The Rescigno's team is made up of creative, multi-talented folks that look excellent wearing multiple hats. Get to know us, and feel free to reach out with any questions!
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
Kate Bousum, CFRE, Fundraising Consultant
Kate is a passionate advocate and champion for the nonprofit sector with over 20 years of experience in fundraising. A true generalist in the development and marketing sphere, her experience includes grant writing, special events, annual giving, and social media. She serves in many volunteer roles including leadership with West Suburban Philanthropic Network (WSPN) and AFP Chicago. She is driven by her focus on the values of family, kindness, communication, and works hard to always celebrate the happiness in each day.
Colin Davis, Copywriter
After several years as a political campaign critter, Colin has spent nearly a decade in higher education fundraising and has the grey hairs to prove it. Seriously, he doesn’t even get carded anymore. He enjoys traveling, especially for photography or Bruce Springsteen and literally chases storms across the country. He’s an avid Chicago sports fan and spends falls and winters broadcasting high school sports on the radio. Colin and his wife, Katey, are owned by their German shepherd, two cats, and daughter. Colin used to play baseball and misses it dearly, and he doesn’t play golf; golf plays him.
Jeff Heringlake, Data Specialist
Jeff has over 20 years experience in data processing and non-profit mailings, focusing on data analytics and attention to detail. When he isn’t hanging out with his wife and kids at their home in St. Cloud, MN he likes to do woodworking projects, anything from shelves to hand-turned pens to 3D art.
Jackie Joines, CFRE, Senior Fundraising Consultant
Jackie is retired as executive director for college advancement at Lake Land College where she oversaw foundation operations and alumni services for five years. She also served for 17 years as a major gift officer at Eastern Illinois University. Additional fundraising experience was gained through campaign fundraising while serving as district office manager and legislative aide for an Illinois state representative. Jackie holds memberships in AFP, DAR, and the American Legion Auxiliary and holds the designation as a retired CFRE. She is a partner with her husband's auction business and enjoys spending time with her family.
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, Vice President 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. 112
Todd Martin, Data Specialist
Todd brings eight professional years of data management experience to the team and has a certification in Data Analytic. Mastering Excel is only one of his hobbies; he also enjoys sports, reading fantasy, and home-made chimichangas. He has spent much of his life in volunteer service and is grateful to help others serve to their full potential.
Paul Morales, Production Manager
Paul has been in the printing industry since 1999. He love the Cubs, the Blackhawks, and the Bears, but absolutely NO WHITE SOX!!! He has 2 daughters (Malia and Aurora), 1 son (Noah), 1 dog (Smalls), and 1 cat (Franklin). He loves helping his wife (Denise) in the kitchen after work. He is a fun easy-going guy who takes pride in his work and has a good relationship with everyone.
Lee Owens, Director of Operations
Lee is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success. He brings a unique blend of strategic thinking, operational expertise and a passion for delivering exceptional results. With a deep understanding of business dynamics, he plays a pivotal role in driving operational excellence here at Rescigno’s.
708-974-2600, ext. 112
Dominic Rescigno, Graphic Designer
Dominic started the design program at Rescigno's over ten years ago. He and his partner, Cody, have a very cool cat named Lottie that walks on a leash and people always stop them and say, "OMG, I could never get my cat to do that!" and they always have to be like, "Oh! Yeah, well. He's a very cool cat. Haha! Bye!" He has a degree in acting, but his true passion is designing letterhead and envelopes. www.dominicrescigno.com
Jess Rescigno Jenkins, Project Manager
Jessie received her degree in Business and Entrepreneurship from Columbia College before working for Disney, 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
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
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. She helps 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.
Jamie Smith, Client Services Representative
Jamie has a passion for travel and trying new things. For the last ten years she has been doing her best to make the world a little better by teaching elementary school. She has explored from the North Side of Chicago all the way to South Korea where she taught English in a public school and ate more Korean BBQ than a person has a right to. She is excited to be back in her hometown and starting a new career. When she’s not at work she can usually be found enjoying a K-pop concert or planning her next adventure.
708-974-2600, ext. 108
Melissa Valente, Client Services Manager/Designer
Melissa has a passion for design and creativity. Besides making things look pretty, she also loves assisting others and helping our clients further their missions. Outside of work, Melissa can be found chasing around her toddler son, petting her cat, crafting, or making cookies.
708-974-2600, ext. 107
Kevin Westrick, Copywriter/Graphic Designer
Kevin has a love for design and copywriting with over 20 years of experience in the newspaper industry. He also has a passion for fundraising after eight years of running his own fundraising event in honor of his mom who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2012. His design creativity spills over to other areas of interest, such as woodworking and acrylic painting. You will probably find Kevin watching live music, on a trail hiking, or hanging out with his daughter and two grandsons who affectionately call him “Grevin.”
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 son at the beach or playing soccer. He has a passion for exercise & business ventures.
708-974-2600, ext. 110