Sharon Moy – Chair

Sharon Moy is an asset to have to work with creative minds and detail-savvy business management. She has been a member of the Chicago Commons’ Emerging Leaders Council since 2015.  Currently, she is an experienced project specialist at Peoples Gas located in Chicago, Illinois.  She has also worked on various events and committees on diversity and inclusion.  She earned a Bachelor Science degree in Accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master’s in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management.  Outside work, Sharon enjoys listening to music, dance, and floral design arrangements.

Evans Debeza – Vice Chair

Evans Debeza is a licensed Project Architect in the Chicago practice site of BKV Group. With nearly eight years of experience in affordable housing, assisted living, and market-rate housing, Evans coordinates with design teams to guide projects from the early design phases through construction. Her career focus is on affordable housing where she can best utilize her design skills and expertise to help provide safe, quality, and equitable housing for communities that need it most. Outside of work, Evans is a member of the non-profit organizations, Women in Planning + Development, ULI, and CWA, in addition to being a member of her local Block Club. When she is not working or volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her family, as well as cooking up new dishes and baked goods.

Ashlyne Wilson

Ashlyne Wilson is a communications professional with a passion for strategic storytelling that uplifts, educates and inspires her audience. Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, Ashlyne obtained her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Kent State University, before moving to Chicago to earn her master’s degree in Public Relations and Advertising with distinction from DePaul University. Throughout her career, she has acquired experience in brand and social media marketing, public relations, advertising and internal communications. While Ashlyne works hard, she likes to play hard exploring the city she’s grown to love. In her spare time, Ashlyne enjoys brunching on Sundays and is obsessed with House Hunters, crime documentaries on Netflix and Häagen-Dazs coffee ice cream.

Jessica Bozek

Jessica (Jessi) Bozek is a middle school reading/writing teacher in the Chicago suburbs. In addition to her teacher position, she coaches and runs after school activities in the community. She is very passionate about children of all ages. She has been involved with volunteering at her church, tutoring, and presenting at secondary-education conferences. Jessi enjoys exploring different restaurants and neighborhoods in Chicago, attending country music concerts, and doing art projects.

Megan Cage

A natural leader and master “includer,” Megan Cage discovered her magic through involvement. During the day, she ensures her operations team is consistently meeting deadlines, communicating expectations, and delivering the high-quality work IRI clients have come to expect. During her personal time, she enjoys using her skills for good by consulting with non-profits, attending fashion events in Chicago (gotta love style, right?) and enjoying live music.

Alex Kapustka

Alex Kapustka is a Senior Associate in PwC’s Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, helping organizations implement strong security & governance. Alex is originally from St Charles (IL) and has lived in Chicago for the past five years. Alex ran as part of “Team Commons” in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 2019 and 2020.

Katheryn Meagher

Katheryn Meagher is a public policy researcher interested in improving opportunities for disadvantaged individuals and communities. She first spent 10 years in the advertising industry focused on all aspects of digital marketing, as well as consumer insights and market research for household name brands. However, several years ago, Katheryn shifted careers and received her Masters in Public Policy and Administration in order to pursue her interest in social policy and put her research experience to work on the social issues she cares most about. In her spare time, she is an active volunteer for a variety of local organizations in her community and enjoys exploring the city with friends and family.

Jessica Newman
Jessica has over 10 years of marketing experience and currently serves as a Head of Marketing at a Chicago-based company Enova International. Prior to Enova, Jessica worked in marketing for a few companies including Capital One and Target Corporation. She has a bachelors from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. Although she’s lived in Chicago for 10 years, she’s originally from Michigan and still roots for the Wolverines (Go Blue!). In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying out new restaurants and spending time with friends and family.

Allison Reisch

Allison Reisch started her career as a junior high math teacher. Her love for math found her a role as an analyst at an advertising agency. After six years working at an agency, she decided she was ready to be the client. Allison is now a CRM and database marketing manager at a senior living company working to improve their one-to-one communication and using data to uncover insights. When she’s not at work, Allison enjoys shopping for antique furniture and home décor.

Sarah Rice

Sarah is a transportation expert at Schneider National. Sarah assists customers in finding unique solutions to manage their logistics operations. When Sarah is not servicing customers she leads her office in volunteer opportunities across the city! Sarah has initiated involvement with over 15 organizations since 2018 in the Chicagoland area and is always looking for new ways to get involved. Outside of the professional setting, Sarah enjoys staying active by attending her local Pure Barre studio 4-5 days a week and never misses an opportunity to pet a golden retriever. Sarah is the planner amongst family and friends and is always eager to set up the next get-together! Sarah is very excited about joining CELC and eager to get involved in a number of ways in 2020!

BreAnne Richter

Bio coming soon.

Apply Now →