Gateway Foundation Announces Newly Elected Board of Directors

Gateway Foundation today announced the board of director election of its officers and directors.

For more than 40 years, Gateway Foundation has helped thousands of individuals successfully complete substance abuse treatment each year. As the largest provider of alcohol and drug abuse treatment in Illinois, Gateway Foundation provides care to those with health insurance, but also to many who can’t afford treatment. Gateway Foundation has 10 treatment centers located throughout Illinois, and also provides treatment services in Missouri, New Jersey and Texas.

“We feel quite fortunate at Gateway Foundation for having the very best community and business leaders looking out for our interests as well as those individuals who need substance abuse treatment. The board of directors is focused on ensuring Gateway Foundation provides effective and quality treatment to the people in the communities where we are located,” says Gateway Foundation President and CEO Michael Darcy.

Gateway Foundation Board of Directors Officers:

Chairman: Henry Wolfe, Chairman of De La Vega Occidental & Oriental Holdings, LLC

Treasurer: Sidney Bradley, Vice President Financial Reporting Operations Strategy and Execution at Citbank

Secretary: Elizabeth Ogilvie Simer, Senior Vice President and Manager of Strategic Sales Support at Mesirow Financial

Staff: Michael Darcy, President and CEO of Gateway Foundation

Board of Directors Members:

Donald Crossett, retired, 38 years in general management and financial positions of entrepreneurial service businesses

Victor Fonseca, retired, Vice President of Compensation and Benefits of Exelon

Warren Harrington, Managing Consultant IT Strategy Practice at Forsythe Solutions

Glenn B. Huebner, Board Certified Trial Litigation Attorney at Donato, Minx and Brown

Jennifer Jerit Johnson, Partner at Tressler LLP

John R. Kromer, retired, Vice President of Human Resources, Factory Card & Party Outlet

Patricia (Pat) LePenske, President at LPR Services Inc.

Richard (Dick) McCullough, Executive Vice President of Space-Time Media

Gary Rada, President of Rada Concepts LLC

Amalesh Sank, President of Sagertech Communications

Len Shankman, Director of Specialty Finance at Caremark

Andrew Smith, Managing Partner of Impact Advisors, LLC

Warren Stippich, Jr., Partner & Practice Leader of Business Advisory Services at Grant Thornton, LLP

For more information about Gateway Foundation treatment centers in Illinois, visit

About Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers
Every year Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment helps thousands of adults and teens get their life back on track and gives renewed hope to those who care about them. With 50 years of treatment experience, our specialists take the time to understand of the specific needs of each individual. We then develop a customized treatment plan with recommendations for the most appropriate care based on an individual's substance abuse and mental health history. As the largest provider of alcohol and drug abuse treatment in Illinois, Gateway has 11 treatment centers throughout the state. Gateway outpatient and residential substance abuse treatment programs are not one-size fits all, but unique treatment plans that give an individual the highest chance for a successful outcome. With insurance acceptance and a track record of success, Gateway Treatment Centers help thousands of individual’s successfully complete treatment each year, and find the hope they need to live again.

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