We Are Ceda

A Talented and Diverse Group of Leadership

Executive Team

CEDA is skillfully guided through every phase of its mission by a talented and diverse group of leadership professionals.  Each provides the organization with a wealth of knowledge, experience and dedication to human service.


Harold Rice, Jr

Chief Executive Officer

Glen Ofenloch

Chief Financial Officer

John Pady

Chief Expansion Officer

The Finest Professionals and Community Leaders

Board of Directors

CEDA is fortunate to have some of the area’s finest professionals and community leaders serving on our Board of Directors.  The time and talent they dedicate to CEDA is a testament to their shared desire to improve lives and communities across Cook County.

* indicates member of Executive Committee

Lisa Anthony
Lisa Anthony*

Director of Health & Human Resources, Village of Franklin Park

Vernard Alsberry

Mayor, Village of Hazel Crest

Xochitl Flores
Xochitl Flores

Bureau Chief of Economic Development, Bureau of Economic Development

Dr. Amaka Nweke

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Eric Slaughter*

CEO, CIRE Group, Inc.

Ronald Bean*

Adjunct Professor, Governors State University

Anne Campbell

Community Impact Facilitator, United Palatine Coalition

Rhonda Hampton Tolbert
Rhonda Hampton-Tolbert

Nursing Assistant, Warren Barr

Herb Porter
Herb Porter

Village Trustee, Village of Hanover Park

Ebony Blue
Ebony Blue

People Analytics Manager, LinkedIn

Sarah Flax

Housing & Grants Administrator, City of Evanston

Rich Monocchio
Richard Monocchio*

Executive Director, Housing Authority of Cook County

Sima Quraishi

Executive Director, Muslim Women’s Resource Center

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