Board of Directors:

 

Mark Sigel:
Camp Director

Mark has been working in camps in the non-profit sector since 2002. He has worked as a Camp Counselor, Medication Aid, Program Specialist, Residential Life Coordinator, Assistant Director, and Camp Director. Over the years, Mark has worked with, Chicago area Park Districts, the YMCA, Camp Courageous of Iowa, and the Serious Fun Children’s Network. He has also served as a volunteer with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Make-a- Wish and The ARC of East Central Iowa. Mark and his wife Krista live in Cedar Rapids, IA


Andrew Opdyke:
President

Andrew worked with children with special needs throughout college and has a passion for serving others. Andrew has a B.A. from Hope College, majoring in Business Management and Communications and a MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management with a focus in finance and economics. Andrew’s past experience includes work as a Project Manager, Department Head, and Director of Mobile and Multimedia Operations at various internet consulting firms. Andrew currently works as an Economist at First Trust Advisers, an investment research and advisory firm based in Wheaton, IL. Andrew lives in Lombard, IL with his wife Kate and two kids.

Joe Hamilton:
Vice President

Joe Hamilton has been a firefighter/paramedic for 10 years with the Elk Grove Village Fire Department in Illinois. After years of volunteering at camps for children and adults with special needs, he’s excited to join the Camp Bangarang team! Joe attended the University of Illinois and received his degree in Economics. Joe currently lives with his wife Courtney in Chicago, Illinois. 


Sarah Cullen:
Treasurer & Secretary

Sarah Cullen is an audit manager with a public accounting firm, Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd., Deerfield, Illinois, serving the Chicagoland area. Sarah has experience servicing clients in a wide
variety of industries including construction, hospitality, distribution, not-for-profit and employee benefit plans.  Sarah is a graduate of Illinois State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Professional Accountancy.  Shortly after graduation Sarah passed the Certified Public Accountant exam.  Sarah lives in Naperville, IL with her husband, Ryan.

Zachary Frankenbach:
Board Member

Zach is an attorney licensed to practice in Illinois. He received his Juris Doctorate and LLM in Employee Benefits from The John Marshall Law School. Zach was previously a member of the not-for-profit group, the Chicago Irish Brotherhood. He currently works for Teamsters Local 727, and he lives in Lombard, IL with his wife Michelle and two children.