New Members Named to Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Community Board

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage, actively serving DuPage community’s most vulnerable residents for 80 years, has announced five new members to its Community Board. The three-year term appointments were made at the organization’s Annual Meeting October 27.

Dr. Larry Carroll, Executive Director, Center for Professional Excellence and Professor of Business Administration, Elmhurst College. Dr. Carroll earned his MBA from Roosevelt University and his Doctor of Psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. Larry resides with his wife, Carlotta, and four children in Wheaton. He also serves on the Board of Director’s for St. Francis High School.

Tim Elliott, Rathje & Woodward, LLC. Elliott earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University in Ohio and his law degree from Harvard Law School. He and his wife, Anne, and three children reside in Glen Ellyn. He has been a lifelong resident of DuPage County and also serves on the Board of the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation.

Steve Gonzalez, Principal, Bernstein Global Wealth Management. Gonzalez earned his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Finance from Illinois State University and participated in the Executive Education Advanced Studies program at Kellogg School, Northwestern University. He is married to Dina and resides in Glen Ellyn. He has three children and enjoys golf and baseball.

Scott Hamer, President & CEO, Community Bank – Wheaton/Glen Ellyn. Hamer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Chicago and is a current member of the Financial Managers Society. He has three children and resides with his wife, Joan, in Glen Ellyn. Hamer has been a long-time supporter of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage and also is involved in the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce, the Wheaton Rotary Club, as well as other organizations.

Ralph Young, III, Vice President for Operations Excellence – Innovation and Operations Support, ARAMARK. Young earned his Bachelor’s degree in Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management from Purdue University. He has two children and resides in St. Charles with his wife, Vicki. Young is involved with multiple community organizations, including the Jane Adams Hull House. He enjoys collecting wine and holds a Second Degree Black Belt.

About Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Family Services is a human services agency with a mission to strengthen families by providing them with expert guidance and a broad array of programs designed to help them overcome the challenges they face.

With seven community centers located throughout Chicagoand the suburbs, Metropolitan is one of the area’s most established and experienced human services providers. Metropolitan is recognized for the collaborative approach it takes within each of its communities and as a leader in its use of metrics to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its programs.