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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 sparking curiosity and creativity in ALL young children through positive, play-based learning experiences.

Contact us at 708.383.4815 or for general information, memberships, to arrange a field trip, or book a party. Leadership may also be contacted through the general number.

The Leadership Team

Ellen Farrar
Executive Director

David Hoambrecker
Director of Operations

Jessica Taylor
Director of Volunteers and Community Outreach

Kristi Braun
Director of Marketing

Mercedes Solano
Visitor Experience Manager

Keosha Cummings
Visitor Experience Assistant Manager

Erica Cure
Visitor Services Lead

The Museum Team

Amber Canino
Visitor Experience Associate

Roxanne Estrada
Visitor Experience Associate

Cha'Nay Freeman
Visitor Experience Associate

Natasha Ocampo
Visitor Experience Associate

Denise Rebollo
Office Manager


Lucia Anderson
Art Experience Associate

Victoria DeLeon
Art Experience Associate

Mickayla Radomski
Art Experience Associate

Eric Gyllenhaal
Museum Educator