Connections for Abused Women and their Children Executive Staff

Executive Director: Stephanie-Love Patterson
Associate Director: Kesha S. Marie Larkins
Greenhouse Shelter Director: Beatris Burgos
Development Director: Alexa Markoff

Connections for Abused Women and their Children Board of Directors

Sophia Taylor Love, Senior Vice President, Northern Trust
Vice President
Ada W. Dolph, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Cynthia Brown, Consulting Actuary, Willis Tower Watson
Christina Holloway, President & CEO (Owner), CMH Business Corporation 


  • Kristina Ehrhart, Senior Manager, Pricewater Coopers LPP (PwC)

  • Leslie Friebert, Vice President, Business Strategy, Jo Chicago

  • Jeffrey Gilbert, Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Bamtech Media

  • Cicely Glanton, District Account Executive, Renaissance

  • Kate Gosse, Innovation Client Director, Bluedog Design

  • Katherine L. Goyert, Associate Attorney, Michael Best & Freidrich LLP

  • Parul Gupta, Partner Physician, Lakeshore OB/GYN

  • Stephanie Hair, Licensed Clinical Social Worker II - Family Birth Center, University of Chicago Medical Center

  • Margaret Jones, Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Hyatt Hotel Corporation

  • Gwyn E. Koepke, Senior Vice President, Institutional Sales Manager, Northern Trust

  • Kevin A. Krakora, Managing Director, Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC

  • Sarah Krauszer, Advocate

  • Geeta Malhotra, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

  • Brendan McMahon, Senior Vice President, Northern Trust

  • Aicha Sharif, COO and Co-founder, EEG LLC

  • David Schulz, VP Client Delivery, VisiQuate

  • Meridel Trimble, Director of Operations, One Million Degrees

  • Gladys Zolna, Associate General Counsel, Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas

Associate Board Leadership Team

Danielle Young
Vice President
Brittany Yelnick