YEA! Chicago Team

Our powerful team is made up of program staff, volunteers, and our board of directors. We are committed to helping these young entrepreneurs grow, learn, and realize their dreams! If you'd like to join us, check out our available opportunities.

Program Team 2019-2020

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Jody LaVoie

Sheila Shenoy

Sheila Shenoy

Chief Executive Officer, 

Female Strong and YEA! Chicago

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Sheila Shenoy

Sheila Shenoy

Sheila Shenoy

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Diana Conley

Sheila Shenoy

Rachel Gitlevich

Recruitment and Volunteer Manager

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Rachel Gitlevich

Rachel Gitlevich

Rachel Gitlevich

Instructor

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Katerina Popova

Rachel Gitlevich

Katerina Popova

Social Media Volunteer

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Dee Hamlin

Rachel Gitlevich

Katerina Popova

Classroom Volunteer

Business Mentor

FEMALE STRONG board of directors

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Emily Smith

Lori Hilson Cioromski

Lori Hilson Cioromski

Founder and Board President, Female Strong

Vice President, Bespoke Commercial Real Estate

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Lori Hilson Cioromski

Lori Hilson Cioromski

Lori Hilson Cioromski

Founder and Board Secretary, Female Strong

President, Essential Water Technologies

Founder, HC Strategic Advisors

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Jenny Gumm

Lori Hilson Cioromski

Nick Economos

Instructor

Female Strong Board Member

Founder, Sersano Consulting

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Nick Economos

Florence Ann Romano

Nick Economos

  Principal, Fiduciary Financial Partners, LLC

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Laurette Rondenet

Florence Ann Romano

Florence Ann Romano

  President and CEO, Edlong Dairy Technologies

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Florence Ann Romano

Florence Ann Romano

Florence Ann Romano

Founder & CEO, Kindred Content

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Lyn Soo Hoo

Lyn Soo Hoo

Lyn Soo Hoo

President, Financial Works, Inc.