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Marianjoy Board of Directors



Maureen Beal

National Van Lines, Broadview, Illinois

Vice Chairman

John Oliverio
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare


Kathleen Dvorak
Richardson Electronics, La Fox, Illinois


Thomas A. Keiser
The Temco Companies, Aurora, Illinois

Marianjoy President and CEO

Kathleen C. Yosko
Marianjoy, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois

Foundation Board Chairman

John Mueller
G&W Electric Company, Blue Island, Illinois

Board Members

Norman Aliga, M.D.
Marianjoy Medical Group, Wheaton, Illinois

Steve Danekas

Swanson, Martin & Bell, Chicago, Illinois

Alex Demos

Professional Paving & Concrete Company, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Scott Hamer

Community Bank - Wheaton/Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Illinois

Patrick J. Kronenwetter
Wolin, Kelter & Rosen, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois

Dorothy O’Reilly

Jeffrey Oken, M.D.
Marianjoy Medical Group, Wheaton, Illinois

Noel Rao, M.D.
Marianjoy Medical Group, Wheaton, Illinois

Walt Reilly

Elkay, Inc., Oak Brook, Illinois (retired)

James Sutherland

Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Chicago, Illinois

Hon. Bonnie M. Wheaton
Circuit Court Judge of DuPage County, Wheaton, Illinois



Marianjoy Senior Leaders

Kathleen C. Yosko
President and CEO

Since 1998, Kathleen Yosko has served as president and chief executive officer of both Marianjoy, Inc. and Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital. Marianjoy, Inc. is a network of the Marianjoy hospital and area clinics. She also serves as president of Marianjoy Medical Group, a physician clinic that specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

In her role as president and chief executive officer of Marianjoy, Ms. Yosko represents the hospital and serves as an advocate for people with disabilities on the following boards or committees:

In 2007, Ms. Yosko was named Chairperson of the Board of Directors of AMRPA.

She is a member of the Chicago Network, a group of distinguished women business leaders that is affiliated with the International Women’s Forum, the Women’s Health Executive Network, the Executives’ Club and the Economics Club of Chicago.

Among her many honors and awards are:

  • 2012 Nonprofit Executive of the Year - West Suburban Philanthropy Network
  • 2012 Business Ledger - Influential Women in Business
  • 2006 Civic Leadership Award from CeaseFire, and initiative of the Chicago Project for Violence Prevention
  • 2004 AMRPA’s INDE award, which stands for Inspired, Notable, Dedicated, Efforts
  • 2002 YWCA Outstanding Woman Leader Award
  • 2001 The Business Ledger’s “Influential Women in Business” Award
  • 2001 Today’s Chicago Woman “Top 200 Women Who Make A Difference,”
  • Community Connection Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • 1995 Don Burke Award for Executive Excellence from the Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Carlow College Alumnae Service Through Health Care Award
  • Touchstone Award from the American Society for Health Care Marketing and Public Relations
  • American Hospital Association’s First Annual Strategy Award from the Hospital Society for Planning and Marketing.

Ms. Yosko has been active in other professional organizations. She served as the chair of the Medical Rehabilitation Education Foundation (MREF) and also served on the governing council of the American Hospital Association. Ms. Yosko has also served on the Governor's Community-Based Long Term Care Reform Committee.

John Brady, DHA
Vice President, Physician Services and Organizational Planning

John Brady, DHA is the Vice President of Physician Services and Organizational Planning for Marianjoy, providing leadership in organizational planning and program development for the hospital as well as business planning for the Marianjoy Medical Group. In addition, he works to maintain and expand Marianjoy's external relationships with providers. Previously, John held a position at Discovery Chicago in which he gained experience in operational and strategic planning across a wide variety of clinical specialties including neurology, orthopedics, and mental health. In addition, he also worked for a member of the Rush System for Health in Chicago in which he was responsible for marketing communication, planning, and business development. He holds an adjunct faculty appointment with Des Moines University where he teaches courses in healthcare management and Finance. John earned a Doctor of Health Administration degree from Central Michigan University, MA in Communications from Illinois State University, and BA from the University of Iowa.

Teresa Chapman, SPHR
Vice President, Human Resources

Teresa Chapman is the Vice President of Human Resources for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Illinois, of which Marianjoy is a member. She has been employed with the system in a variety of HR positions since 1988. In her role, she is responsible for ensuring all human resources policies, procedures, practices and programs are carried out. In addition, Ms. Chapman is the Marianjoy Mission Designate, coordinating the planning and implementation of our annual Mission Integration Plan, ensuring the Marianjoy Mission, Vision and Values are guiding principles for all associates. Ms. Chapman has a B. A. in Psychology from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and has attained the certification of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Society of Human Resources Management.

Mike Hedderman, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Marianjoy

Michael Hedderman
Vice President, Finance/Chief Financial Officer

A member of the Marianjoy management team since May 1985, Mike Hedderman became Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer in October 2000. Mr. Hedderman is responsible for all facets of accounting, reimbursement, materials management, and patient financial services. Mr. Hedderman was awarded CFO of the Year by the Daily Herald Business Ledger in 2013.

He received a B. S. in Accounting from Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, in 1978 and is a member of various professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Noel Rao, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs, Marianjoy

Noel Rao, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Affairs

Dr. Noel Rao has been a member of the Marianjoy staff for more than 20 years, leading clinical services, research, and residency training efforts. Previous to being named Vice President, he served as Marianjoy’s Medical Director. Dr. Rao is a physiatrist specializing in the areas of brain injury, neuromuscular disorders, EMG, orthotics, urodynamics and equilibrium testing. He is active in research conducted at Marianjoy, with 20 publications in referred journals and more than 50 competitive papers presented at national meetings or published in abstract form in referred journals.

Dr. Rao is currently conducting research with a grant from the National Institute of Health. He is a guest examiner at the Oral Board Examination of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a member of the editorial board for The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, and Associate Professor at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rush Medical College. Dr. Rao received the 2005 Distinguished Physician Award from the Indian American Medical Association of Illinois.


Last updated: December 2012