Meet Our Team

Abraham Lacy,
Executive Director Far South CDC

Allyson Scrutchens,
Director SSA 49

Ava St. Claire,
Director of Marketing Far South CDC

Crystal Birl,
Office Assistant Far South CDC


Pastor Scott Onque,
President of the Congress at Salem Baptist District Association Congress of Christian Education

Sarah Ware
Principal/Managing Broker at Ware Realty Group, LLC

Marshana Cooley

Lori Foster


Leon Walker, Chairman
DL3 Realty

LeRoy Chalmers, Board President
University of Illinois at Chicago

John Chenier, Secretary

Dennis O’Malley, Treasurer
Beverly Bank & Trust Co.


Rev. Leonardo Gilbert
Sheldon Heights Church of Christ

Major David Harvey
Salvation Army – Ray & Joan Kroc Center

Jackie Smith
Salon 119 Spa

Phillip Snorden

Neighborhood Housing Services – Chicago