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Office Location

Hektoen Institute, LLC.
2240 West Ogden Ave. 2nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60612 – 4220

Phone: (312) 768-6000
Fax: (312) 768-6010

Compliance Hotline: (312) 768-6060

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Click here for a list of holidays the Hektoen office will be closed.

Click here for Printable version of the employee directory.

Have Questions?

TopicDepartmentLast Name
Topic Name Email Phone
  • Grant Proposals
  • related pre-award questions
Jacob Brown (312) 768-6028

IT Services, website updates, and Hector

EDOT (847)279-4250
  • Human Resources, including:
    • Job postings
    • Hiring & procedures
    • Layoff procedures
    • Employee discipline
    • Salary and performance reviews
    • Benefits
    • Medical leave
    • Worker’s comp injuries
    • Grievance
Alvaro Espino (312) 768-6003
  • Accounts payable, invoices, and vendor payments
  • Purchase orders
Alicia Jones (312) 768-6017
Mary Lavin (312)768-6024
  • Post Awards Grants Administration
  • Subcontracts
  • Grant Forcasting
Teresa Martinez (312) 768-6032
  • Accounting
  • Fiscal reporting
  • Funder billing
  • General questions or topics not listed
Dennis Ronowski (312) 768-6008
  • Payroll
  • Abra Employee self service website
  • Time and attendance system
  • Timesheets
  • Requesting and approving timeoff
  • Questions – W4 forms
  • Verifications of employment
  • Employee deductions
  • Direct Deposit accounts
  • Sick & vacation balances
Pam Thurman (312) 768-6026 

Computer and software purchases

Dave Wilhelm (312) 768-6001
Hektoen Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Administration
George Dunea MD President & CEO (312) 768-6029
Patrick Guinan MD Acting Chairman of the Board (312) 768-6035
Michael Remensnyder Controller/Associate Administrator (312) 768-6005
Mariela Romo Financial & Grant Manager/Associate Administrator (312) 768-6021 
Dennis Ronowski Administrator (312) 768-6008
Education Programs/Hektoen Journal
Sarah Eilefson Editorial Assistant (312) 768-6030
Kamara Fant Editorial Assistant (312) 768-6030
Grants Administration
Lavenia Bell Accounting Reporting & Billing Specialist (312) 768-6019
Jacob Brown Pre Award Grants Manager (312) 768-6028
Marilyn Machuca Billing Specialist (312) 768-6018
Teresa Martinez Post Award Administrator II (312) 768-6032
Emma Paz Billing Clerk (312)768-6034
Rachel Pennellatore Pre Award Specialist (312) 768-6020
Leticia Rios Post Award Grants Specialist (312) 768-6015
Mariela Romo Financial & Grant Manager/Associate Administrator (312) 768-6021 
Human Resources
Lorena Casillas Human Resources Assistant (312) 768-6001
Alvaro Espino Human Resources Manager (312) 768-6003
Martha Gibson Human Resources Benefits Coordinator (312) 768-6002
Accounting & Payroll
Sandra Coronado Staff Accountant (312) 768-6009
Michael Remensnyder Controller/Associate Administrator (312) 768-6005
Mariela Romo Financial & Grant Manager/Associate Administrator (312) 768-6021 
Lisa Sanchez Payroll Coordinator (312) 768-6027
Pam Thurman Payroll Manager (312) 768-6026 
Accounts Payable
Alicia Jones Accounts Payable Manager (312) 768-6017
Dave Wilhelm Accounts Payable Specialist (312) 768-6001
Information Technology
EDOT (847)279-4250
Hektoen Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Alu , Chinyere Project Director (312)768-6004
Bell , Lavenia Accounting Reporting & Billing Specialist (312) 768-6019
Brown , Jacob Pre Award Grants Manager (312) 768-6028
Casillas , Lorena Human Resources Assistant (312) 768-6001
Clark , William Director (312)768-6096
Coronado , Sandra Staff Accountant (312) 768-6009
Dunea MD, George President & CEO (312) 768-6029
EDOT (847)279-4250
Eilefson , Sarah Editorial Assistant (312) 768-6030
Espino , Alvaro Human Resources Manager (312) 768-6003
Fant , Kamara Editorial Assistant (312) 768-6030
Gibson , Martha Human Resources Benefits Coordinator (312) 768-6002
Guinan MD, Patrick Acting Chairman of the Board (312) 768-6035
Jones , Alicia Accounts Payable Manager (312) 768-6017
Lavin , Mary Project Director (312)768-6024
Machuca , Marilyn Billing Specialist (312) 768-6018
Martinez , Teresa Post Award Administrator II (312) 768-6032
Paz , Emma Billing Clerk (312)768-6034
Pennellatore , Rachel Pre Award Specialist (312) 768-6020
Remensnyder , Michael Controller/Associate Administrator (312) 768-6005
Rios , Leticia Post Award Grants Specialist (312) 768-6015
Romo , Mariela Financial & Grant Manager/Associate Administrator (312) 768-6021 
Ronowski , Dennis Administrator (312) 768-6008
Runez , Anh-thu Epidemiologist (312)768-6011
Sanchez , Lisa Payroll Coordinator (312) 768-6027
Tang , Angela Project Director (312) 768-6006
Thurman , Pam Payroll Manager (312) 768-6026 
Vocelka , Lynn Associate Director (312) 768-6098
Wilhelm , Dave Accounts Payable Specialist (312) 768-6001
Williams , Suzanne Project Associate (312)768-6031