Contact us

To contact the CESSE general phone line dial 847.375.4736. 

Executive Director
Louise Ristau, CAE
Phone: 847-375-4785

Senior Operations Manager
Liz Giannini
Phone: 847-375-3674

Education Manager
Natalie Steenberg
Phone: 847-375-6416

Marketing Manager
Chris Ocampo
Phone: 847-375-4881


Operations Administrator
Sara Dethloff
Phone: 847-375-3695

Partnership Manager
Colleen Murphy
Phone: 847-375-6302

Meetings Manager
Anna Gilkerson
Phone: 847-375-4812


We're About Trust

The keyword that comes up again and again at CESSE is trust. Our community members meet through our hallmark events and continue the conversations well beyond. Whether you are looking for a sounding board to help you work through a challenge, tips and advice on industry practices, or referrals to other people who have a solution you can use, CESSE is here to be, or become, your professional network of choice.

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