Board of Trustees
Board Member – Rita Gercone
Rita is a life-long area resident. She grew up in Joliet and moved to Plainfield 25 years ago. She attended the University of St. Francis and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and obtained her CPA license in 1997. She has worked in public accounting her entire professional career with audit experience in non-profits, employee benefit plans, and labor unions. Her most recent position was as a senior internal auditor serving a large Chicagoland hosital system.
Rita has been married to her high school sweethard for 25 years and has two children - Jack (Junior at Lewis University) and Gia (Senior at Plainfield South High School). She also volunteers for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and is involved in the Cystic Fibrosis Learning Network as a Parent Partner with Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital.