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1913 W. Townline Rd. Peoria, IL 61615


Meet Our Leadership

We’re grateful at EP!C for the contributions of leadership, time and talent from our dedicated board. These individuals and the organizations they represent are committed to the vision of community involvement for all.

Board Members:

Chair, Karen Whalen, Associated Bank
Vice-ChairKristin Gaskill,  Caterpillar Inc.
Treasurer, Janelle Harre, Caterpillar Inc.
Immediate Past Chair, Terry Waters, UnityPoint Health Peoria


Member, Hayley Adolphson, Caterpillar Inc.
Member, Tim Leesman, Simantel
Member, Pat Dean, Caterpillar Inc.
Member, Nate Bach, Peoria County Public Defender
Member, Kathy Dolan, Caterpillar Inc.
Member, Lisa LaConte, Heyl Royster
Member, John Kaiser, RSM US LLP
Liaison, Cara Risius, Caterpillar Inc.

EP!C Foundation of Central Illinois, Inc. Board of Trustees:

Chair, Terry Waters, UnityPoint Health Peoria
Vice Chair, Travis Schock, The Unland Companies
Secretary/Treasurer, Beth Jones, Morton Community Bank


Member, Judi Gentry, Retired
Member, Keith Boswell, Retired, Caterpillar Inc.
Member, Glenn Birnbaum, CPA Heinold Banwart
Member, Tom Feldman, Center for Health, ASC, LLC.
Member, Bryan Johnson, West Point Financial Group
Member, Andrew Rinehart, Mescher Law Offices
Member, Celia Yeo, Best Equipment & Welding
Member, Micki McCarthy, OSF Healthcare Foundation
Member, Michael Joseph, UnityPoint Health Peoria
Member, Nathan Henricks, Agera Energy


EP!C Executive Team:

Kim Cornwell, President and CEO
Doris Hayes, Chief Operating Officer
Steve Rollins, Senior Vice President and CFO
Eric Sutter, Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Ashley Schreck, Director of Marketing
Chad Cunningham, Director of Donor Engagement and Major Gifts
Beth Tharp, Executive Administrative Assistant