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Sheridan Road Alumni Association

At the start of the 2018 fiscal year, the Sheridan Road Alumni Association (SRAA) Board elected Elizabeth and Mary Grady to be Co-Vice Presidents of the Board. replacing Stacie Pawlicki A'05. The Grady sisters have been exceptionally active with SRAA, and are excited to take on this dual role!

Mary DelGrande A’02, SRAA President

Mary DelGrande graduated from the Academy of Sacred Heart in 2002. She attended St. Ignatius College Prep and went on to complete her Bachelors of Science in Health Systems Management from Loyola University in Chicago. She currently works as a consultant for a health information technology firm in downtown Chicago - bswift - helping organizations manage their employee benefits. Outside of work, she volunteers with Misericordia in the fitness center, where her passion for coaching and fitness shine through with the residents. Finally, she loves dogs, cooking simple yet nutritious meals, and traveling the world!

Elizabeth Grady A'06, SRAA Vice President

Elizabeth is a Financial Planner for Baldwin Financial Advisors, a boutique investment advisory firm in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. In her role, she works with clients to build, protect and sustain their wealth. Elizabeth has spoken on her experience in the finance industry to InvestmentNews, The Society of Financial Service Professionals, and AXA Institute. She’s also a speaker and host of Women Talk Finance, spreading her knowledge about finance, entrepreneurship and smart investing.

Elizabeth has a B.A. in Economics & Classical Civilizations from DePauw University and lives in Lincoln Park with her twin sister, Mary. Away from the office, you can find Elizabeth exploring new Chicago restaurants, sipping cappuccinos at the Art Institute of Chicago, and listening to country music while line dancing!

Mary Grady A'06, SRAA Vice President

Mary Grady graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in 2006. From there, she went on to St. Ignatius College Prep and then DePauw University where she studied Economics and History. Mary joined the SRAA Board two years ago after attending her 10-year SHS Reunion. She works at BMO Harris Bank as a credit analyst for a diverse group of commercial companies. Outside of work, she is a passionate literacy advocate and serves as a board member of the Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board and as a volunteer at WITS (Working in the Schools).

She is excited to serve on the SRAA Board as Co-Vice President with her twin sister, Elizabeth.

Margo Oelerich A’05, SRAA Secretary

Margo Oelerich graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in 2005. From there, she went on to Woodlands Academy and then Butler University where she studied Elementary and Special Education. Margo joined the SRAA Board three years ago when she began teaching at Sacred Heart as a Hardey 2nd Teaching Assistant. She currently teaches Hardey 1st graders. She also coaches 5th and 6th grade girls’ volleyball, is the assistant director for the Middle School musicals, and enjoys spending the rest of her time on stage through the Second City Training Center and the Chicago Casting Auction.

She is excited to as Secretary of the Board and looks forward to becoming even more involved with the alumni of Sacred Heart.


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Mary DelGrande A'02

Elizabeth Grady A'06
Vice President

Mary Grady A'06
Vice President

Margo Oelerich A'05

SRAA Board Members

Christine Ahern A’02
Prep Daskalakis, H'86
Mary DelGrande A’02
Elizabeth Grady A’06
Mary Grady A’06
Brad Gutzler, H'94
Max Lisy H’02
Cathy Long ASH’74
Katie Malloy ASH’87
Alexandra Megan ‘04
Joan Merlo ASH’72
Margo Oelerich A’05
Michael Pallasch H’05
Allison Pawlicki A’95
Jane Steinfels ASH’92
Pete Wall H’85
Joey Yao H’86

Ex Officio SRAA Board Members

Nat Wilburn
Head of Schools

Anne Marie Tirpak
Director of Institutional Advancement

Alexandra Voigt
Development Director

Ann Chiumino
Assistant Development Director,
Alumni Relations