Sarah's Circle Board of Directors

  • Judy Krueger      
    President of the Board
    Active Volunteer

  • Georgia A. Beatty
    Board Secretary
    Attorney at Law

  • Shira Bernstein
    Program Officer
    Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation
  • Ermetra Black Thomas
    Community Resident
  • Mary Hayes
    Senior V.P. Process and Program Management
    R1 RCM 
  • Robin Roberts
    Attorney at Law
  • Peter Stutz, AIA, LEED AP
    Goettsch Partners, Inc
  • Joshua Reitman   
    Board Treasurer
    Senior V.P. Commercial Lending 
    Bridgeview Bank Group
  • Katherine Ragnar
    Executive Director  
    Sarah's Circle
  • Mandy Zaransky-Hurst
    C.O.O and Chief Marketing Officer
    Ragan Communications and PR Daily

  • Margaret C. Egan
    Executive V.P. and General Counsel
    Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

  • June Merritt
    Community Resident

  • Aimee St. Pierre
    Managing Director

  • Robert Turner, PhD
    Business Transformation Leader
    Praxis Life Sciences


Sarah's Circle Board Emeritus

  • Barbara Burrell
  • Joyce Dugan
  • Debra Flynn
  • Adrianne Hayward
  • Wendy Predescu
  • Paul Vogel
  • Eileen Dordek
  • Jessie Ewing
  • Bianka Hardin
  • Dawn Pafford
  • J.Breezer Rickey


Impact Board

  • Lauri Alpern
  • Stephanie Blatt
  • Peggy Bradley
  • Tim Bresnahan
  • Angie Day
  • Lori Faversham
  • Meredith Friedman
  • Judy Krueger
  • Kristen Litgen
  • Kathleen Molnar
  • Marie Osadjan
  • Kathy Ragnar
  • Robin Roberts
  • Jane Western
  • Mandy Zaransky-Hurst
  • Stephanie Zosak

Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help page to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991

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