The Board of Directors

Stephen M. Fatum, Chairperson

Stephen M. Fatum is a partner in the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP. He concentrates his practice in the Healthcare Department. Stephen’s focus has been on legal and strategic matters affecting physicians, physician organizations and not-for-profit corporations. He received his law degree from Emory University School of Law in 1985 and his B.A. degree in history from Holy Cross College in 1981. Stephen is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and has served as chair of the Healthcare Section Council. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys. Stephen is a frequent speaker on physician and hospital relationships. Stephen also serves on the Boards of Midwest Young Artists and Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. Stephen has been a Board Member of Trilogy Inc. since January 2002 and past chair of its Development Committee.


Brett CochraneVice Chairperson

Brett Cochrane is an architect and urban designer. He has worked with several prominent Chicago architects including: SOM, Lohan Associates, and Lucien Lagrange Architects. Brett has acted as Lead Designer for such diverse projects as 840 N. Lake Shore Drive, the Elysian Hotel, and the West Loop Transportation Center. He received his Masters in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989 and his B.A. degree from Lawrence University in 1977. Brett served as a founding Board Member of Career Transitions Center of Chicago and is an elder at Fourth Presbyterian Church. He has been a Trilogy Board Member since April of 2010 and is an active member of the Development and Facilities Committee.


Catherine A. Brownlee, Secretary

Cathy Brownlee is an operations and project management independent consultant and supports a number of clients in the Chicago area. Previously, she served as Executive Director of the Association of Professional Design Firms (APDF) and as VP Client Services of BHI Design. Cathy earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism/advertising at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also holds a business administration certificate from the University of Illinois-Chicago’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and has attended the University of Chicago’s Strategies in Nonprofit Management Certificate Program. She has been active in community organizations such as the Chicago Lights Tutoring Program for public housing children and the Tri-Masters Sports Initiative Program that empowers at-risk children via triathlon. In addition to her position as Secretary of Trilogy’s Board of Directors, Cathy also chairs the Membership Committee. Cathy joined Trilogy’s Board of Directors in October of 2005.


Angela Hainsworth, Chairperson of Finance

Angela Hainsworth is HFS Risk Analytics Manager at GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services and an experienced risk management professional with an extensive international background.  She recently relocated to the US where she is responsible for risk analytics for a $9B portfolio in the Health Care sector. She received her bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Political Economy from Smith College and her MBA from SDA Bocconi , Milan, Italy.  She has spent over a decade in the financial services sector—primarily Mid-Cap corporate lending—where she held positions of increasing responsibility in Risk Management including credit modeling, project management and risk analytics. She has led efforts around regulatory reporting, strategy planning & forecasting and integration of bank acquisitions across Europe. Angela  has been a Trilogy Board Member since June 2013.


Cheryl R. Farney

Cheryl R. Farney is a Peer Specialist for the University of Illinois Chicago's Inpatient Psychiatric Unit. Cheryl is a mental health advocate who actively raises awareness for mental health and confronts the stigma associated with mental illness. Cheryl received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Classics from The College of Wooster in 2000. Cheryl earned her Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) certification from the State of Illinois in 2014. Cheryl has been a Board Member of Trilogy Inc. since September 2014 and serves on the Development Committee.


Aimee E. Feuser

Aimee Feuser is a part-time grants specialist at Coapt Engineering, a Chicago company that commercializes innovative rehabilitation technologies. Her background is in biomedical engineering and research, specifically in the field of advanced prosthetic technology. Aimee received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Swathmore College in 2003 and her Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University in 2007. She worked for several years as a research engineer, scientific editor, grant writer, and project manager in the Center for Bionic Medicine at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Aimee is also very interested in the field of social work, which she studied at Loyola University Chicago from 2012 to 2014. Aimee joined Trilogy's Board of Directors in January 2016 and serves on the Development Committee.


Susan Fickling-Munge, CBE

Susan Fickling-Munge is a managing director in the Chicago office of Duff & Phelps. She is a member of the Transfer Pricing practice, leveraging more than 20 years of transfer pricing and valuation experience. She has worked closely with global companies in a vast range of industries, assisting them with transfer pricing planning, documentation and defense.

Susan has extensive experience in international and multistate tax planning projects, employing various transfer pricing techniques to help support her clients’ tax strategies. Before joining Duff & Phelps, Susan was a vice president of transfer pricing for Charles River Associates, a transfer pricing manager in the international tax division of Arthur Andersen, LLP and a transfer pricing consultant at KPMG, LLP. Susan earned her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her BA from Scripps College. She also studied at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Quito, Ecuador. Susan is also a Certified Business Economist. Susan joined the Trilogy board in 2017 and serves on the Finance Committee.


