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.
Angela is the Vice President and legal counsel at Northern Trust and is a former parent.
Member at Large – Shanya Gray
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
Member at Large – David Parker
David Parker is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Center for the Study of Fraud and Corruption at Saint Xavier University, Graham School of Management (SXU/GSM). Prof. Parker received his B.S. and MBA from Jacksonville State University, a J.D. from the Birmingham School of Law, a LL.M. with a concentration in National Security Law from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, and a LL.M. in Human Rights Law from The University of Nottingham, School of Law. He has been a practicing attorney for the last 20 years and before joining the SXU/GSM faculty he worked for Lockheed Martin in Washington DC where he worked as a senior project management and planning operation representative in the Justice and Law Enforcement Services Department serving the United States Department of Justice. His teaching areas are: business ethics and governance, accounting, and law.
Melissa Lettiere Panush is an attorney in the Chicago firm of Stahl Cowen Crowley Addis LLC, where she practices in the area of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on real estate related disputes. She regularly represents clients such as title insurance companies, financial institutions, real estate developers, and a variety of businesses, consultants, and entrepreneurs in challenging and complex cases involving lien priority disputes, quiet title and reformation actions, title and mortgage fraud, defalcations, agent liability, commercial foreclosure, bankruptcy litigation, and breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence and statutory claims.
Melissa is a member of the 2016 Leadership Academy class and Title Insurance Litigation committee of the Tort Trial Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. In addition to her membership with the ABA, Ms. Lettiere is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Coalition for Women’s Initiatives in Chicago, and holds positions as the Chairman of the Executive Board at Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church in Oak Lawn, Illinois and sits as a board member and Chairman of the Human Resources Committee of the All Day Montessori School in Chicago.
Ms. Lettiere earned her law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, and her B.A. degree from the University of Iowa, with a concentration in American Institutions. She can be reached at .
Member at Large – Alex Stamatoglou