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1151 North State Street
Elgin, IL 60123-1498

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WLF Board Members

Terri Greeno Mrs. Terri Greeno
Algonquin, IL
Mrs.Terri Greeno owns Express Employment Professionals in Crystal Lake and West Dundee. Greeno and her husband, Tom, opened Express Employment Professionals in Crystal Lake in 2003 and fulfilled their lifelong dream to start a business. Terri received her BA from Indiana University and her MBA from University of Illinois. She and her husband live in Algonquin.
Merrie Derderian Ms. Merrie Derderian '09
St. Charles, IL
Ms. Merrie Derderian is Vice Chairman at W. R. Meadows, Inc. located in Hampshire, Illinois. She is a third generation family member that has worked at the business 35 plus years. She is a graduate of Judson University with a double major in Management and Leadership and Human Resources in 2009. She also has a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. Merrie and her husband live in St. Charles. She has two grown sons each with their own families.
Gene Crume Dr. Gene Crume
West Dundee, IL
Dr. Gene Crume is the President of Judson University. Gene graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and a Master of Arts in Communications. Gene also received his Doctor of Education with a minor concentration in Organizational Leadership from the Western Kentucky University. He and his wife, Cindy, have two children, Alexandra and Gene III.
Tim Winters Mr. Tim Winters '79
Jenks, OK
Mr. Tim Winters started Crown Chaplain Services in 2004. This ministry’s main purpose is to place chaplains in nursing homes, and veteran’s administrations, and provide prison ministry. Crown Chaplain Services has no income other than donations and has no overhead. It delivers Christian support to care for those that need grace and love. Tim received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Judson University in 1979 and attended the University of Maine Graduate School. He and his wife Susan live in Jenks, Oklahoma and have seven grown children and five grandchildren.

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