Our Board

Recognizing Talent, Rewarding Excellence

Common Roots Initiative (CRI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides financial support, while delivering career-oriented, engaging opportunities to educators and college-bound students.

General Board Member: Santosh Chittegoppe
CRI Partners: Glenn Lid, Angela Austin, Jennifer Cassell, Mike Cavello
2017 CRI Partner Candidate: Lynn Schmitt

OUR EXECUTIVE BOARD

SOUMYA RAO, President ~ Proviso East H.S., Class of 1995. Graduate of UIUC (B.S. in Actuarial Sciences). Expertise in healthcare analytics.
SOUMYA RAO, President
KESHA GREEN, Vice President ~ Proviso East H.S., Class of 1995. Graduate of UIUC (B.S. News/Editorial Journalism, M.B.A. & M.S. News/Editorial Journalism). Expertise in web site management, communications, and marketing.
KESHA GREEN, Vice President
ANSHUMAN (SHAY) RAO, Treasurer ~ Proviso East H.S., Class of 1999. Graduate of Northwestern U. (B.S. Mechanical Engineering & Design Engineering). Expertise in consulting for computing and manufacturing industries.
ANSHUMAN (SHAY) RAO, Treasurer