster in connection with the sale of Blockbuster to Viacom; counsel to several individuals in connection with SEC enforcement actions over a seven-year period; counsel to the Board of Directors of Reorganized Enron Corp. (now known as Enron Creditors Recovery Corp.) in connection with the collection and distribution of $23 billion to creditors.
In addition, Mr. McCarthy served as chairman of Bell, Boyd, & Lloyd, a Chicago-based firm of 250 attorneys with offices also in Washington, D.C. and San Diego, California for over twenty years prior to its combination with the K&L Gates firm in 2009.
A member of the Illinois Bar, he received his B.S. from St. Joseph’s College in 1963 and his J.D. (cum laude) from Northwestern University School of Law in 1966.
Daniel Nudelman is an Associate General Counsel at Facebook, Inc., where he advises on legal and regulatory requirements in the areas of election law, campaign finance and political advertising law, lobbying regulations, political activities and government ethics. Before joining Facebook, Daniel was Counsel in the Political Law Group at Perkins Coie, LLP and served as compliance counsel on President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign. Prior to his legal career, Daniel worked in Intergovernmental Affairs in the Mayor’s Office of the City of Chicago. Daniel has been actively involved with the Haymarket Center since 2019, serving as an inaugural member of the Haymarket Leadership Council.
Daniel graduated from McGill University, holds a Masters Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and received his J.D., Cum Laude, from New York University School of Law.
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, advocates and government agencies.
Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign.
His liveliest job and best preparation for his current work was de-tassling corn several decades ago.
Susan Rose, PhD.
Dr. Rose 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 PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1989. Her current research interests include development of interventions with substance abusing women who are incarcerated. She is the Principal Investigator of a current project assessing the mental health needs of incarcerated women. A recent project, Keeping Families Together, explored innovations in screening, brief intervention, and follow-up for substance abusing incarcerated mothers and pregnant women in Milwaukee County. She was also the Co-Principal Investigator of the Women in Jails project that tested an intervention directed at incarcerated women to motivate them to seek substance abuse treatment after their release. Her teaching responsibilities are in the areas of mental health and child welfare. She currently co-directs the Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Program, developing specific curriculum to train MSW level child welfare workers. In the past 20 years, she has conducted numerous research studies at the intersection of child welfare, substance use, and incarcerated women and has published over 35 manuscripts, book chapters, and monographs in professional journals on these subjects. Dr. Rose currently chairs the school’s International Study Committee (developing programs in comparative public policy in England, Austria, and South Africa), and served as Alderman in Elmhurst, Illinois for 20 years from 1991–2011.
Growing up as the great nephew of Father Ignatius McDermott (Uncle Ig), he watched Haymarket grow into the amazing treatment center it is today. Mr. Stack 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. Thanks to the help and support of his Uncle Ig and Jack Whalen, Joe has been sober for over 25 years and it has inspired him to help those being served at Haymarket Center with the same love and care he received during his journey.
As a twenty-year member of the Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group), Mr. Stack has built a successful institutional options brokerage business with his partners George Gianakis and Tim Dillman, who service the institutional and independent options trading communities. Their sales approach to the banking and trading communities has always been to provide honest, complete and accurate information and execution to their customers. He worked in what has been known as a “pay your dues” business. Thirty years ago when he stepped on the training floor as a Runner, he learned the ins and outs of the futures and options from the ground up. While the exchange-traded business continues to evolve with the growth in computer trading, Joe and his partners continue to strive to change and adapt to the needs of their clients. Mr. Stack attended Loras College, studying business and served in the USMCR.
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.
Board of Directors – In Memoriam
Phil O’Connor PhD.
Dr. O’Connor was 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 Loyola University of Chicago, and received his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Political Science from Northwestern University.
Dr. O’Connor was an active and dedicated member of the Board of Directors, serving from 2010 through 2018. Most recently, Dr. O’Connor was Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and served as Chairperson for the Compensation, Nominating & Governance Committee.
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