Mrs. Evon McDonald
One of the best life skills is knowing how to manage money. Whether it’s to set up your own business or managing your personal funds. With a sound foundation, learning to budget, having resources: opening a savings and checking account. The importance of a 401K and/or having an IRA. Goal setting and knowing what steps are needed to get you there – these are building blocks in being a responsible adult. I have worked with disadvantaged youth
I have worked in management for over twelve years. I consider it a privilege to aide this non-profit with my expertise to further it’s mission.
Tax accountant, has been providing a full range of tax services since 1993. Paul Perry, the principal of New Link tax provider has over 30 years’ experience. AAIME Business Association. Volunteers with “Teach Them How” as treasure.
Customer Service Insurance Professional with 27 years of experience in a fast paced/high volume call center, recognized for results achieved in communications, problem solving/decision making, contribution, quality of work, and accountability. Have a proven track record of having the highest percentage of calls and enjoy helping people by showing genuine interest and listening to them and this enable me to reach the person’s heart.
Has been in the field of community and economic development for fifteen years. Beginning as a case manager in Chicago, her skill set has grown to encompass, weight loss programs, teaching youth entrepreneurial skills, but not limited to. Founder of “Teach Them How”, a non-profit organization that provides powerful alternatives that nurtured self-love, self-respect and self-discipline among youth and families in an effort to reduce the likelihood of recidivism.
- State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulator License
- Facilitator for the Chicago Police Department
- Juvenile Intervention & Support Center Community Volunteer for Victim/ Offender Conferencing Training
- Restorative Justice /Mediation Training
- Mentor at Elementary Schools in Chicago
- Treasurer of the Roseland Community Collaborative Non Profit Organization
- Participated in 2010 Census Poetry Slam with “NAACP”
- Vice President- Roseland Community Collaborative
- Hired and mentored twenty youth between the ages of 18-23 and every since then
- Member of the Roseland Community Chamber of Commerce
- Green Sustainability Certification
- Partnership for a Better Roseland with Northwestern University