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Meet the CWSP Team

Jose Rodriguez
Vice President, Corporate Work Study Program
Direct Line: (773) 447-0628

Jose Rodriguez is Vice President of the Corporate Work Study Program of Cristo Rey Jesuit and Christ the King Jesuit High Schools. He has led the shared CWSP at both Chicago schools since 2012, following an accomplished tenure with Cristo Rey. Jose joined Cristo Rey’s staff in 2001 as a Coordinator and became Director of the program in 2009. He earned a BA from DePaul University and completed his MBA at Loyola University Chicago. Jose is a member of the board of the Advocate Bethany Community Health Fund, member of the Chairman’s Advisory Council for the Big Shoulders Fund and is an alumnus of Leadership Greater Chicago. LinkedIn

Lillie Sellers
Director, Corporate Relations
Direct Line: (312) 890-7871

Lillie Sellers is Director of Corporate Relations for the Corporate Work Study Program of Cristo Rey and Christ the King Jesuit High Schools. Lillie focuses on developing partnerships with new job partners to expand our list as Christ the King grows in enrollment. She joined the CWSP in 2013 following work in: affordable housing policy and planning, launching programs with employers, talent management and training, and youth leadership development. Lillie earned a BA from George Mason University and a certificate from the University of Chicago in Strategic Talent Management and Organizational Design in 2011. Lillie is an alumna of Public Allies Chicago. LinkedIn
Angela M. Gillespie
Director, Corporate Work Study Program 
Direct Line: 773-413-3544
Angela Gillespie serves as Director of the Corporate Work Study Program at Christ the King Jesuit College Prep, managing day-to-day operations for the program.  Angela previously worked in the CWSP at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School where she also taught English, launched a comprehensive mentor program, and coached cross country and track. Prior to her 8 years at CRJHS, Angela was a member of the Inner-City Teaching Corps where she taught middle school for 3 years.  She earned a Master's of Science in Education and teacher certification from Northwestern University, and her BA in English is from Villanova University.  
Mosie Duhe
CWSP, Program Coordinator
Direct Line: 773-413-3528
Mosie joined the Corporate Work Study Program team as a Coordinator in June, 2015. Prior to CTK, Mosie completed a year of service through the MercyWorks program at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, where she served as a Youth Care Worker in Mercy's most intensive therapeutic home. Mosie studied at Boston College, where she received her BA in Applied Psychology and English. While at BC, she led service-learning programs and advocated for women on campus. In addition, Mosie interned and volunteered at two Boston Public Schools, where she counseled high school students in college prep programs.

Megan McCarthy

CWSP, Program Coordinator

Direct Line: (773) 413-3529


Megan joined the Corporate Work Study Program team as a Coordinator in February, 2015. She taught U.S. History and other subjects at Schurz High School in the Chicago Public Schools for the past 20 years. Megan moved to Chicago from her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio to participate in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps after graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in political science. She also has degrees in education from Northwestern University and Loyola University.

Kourtney Thorn
CWSP, Program Coordinator
Direct Line: (773) 413-3574


Kourtney joined the Corporate Work Study Program team last year as an AmeriCorps Volunteer with Public Allies Chicago—participating in a ten-month term of service at Christ the King. Having completed that program, she is now a full time staff member. Kourtney graduated from Columbus College of Art & Design in 2013. As a Coordinator, she serves in every need of the CWSP, including working closely with job partners and students. Kourtney’s previous experience includes working with the Children Defense Fund in their summer program Freedom School. She has also had the pleasure of volunteering with programs like Bethlehem on Broad Street in Columbus, Ohio, where she helped provide food and clothing for families in need. Kourtney has a strong love and dedication to the arts as well as working with young people in multiple social service and educational programs.