Sue Rescigno, President

Sue has been in the fundraising field for over 30 years. She works with her team to help clients bring their annual fund programs to the next level. Sue’s passion is living life to the fullest, enjoying what she does and pushing herself to be all that she can be!

 

708-974-2600, ext. 104

Ron Rescigno, Vice-President

​Ron refers to himself as ‘The Seeker’ because he engages non-profit professionals in conversations to determine if they may be a fit for the company. Who fits? Most anyone who wants to increase awareness, and therefore dollars, for their organization!

 

708-974-2600, ext. 105

Meghan Bailey, Data Specialist

Meghan enjoys bringing her creativity and passion to spreadsheets and data. When she is not on the computer, she likes spending any and all free time outdoors. On a nice day, you can find her hiking local trails, in her garden, or at the nearest pool.

 

708-974-2600, ext. 108

Jackie S. Joines, CFRE, Senior Fundraising Consultant

Jackie Joines recently retired as Executive Director for College Advancement at Lake Land College where she oversaw foundation operations and alumni services for the past 5 years.  During her tenure, she was instrumental in the integration of technology to improve the capabilities and efficiencies of the office in serving donors and alumni.  She led efforts that grew the Foundation assets from $8 million to $12.8 million, employee participation rates from 17% to 66%, implemented an annual giving program and the College annual Homecoming event, and led the College 50th anniversary celebration.  As part of the Foundation strategic plan, Jackie led efforts to construct a new $2.2 million Foundation and Alumni Center on campus, and implemented a new Foundation brand..  Jackie formerly served Eastern Illinois University as Director of Development for 17 years. She holds memberships in AFP, and CASE, as well as many community organizations. Often described as a “connector”, Jackie is a partner with her husband’s auction business, is a Pampered Chef consultant, and enjoys spending time with her family including 4 grandchildren.

Amy Korpi, Content Development Specialist

Amy has honed her ability to write quality copy by getting the job done for scores of non-profit organizations and Fortune 500 companies alike. The result: communications that build understanding, interest and relationships (and that generate dollars!). She and her husband enjoy traveling together and hanging out with their active West Highland Terrier in the woods of northeastern Wisconsin.

Stacey Mallo, Director of Business Development

Stacey helps cultivate and acquire new business for Rescigno’s while at the same time being a part of the positive impact their partnership provides numerous non-profits, many of whom have missions close to her heart.

 

708-974-2600, ext. 101

Lee Owens, Director of Operations

Lee comes to us with 12 years of experience in the print-and-mail industries. A postal expert with local roots, Lee grew up in Oak Lawn and now lives nearby in Chicago with his wife and two young sons (a 10-month-old and a two-year-old!). 
 

708-974-2600, ext. 102

Jessie Rescigno, Project Manager

Jessie received her degree in Business and Entrepreneurship from Columbia College Chicago. After graduating, she worked for the Walt Disney Company where she learned the importance of excellent customer service. Most recently, she worked as a talent agent where she utilized organizational, contract negotiation and management skills. Jessie works hard to bring passion, organization and a smile to everything she does. She’s thrilled to be taking this next step in joining her family business! When she’s not at work, you can probably find her trying out a delicious new dessert at home.

708-974-2600, ext 101

Paula Roe, Business Manager

Paula enjoys meeting new people and has an MBA with an emphasis in accounting. She is a proud wife, mother and grandma so  appreciates spending time with family. She also likes spending time with friends and her favorite sport is baseball.​

 

708-974-2600, ext. 111

Kathy Rogers, Computer Manager/Data Specialist

​Kathy spends her time elbow deep in spreadsheets and data. Her talents go beyond data analysis, as she’s an accomplished quilter and co-founder of a nonprofit diaper bank, SWADDLE (SouthWest Area Diaper Depository for Little Ends).
 

​708-974-2600, ext. 103

Erin Shields, Copywriter

Erin Shields has a wealth of experience in creating strategies that inspire and engage donor audiences, both as a consultant and as an in-house executive. She has worked with leading healthcare, social service and nonprofit organizations to enhance awareness and funding for their missions.  Erin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech/Communication Studies from Northwestern University and a certificate in direct marketing from DePaul University.

  

Lynn Slussar, Raiser's Edge Consultant

Lynn has over 20 years of Raiser’s Edge experience and as a client herself, understands how crucial data is to an organization’s success. As a part of our team she will help our clients put data practices in place that will allow them to streamline their jobs and help maintain their organization’s database. She enjoys the challenge of helping others harness the power of their data to secure more gifts, create more focused, cost efficient outreach, ensure the safety and integrity of their data and streamline processes and procedures. She also loves the beauty of the great outdoors and hopes to hike each of the 62 national parks in coming years.

 

lynn@rescignos.com

Melissa Valente, Client Services Specialist/Graphic Designer

Melissa brings considerable flair and creativity to all that she does. Crafting, decorating cakes, and playing the clarinet for Moraine Valley’s Community College Concert Band are just some of the passions she pursues on the side!​

 

708-974-2600, ext. 109

Ed Zavala, Assistant Production Manager

Ed loves to help wherever help is needed & he's all about attention to detail.

He lives in Chicago, loves the outdoors, and spending time with his 10-year-old son at the beach or playing soccer. He has a passion for exercise & business ventures.

 

708-974-2600, ext. 110

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