Our Team

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s team is dedicated to helping people with epilepsy live their everyday lives. And in order to do so, we serve our constituents through three primary avenues of support: advocacy, case management, and education.

Nancy Iida

Interim President & CEO of EFGC

Ayesha Akhtar

VP of Health Equity, Education & Advocacy

Eric Alvarez

Director of Marketing & Development

Erin Bagley

Client Services Coordinator

Christian Davis

Database & Operations Administrator

Agatha Demarchi

Senior Clinical Manager

Vanise Gardner

Case Manager

Alex Houston

Community Education Specialist

Ashley Hunter

Content & Operations Specialist

Sara Kensler

Development Coordinator

Anatasia McCargo

VP of Client Services

Morgan Murphy

Director of Communications

Karli Paggeot

 Part-time Clinician

Paige Perez

Case Manager

B.J. Shoemaker

VP of Finances & Operations

Nate Smith

Health Equity Manager

Jose Valdez

Administrative Manager

Karina Villafuerte

Senior Case Manager


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