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Little City Elects New Slate of Officers

Advocating for hundreds of children and adults with autism and other disabilities, the Little City Board of Directors appoints eight new officers

Directing more than 40 of Chicago’s finest public and private sector leaders, Little City Foundation’s newly elected officers of the board will help generate much-needed awareness and funds for children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
“I’m delighted and honored to serve as the new Board President,” commented Little City Board President Edward J. Hockfield. “For more than 50 years, Little City has helped advance the field of disability care and we are now perfectly poised to engage an era of opportunity and growth.”
The newly appointed officers include:
Edward J. Hockfield
Time Tested Formulas, Inc.
Executive Vice President
Matthew B. Schubert
Paramount Staffing
Vice President
Douglas A. Wilson
Breakthrough Technologies, LLC
Matthew B. Schubert
Paramount Staffing
Assistant Treasurer
Charles G. Fergus
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Daniel N. Luber
Rabjohns Financial Group
Assistant Secretary
Alex G. Alexandrou
City of Aurora
Immediate Past President
Fred G. Lebed
The Prairie Group Consulting, Inc.
General Counsel
John J. George
Daley and George, Ltd.
Little City Board President Edward J. Hockfield passionately describes the impact and importance of the Little City mission at a recent fundraising event
Engaging and supporting individuals, families and communities, Little City ensures that hundreds of children and adults in need can realize their unique potential to live safely, learn continuously, explore creatively and work productively throughout their lifetimes.
The Little City Board of Directors are comprised of philanthropic executives and advocates who possess the vision, passion and drive enabling the agency to serve as a model of excellence in the non-profit sector.
Those who occupy the Little City boardroom recognize and accept a legal and moral duty to ensure Little Cityfulfills its mission and purpose effectively, efficiently and responsibly.
About Little City
Being a leader for 60 years, Little City continues to be inspirational and transformational in developing its 56-acre therapeutic community in Palatine. From a modest beginning of three homes and 16 residents primarily with Down syndrome, Little City has grown into a recognized leader offering a wide array of innovative services to more than 1,000 clients weekly. In addition to the Palatine location, Little City has a Community Services Office in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, adult service centers in Palatine and Waukegan, and 15 adult community homes and one children’s group home located throughout suburban Cook and DuPage Counties.

Today, Little City’s comprehensive program portfolio includes vocational training and employment placement, foster care and adoption, home-based family support, health and wellness, recreation and therapeutic activities, disability awareness and community education, a day school and an award-winning arts program. Visit www.littlecity.org.


Tina Maraccini, Director of Communications & Marketing
Phone: (847) 221-7855

"There are so many capable and caring staff at Little City, past and present, who have helped Clifford. He has made a lot of progress in mastering his behavior."

Colleen, Mother of a child living in a ChildBridge Group Home