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Team Members

The Wonder Works' Team is comprised of a group of early childhood, nonprofit and museum professionals, and students, who together bring a wealth of diverse knowledge and experience to the museum. The Wonder Works' Team has backgrounds as varying as education, museum programming and education, nonprofit administration, volunteer management and financial administration. Together this team works tirelessly to ensure every visitor remembers and cherishes every visit, and the museum lives up to its mission of maintaining a safe, fun and educational learning environment intended to strengthen the social, emotional and intellectual development of children through creative exploration and intergenerational play.

Contact us at 708.383.4815 or info@wonder-works.org for general information, memberships, to arrange a field trip, or book a party. Management and teaching staff may also be contacted through the general number.

The Leadership Team

Rachel Rettberg
Chief Executive Officer
rrettberg@wonder-works.org

David Hoambrecker
Director of Operations
dhoambrecker@wonder-works.org

Jessica Taylor
Director of Volunteers and Community Outreach
jtaylor@wonder-works.org

Julie Jachym
Visitor Experience Manager
jjachym@wonder-works.org

Mercedes Solano
Visitor Experience Manager
msolano@wonder-works.org

The Museum Team

Lucia Anderson
Visitor Experience Associate

Emily Citta
Visitor Experience Associate

Keosha Cummings
Visitor Experience Associate

Jessica Ebersole
Visitor Experience Associate

Terrance Plaxico
Visitor Experience Associate

Belinda Starks
Visitor Experience Associate

Amanda Von Ebers
Visitor Experience Associate

Maurice Williams
Visitor Experience Associate

Nathan Cole
Visitor Services Associate

Michelle Beltran
Visitor Services Associate

Denise Rebollo
Office Assistant

Educators

Laura Troyer-Joy
Art Director

Lucia Anderson
Art Experience Associate

Eric Gyllenhaal
Museum Educator