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Our Core Team

Executive Steering Committee/Key Focus Area Leads

Kevin Considine ‑ Bethany Williams

Executive Director at Lake County Partners

Data Collection and Evaluation

Jeffrey Hollenstein

North Chicago CUSD #187

Jim Sullivan

Lake Forest School District # 115

Expand Learning Communities

Colleen Monks

Interim Director of Career Advancement Center

Lake Forest College
Develop a Sustainable Mentoring Program

Stephanie Valtierre

Interim Science and Health Care Pathway Leader

Lake Forest College
Develop a Sustainable Mentoring Program

Jennifer Serino

Director at Lake County Workforce Development

Enhance and Expand Employer Partnerships that Promote Engagement and Retention

HPEC Founding Funders

  • Steans Family Foundation
  • Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County
  • Carroll University
  • College of Lake County
  • DePaul University
  • Lake Forest College
  • American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

HPEC Project Funders

  • Telligen Community Initiative
  • 60x25 Network Leadership / Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University