Christine B. Fisher

Christine Fisher is a commercial real estate lawyer and partner in the Chicago office of Quarles & Brady LLP, a national law firm with offices in Illinois, Wisconsin, Florida, Washington, DC and Arizona. Her practice focuses on real estate finance, leasing, and development work throughout the United States, with special expertise in retail development and leasing. She practiced in Florida for 19 years before relocating to Chicago in 1999. Christy received a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of the South, a Masters degree in English from the University of Florida, and her Juris Doctorate (with honors) from the University of Florida, where she was editor of the law review. Christy is a member of the Illinois and Florida State Bar Associations. She also serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors and General Counsel for Cathedral Counseling Center, and is a member of the development board of PAWS, Inc. Christy has been a member of Trilogy's Board of Directors since January of 2009 and serves on the Finance and Facilities Committees.


Kristin B. Folan

Kristin Folan currently holds the position of Human Resources Business Partner with Kaufman Hall, a management consulting and enterprise performance management software firm headquartered in Skokie, IL. She has firm-wide responsibility for designing and delivering programs around the topics of onboarding, performance management and training, as well as working on the other talent development and engagement programs. Kristin previously served in a number of HR roles for both professional and information service organizations including Wolters Kluwer, Ernst & Young and Diamond Management and Technology Consultants (now PwC). In past roles, Kristin provided strategic and tactical support in areas of organizational design & effectiveness, talent development and performance management. Kristin earned her Bachelor of Arts in both Psychology and English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Kristin has been a Trilogy Board Member since 2015 and serves on the Finance Committee.


John Joyce

John Joyce is an architect and director of JJA, Inc., his own architecture, interiors and design firm in Chicago. His practice includes a broad range of work including residential, commercial, hospitality, fitness, institutional, scholastic, historic preservation and eccesiastical work. John received both his Bachelor's degree in Architecture and Art History and his Master's degree in Architecture from the University of Chicago at Chicago and was the recipient of the 1998 Schiff Foundation Fellowship administered by the Art Insttute of Chicago. Previously, John was the co-founder of Architecture for Humanity's Chicago Chapter working on and leading non-profit projects both in Chicago and abroad. He currently participates in The 1% Project, Public Architecture's pro bono outreach network. John has been on Trilogy's Board of Directors since 2015 and serves on the Development Committee.


Susan K. Laue

Susan K. Laue is owner of the consulting firm Media Masters, Inc. She worked as a Chicago Tribune Reporter from 1996-2007 and has experience in training and coaching Chicago and Cook County school teachers, social workers, psychologists and administrators to teach and model social and emotional learning practices, skills and curriculum with students in grades K-12.  Sue received her BA and master’s degree in Soil Science and Community Planning from University of Kentucky, her BA in Sociology and Journalism from Illinois State University, and her master’s degree in journalism and media management from Northwestern University.  Sue is a past president of Mental Health America of the North Shore and Junior League of Evanston-North Shore. She is currently a board member of the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and assists the Chicago Foundation for Education in grant review and approval. Sue joined Trilogy’s Board of Directors in October of 2012 and currently serves on the Development Committee.


Matt S. Oey

Matt Oey is Principal at Results Oriented, a business consultancy for small/medium business enterprises. Matt provides solutions to clients in the area of finance, accounting, business process improvement, business strategy, and risk management. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering with a concentration in Biotechnology from the Johns Hopkins University and his Masters in Business Administration in finance from the Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania in 1991. Mat is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois and he also chairs the Downtown Chapter for the Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG). Matt joined the Trilogy board in 2014 and serves on the Finance Committee.


Barbara J. Youngberg, BSN, MSW

Barbara Youngberg is a registered nurse and a lawyer who currently works as a Visiting Professor of Law and Academic Director of online education at Loyola University Chicago, Beazley Institute for Health Law & Policy. Prior to this position, Barbara worked as the Vice President of Insurance, Risk, Quality and Legal Services at the University HealthSystem Consortium. In this role, she worked directly with the nation’s leading academic medical centers to identify and implement best practices, to understand and comply with new healthcare regulations and to use data to drive and measure change. Barbara received a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Illinois Wesleyan University, a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois, and a Juris Doctorate from DePaul University. Barbara also serves as a Chair of the Local School Counsel (LSC) for Lincoln Park High School and volunteers as a cook at the Community Feast which offers a hot meal to residents of Rogers Park. Barbara has been a member of Trilogy’s Board of Directors since September 2015 and serves on the Quality Committee.