After serving on the HCS Family Services’ Board of Directors for a year, Stan Cook joined our staff as Executive Director in September 2017. Stan grew up in Western Springs and has lived in Hinsdale with his family for 20 years. He previously worked in marketing and general management roles with Unilever and Helene Curtis. Stan is happy to be serving his local community as our Executive Director.
Food Pantry Manager
HCS Family Services Food Pantry Manager Scott Bretchel joined the organization in October 2013. Scott oversees HCS Family Services’ food pantries in downtown Hinsdale and at Anne M. Jeans Elementary School in Willowbrook. He was previously a pastoral associate at St. Isaac Jogues Church in Hinsdale. In that role, he oversaw pastoral outreach programs including Adopt-A-Family programs at Easter and Christmas. A long-time community volunteer for his church, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, his life motto is, “I just want to help.”
Food Pantry Assistant
Adam Mejorado began working at HCS Family Services in 2015 and currently serves as the Pantry Manager Assistant. Adam enjoys meeting and helping clients in his current roles of Food Pantry Manager Assistant and Salvation Army Case Worker. He considers himself the biggest White Sox fan at HCS Family Services.
When Nancy Nyheim learned there were hundreds of people in need of food assistance in her community, she knew she wanted to help. The mom of three began volunteering at HCS Family Services in January 2016. A year later, she joined the staff as the food pantry’s full-time volunteer coordinator and also works on special events and the Holiday Giving Program.
A retired teacher, Mary was looking for ways to give back to her community when she started volunteering at HCS Family Services in 2017. As a shopping assistant, Mary would help clients navigate the pantry aisles and assist them in getting their groceries to their vehicles. In 2018, she joined the HCS Family Services staff as an office assistant and pantry greeter. In her spare time, Mary enjoys reading, playing golf and spending time with her grandchildren.