CASA Lake County's 2019 Gala
Join us as we celebrate the supporters and volunteers who have helped CASA Lake County change the lives of over 2,000 abused and neglected children over the last 25 years. We are so grateful for the generous spirit of our community, and this meaningful occasion affords us a wonderful opportunity to recognize it.
CASA's Board of Directors Salutes
Past Terri Zenner Award Recipients
Richard Gonzalez, (former) COO, Abbott Labs and Chairman and CEO, Abbvie
Debbie Gonzalez Bernstein, (former) Member, CASA Lake County Board of Directors
Jack M. and Donna Greenberg, (former) Chairman and CEO, McDonalds Corporation
Robert Reusche, (former) President, Northern Trust Bank and Founder, Lake County Community Foundation
John Edwardson, (former) Chairman and CEO, CDW LLC
Kristi Savacool, (former) CEO, Aon Hewitt
Staffan Schuberg, (former) President and CEO, Lundbeck USA
Steve Pemberton, Best-Selling Author and (former) VP and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Walgreens
Art Smith and Jesus Salgueiro, Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur
Robert L. Parkinson, Chairman Emeritus, Baxter International, Inc.
Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO, Camping World and Star of CNBC’s The Profit and The Partner
Debra Waller – Chairman and CEO, Jockey Intl. and Founder, Jockey Being Family Foundation
Rosemary Matzl – VP Community Affairs, ITW
Paul Jenista – (former) Chicago Tribune and CASA Board President Emeritus
Jackie Kopp – National Council for Jewish Women and Tri-Con
Hear It First Hand
Former CASA Child
Illinois State University Class of 2019, University of Chicago SSA MSW Candidate
At the gala this year, we welcome a former CASA child to tell her story. The struggle she faced is more than most of us can imagine, but her CASA Volunteer stuck with her through it all. The importance of a CASA is never clearer than when it is viewed through the lens of a child with nobody else to turn to or trust.
Thank You to CASA's 2019 Gala Sponsors