Executive Director

Karen joined Resources for Community Living in August, 2000.

She graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Karen co-facilitates RCL’s Social Skills Training group where participants learn a variety of social skills. Karen enjoys hearing stories of progress and success in the lives of RCL participants.

Her responsibilities include oversight and provision of direct services, staff training, Social Skills Training and a variety of administrative tasks.

Fred joined RCL in August, 2014.

His responsibilities as Executive Director include oversight of the day to day operations, program development and evaluation, fundraising, marketing and other related activities.

Notable Achievements:

  • Starting a business

  • Organizing a non-profit community development corporation

  • Served overseas in the Peace Corps

His Vision:

To help people with challenging barriers find resources and strategies to attain their potential by taking authorship in their lives and building self-esteem. He has dedicated himself to building on the strengths of RCL to transform this organization to an even more effective resource for people with disabilities.



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