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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 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

David Hoambrecker
Director of Operations

Jessica Taylor
Director of Volunteers and Community Outreach

Julie Jachym
Visitor Experience Manager

Mercedes Solano
Visitor Experience Manager

Nathan Cole
Visitor Services Manager

The Museum Team

Keosha Cummings
Visitor Experience Associate

Jessica Ebersole
Visitor Experience Associate

Belinda Starks
Visitor Experience Associate

Maurice Williams
Visitor Experience Associate

Michelle Beltran
Visitor Services Associate

Denise Rebollo
Office Assistant


Amanda Von Ebers
Lead Art Experience Associate

Lucia Anderson
Art Experience Associate

Rolonda Johnson
Art Experience Associate

Eric Gyllenhaal
Museum Educator