Board of Directors

Board of Directors

EYSO is served by a volunteer Board of Directors which exists to support the ongoing mission of the organization through fundraising, development, coordination of volunteers, and staff assistance. If you are interested in serving on the board, or you know someone who would be, please contact Executive Director Eric Larson.

Joel Cohen

USPlate Glass Insurance Company


President
Director since 2010

Sarosh Saher

City of Lake Zurich


Vice President
Director since 2018

Gary Lenell

Northrop Grumman Corporation


Secretary
Director since 2016

Christine Goetz

CNA Insurance


Treasurer,
Director Since 2018
EYSO Alumnus

Molly Bolz

Accenture


Director since 2012

Noel Childs

DigitasLBi


Director since 2013

Amy Hall

GK Development


Director since 2012

K. Eric Larson

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Executive Director
Director Ex-Officio since 2016

C.J. Morgan

Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.


Director since 2012

Charlie Simpson

American Osteopathic Association


President Emeritus
Director since 2013

Justin Smitherman

American Family Insurance


Director since 2013

Randal Swiggum

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Artistic Director
Director Ex-Officio since 1998

Lucas VanDeWoestyne

Apex CPA's and Consultants, Inc.


Director since 2013

Peter Van Nortwick

comScore, Inc.


Director since 2015
EYSO Alumnus

Jeff Wheeler

BMO Harris Bank


President Emeritus
Director since 2002

Board of Directors, Kathy Matthews EYSO Endowment Fund

Kathryn Canny


Director since 2016

Joel Cohen

USPlate Glass Insurance Company


Director since 2010

Kathy Matthews

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (retired)


Director since 1999

Charlie Simpson

American Osteopathic Association


President Emeritus
Director since 2013

Nancy Sohn


Director since 2016

Lucas VanDeWoestyne

Apex CPA's and Consultants, Inc.


Director since 2013

Jeff Wheeler

BMO Harris Bank


Director since 2002