Jean taught at Morgan Park Academy for all of her teaching career. Her primary responsibilities and passions included teaching math, science, and language arts to fifth grade students. She helped to establish a school-wide recycling and composting program as well as the school’s community garden. She also loved the opportunity to direct and choreograph musicals for the upper school students that often included lower and middle school students, as well as faculty. Since retiring from teaching, Jean devotes her time to family, friends, gardening, and supporting the mission of All Day Montessori.
Sharon is the President of Presence Health Partners, a Chicago based healthcare organization. She has been involved with ADM for many years and lives in the Beverly community.
Treasurer – Scott Kowalsky
Former ADM parent.
Member at Large – Shanya Gray
Shanya Gray is an Assistant Professor, Counselor and The Coordinator of the Counseling and Career Development Center at Moraine Valley Community College. She is one of the contributing authors of the textbook entitled: Strategies For College Success: Engage. Persist. Graduate. which is used at the college for all incoming students.
Shanya who is originally from the island of Barbados, has a Masters’ Degree in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Over the last 12 years, Shanya’s professional work has led her to conduct therapy with adults and families on the West side of Chicago, work with the homeless and teach counseling and psychology classes at Moody Bible Institute and now at Moraine Valley Community College. Shanya also speaks regularly and facilitates trainings at workshops, conferences and churches on topics of diversity, psychology and faith.
Shanya who has been a Beverly resident for over 10 years, also sits on the board of the Southwest Chicago Diversity Collaborative and is one of the founders and administrators of the community Facebook group Moms of Beverly. She is married to Ernest and together they have 2 boys, Elias who is 9 and Asher who is 4 years old.
Mary Beth McCarthy brings to ADM a unique blend of entrepreneurial, financial and human resources expertise. She is the Finance Director for the Sisters of St. Casimir and previously held the same position at Maria High School, an SSC-sponsored ministry. In addition to her work in the non-profit sector, Mary Beth has over 25 years of experience in business management, human resources, and public accounting. She worked for a global technology consulting organization, several entrepreneurial research and design companies, and one of the nation’s biggest accounting firms.
Mary Beth has a business degree from the University of Michigan and was the Alpha Phi Treasurer. She has been an ADM Board Member since 2006, serving as the Executive Director in 2009 and Board Treasurer from 2008 to 2014. She is active with the Brother Rice High School hockey organization, as well as the Maria Kaupas Center. Mary Beth, together with her husband, two kids, and their dog, have been Beverly residents for over 20 years.
Ms. McDonald, a former ADM parent, is the Business Manager of Information Systems at DePaul University.
Member at Large – Karen O’Doherty
Karen O’Doherty has been on the ADM board since 2017. She is the Senior Manager of HR for the Chicago Office of SOM. Her role involves collaboration with departmental leadership across offices to develop HR best practices and participate as part of a firm wide committee comprised of HR, Partners and Directors focused on Talent, Equity, Diversity and Development (TEDD) initiatives in the firm. Karen received a Bachelor’s degree in communication from Truman State University and an SPHR certification from the HR Certification Institute. Prior to joining SOM 14 years ago, Karen worked for Edelman PR and Zeno Group, both Daniel J Edelman agencies. She is a former All Day Montessori parent and lives in Beverly with her husband Micheal and daughters Lucy and Orla.
Member at Large – Alex Stamatoglou
Alex Stamatoglou lives in Beverly with his wife Sarah and son Tommy, who loved his time at ADM. Alex is an attorney, and a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and The John Marshall Law School.