JCYS Central Office

JCYS has a long and storied connection to Chicago, the city we have called home for over 115 years. Headquartered in Lincoln Square Ravenswood, our Central Office staff are as dedicated as ever to JCYS’ mission to enrich and nurture each child’s individual spirit, imagination, confidence, and talents.

We are as diverse and unique as the vast array of opportunities JCYS offers. Feel free to reach out to any one of us to learn more about JCYS and the services we provide.

Samantha Jakubowski, CEO

Samantha Jakubowski

Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Carlo Headshot

Cathy Carlo

Chief Operating Officer

Sonya Solomon Piell Headshot

Sonya Solomon Piell

Chief Financial Officer

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Nikki Robin

Managing Director of Operations

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Meredith Bedwell

Senior Staff Accountant

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Ashley Dinos

Director of Marketing and Communications

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Jason Fink

Senior Accountant/Payroll Specialist

Laura Hussey Headshot

Laura Hussey

Business Manager

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Graham Little

Director of Risk Management

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James Murphy

Senior Staff Accountant

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Breanne Parker

Director of Human Resources

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Naomi Richman

Administrative Manager