District 62 appoints Human Resources Assistant Superintendent


• Kathleen Kelly Colgan has been named assistant superintendent for Human Resources for Des Plaines Community Consolidated School District 62, responsible for working with all stakeholders to identify best practices related to HR services and records, HR issues, contract management, and HR review and appraisal to ensure.

Kelly Colgan joins District 62 with two decades of education after serving the past four years as the executive director of human resources at J. Sterling Morton High School District 201.

She has a bachelor’s degree in history from Bradley University; a Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning from DePaul University; and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Northeastern Illinois University.

“As a teacher and leader, I’ve always put students first,” said Kelly Colgan. “The District 62 community can rest assured that the best for students comes first in everything we do in Human Resources.

“I am grateful for the path I have taken in my education and career as it has brought me to the amazing District 62, and I look forward to the path and work ahead of me.”

Kevin Rynes
– Courtesy Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

• Kevin Rynes of Lake Forest has been appointed managing broker of the Winnetka office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, 839 Elm St.

In addition to running the Winnetka office, Rynes is assistant director of the company’s Bucktown, Glenview, Park Ridge and Schaumburg offices. He will continue to work with the agents in these offices on training and coaching projects.

Rynes began working as an apprentice for his father’s custom home builder, Rynes Development of Lake Forest, at the age of 16. He worked as a general contractor building luxury real estate along the north coast and Lake Geneva for 10 years before moving into real estate sales and management.

He graduated from Loyola Academy and then Barat College where he focused on corporate marketing. He lives on the North Shore with his wife, daughter, and two sons. In his spare time, Rynes enjoys training lacrosse at his alma mater.

Jack Carriglio

Jack Carriglio
– Courtesy Cozen O’Connor

• Long-time Glenview resident Jack Carriglio, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Chicago Commercial Disputes Division, has been appointed to the Judicial Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL).

ACTL is recognized as the premier litigation attorney organization in North America dedicated to maintaining and improving standards of litigation, professionalism, ethics and the administration of justice.

Carriglio, an ACTL Fellow, is a past president of the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and has earned a reputation as one of the foremost litigation attorneys in Chicago in both commercial and federal criminal matters.

He holds a law degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois.

Leslie Nardini

Leslie Nardini
– Courtesy Vernon Hills High School

• Leslie Nardini, professional and subject teacher at Vernon Hills High School, Vernon Hills, and Sol Luskin, Student Services Director at Felicity School, Deerfield, were recently named Chicago Bears Classroom Legends powered by CDW.

The Classroom Legends program recognizes deserving teachers from across the Chicago area. Each teacher receives a $ 1,000 grant to use in their classroom, a personalized jersey, custom soccer ball, and gift bag.

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