Our staff is here to help you. Click on any of the emails listed below to get in touch with someone from the RPBA. We will do our very best to assist you.
Marketing and Events Manager
Ana Bermúdez joined the organization in 2009. Originally from Guatemala, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Northeastern Illinois University. She manages the marketing, communications and social media for the Special Service Areas and for RPBA’s events, programs and initiatives. She manages RPBA’s Public Art initiatives including the Mile of Murals program. Ana staffs RPBA’s Membership & Communications Committee and organizes most RPBA events including the Taste of Clark Street and Sneak Peek. In 2015 Ana graduated from the LISC Businesses District Leadership Program and is currently working on a marketing for non-profit certificate from North Park University.
Brandon Harding joined Rogers Park Business Alliance in 2005 and has been the Maintenance Director since 2009. With a background in landscaping, he applies his years of experience to improve the beauty and vibrancy of the community. Brandon supervises the Department of Human Services, EarnFare program. Participants provide snow and litter removal, landscaping and beautification services, as well as support to the Glenwood Sunday Market and other special events in the neighborhood. Brandon’s strong program administration has been recognized by the Heartland Human Care Services for the “Put Illinois to Work” job initiative.
Carolina Juarez joined Rogers Park Business Alliance in 2012. She has a background in organizational leadership and administrative management. Carolina manages the Clark/Morse/Glenwood Special Service Area #24 and is a liaison for the Spanish speaking residents and businesses in Rogers Park. She also serves on the Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival and Celebrate Clark Streets World Music Festival committees and is a member of the Leadership Group for the Glenwood Sunday Market Council. Her previous non-profit experience and deep commitment to diversity and balanced growth, make her a great asset.
Membership & Business Services Coordinator
Rachel Bowen is our Membership and Business Services Coordinator. She comes to us from the sunny shores of Southern California. With deep Midwest roots, she has found her home here in Rogers Park. When she isn’t working, she is involved with her very own community, serving as the Vice President of the Junior Board for Glenwood Sunday Market. Most have seen her on Sundays supporting the vendors and customers. Rachel has great customer service skills that will be highlighted when she works with Rogers Park businesses. She strives to help others and is looking forward to working with the RPBA team to build a great community.
Sandi Price joined Rogers Park Business Alliance in 2002. Sandi graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with Business Administration and Marketing degrees and has been in the nonprofit sector since 1996. As a champion for Rogers Park, she has received numerous recognition and awards including the 24th Police District Community Builder award and the Spirit of Rogers Park award from the Rogers Park Community Council. Sandi staffs RPBA’s Executive, Finance & Fundraising and Nominating & Governance Committees. She also serves as a member of the Rogers Park Builders Group and Alden Village North’s Advisory Board. In 2012 Sandi received a certificate of Nonprofit Management from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Sheree Moratto is the Sustainability Director at Rogers Park Business Alliance in Chicago, IL where she focuses on economic, social and environmental sustainability initiatives. She directs Rogers Park’s award-winning farmers market Glenwood Sunday Market, facilitates the GROW/PROGRESANDO Entrepreneurial Training Program and plays a role in the organization’s fundraising initiatives. Sheree has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit management and specializes in program development and project management. She studied English Literature as undergraduate at Knox College and holds a certificate in Adult Learning and Biographical Counseling from Sunbridge College.