Mary Pat Ambrosino, Executive Director
In 1990 Mary Pat walked into South Suburban School for Special Education seeking a nursing position with their Early Intervention Program. This happenstance became her lifelong mission. By trade a nurse, Mary Pat was able to utilize her skills coordinating nutritional and therapeutic programs for young children. In 1998 the small school merged with Southwest Community Services and gave her the opportunity to create a stand-alone therapeutic program for children and adults with neuromotor dysfunctions. Working in an administrative role Mary Pat was able to work closely with the Board of Directors and found the transition to Executive Director of Southwest Community Services to be a natural progression to a new leadership role. In November of 2013, Mary Pat was offered and accepted the Executive Director position at Community Services Foundation. In 2016, Mary Pat further extended her role even further, becoming position of CEO of CTF ILLINOIS. Mary Pat received her B.S. in Nursing from St. Xavier University. She lives in Frankfort with her husband and is a mom of three children.