Metropolitan DuPage Elects New Board Members

Four new members have joined Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Center’s board of directors. They include:

  • Ryanne Dent – Dent is an Associate in the Business and Litigation Group at Ice Miller, LLP, where she has worked since 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tampa and her J.D. from John Marshall Law School. Currently Ryanne mentors students at John Marshall and is a member of the DuPage, Chicago and Illinois Bar Associations. She has lived in DuPage County most of her life, and joined the Metropolitan DuPage board to be more involved with helping others locally. Ryanne and her husband, Nathan, live in Naperville.
  • Jody Gauthier – Gauthier joins is a Partner at BKD, LLP. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College. A member of several professional CPA organizations, Jody also mentors students in Elmhurst College’s Executive-in-Residence program. Jody lives in Roselle with her children, Joe and Jackie.
  • Alex Harris – Harris is Director of his firm, IAMI Development. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and is a member of the Church Council at St. Timothy Lutheran Church. He also is a member of the Board of Trustee Associates at North Central College. Harris lives in Naperville with his wife, Molly, and their children Kally, Bryn, Lainey and Tessa.
  • Anne Leventry – Leventry is President of PanAmerican Seed, a subsidiary of Ball Horticultural Company. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and holds two master’s degrees, one from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in psychology and the other in industrial relations from St. Francis College. Leventry previously served as a board member for West Chicago School District (District 33) and currently serves on the Board of Directors at Ball Horticultural Company. She lives in Naperville with her husband, Kenneth.

About Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Center
Metropolitan Family Services DuPage started more than 80 years ago, is a family service/mental health agency serving some of DuPage County’s most vulnerable children and families. Whether through early childhood education, parent education, family therapy, youth mentoring, psychiatric and mental health services for all ages, or services for older adults and their caregivers, Metropolitan “mpowers” individuals and families to learn, to earn, to heal and to thrive.