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.

Noel Childs

DigitasLBi


Director since 2013

Joel Cohen

USPlate Glass Insurance Company


Vice President
Director since 2010

Thomas (Tee) Duncan

Grant Thornton LLP


Director since 2019

Christine Goetz

CNA Insurance


Treasurer,
Director Since 2018
EYSO Alumnus

Mike Kasper

Music Educator


Director since 2018

K. Eric Larson

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Executive Director
Director Ex-Officio since 2016

Bill Nicholson

Sales & Marketing / Business Development Leader


Director since 2018

Sarosh Saher

Village of Lake Zurich


President
Director since 2018

Matthew Sheppard

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra


Artistic Director
Director Ex-Officio since 2019

Justin Smitherman

American Family Insurance


Director since 2013

Edward Snoble

BMO Private Bank


Director since 2019

Peter Van Nortwick

comScore, Inc.


Director since 2015
EYSO Alumnus

Board of Directors, EYSO Endowment Fund

Kathryn Canny


Director since 2016

Joel Cohen

USPlate Glass Insurance Company


Director since 2010

Charlie Simpson

American Osteopathic Association


President Emeritus
Director since 2013

Lucas VanDeWoestyne

Apex CPA's and Consultants, Inc.


Director since 2013

Jeff Wheeler

BMO Harris Bank


Director since 2002