Meet the CWSP Team

Dalia Rocotello
Vice President, CWSP
Direct Line: (773) 413-3544
 
Dalia Bagdonas Rocotello is the Vice President of the Corporate Work Study Program. Prior to joining Christ the King, Dalia completed a twenty-three year career with Catholic Charities, most recently serving as the Director of Board Relations and Mission Engagement. Dalia worked in the banking sector prior to transitioning to the non-profit arena.  Dalia holds a Masters in Public Service Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce, both from DePaul University.
 
Lillie Sellers
Director, Corporate Relations
Direct Line: (773) 890-6886
Email: lsellers@ctkjesuit.org

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

Sharon Ellis

Director of Operations, CWSP

Direct Line: (773) 413-3533
Email: sellis@ctkjesuit.org

 
Sharon Ellis is Director of Operations for the Corporate Work Study Program.  Prior to joining Christ The King, she served as a Client Relations Manager for Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in the Twin Cities where her primary focus was supporting Corporate Partner and student relationships. Sharon has worked in the Banking and Securities arena for more than 20 years, including as a Brokerage Operations Manager for Ameriprise Financial. She has studied business at both the University of Northwestern and Liberty University where she will complete her BS in Business Administration.
 

Megan McCarthy

CWSP, Program Manager

Direct Line: (773) 413-3529
Email: mmccarthy@ctkjesuit.org

 
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.

Gabrielle Haynes
CWSP, Relationship Manager
Office Line: (773) 261-7505 x228
Email: ghaynes@ctkjesuit.org
 
Gabby joined the Corporate Work Study team as a Relationship Manager, with a goal of helping our youth build and grow their professionals skills.  She has 7+ years of experience working in human resources and recruitment. She also has worked in Youth Community Outreach programs in the Austin and North Lawndale communities. She earned her Associates degree at Triton College. Gabby is also a parent of a CTK freshman student.
Je'Rel Smith
CWSP, Relationship Manager
Office Line: (773) 261-7505 x274
 
Je'Rel joined the Corporate Work Study team as a Relationship Manager.  He is a native of Lexington, NC and a 2018 graduate of Winston-Salem State University with a BA in Mass Communications. While in school, Je'Rel strived to have a positive impact on the campus community. At CTK, he looks to uplift and empower our students, and always act as an example of Christ. 
Christina Adams
CWSP, Relationship Manager
Office Line: (773) 261-7505 x259
 
Christina recently joined the Corporate Work Study team after 15+ years of professional experience in various for-profit and non-profit sectors. She has also worked over 15 years in youth ministry and with youth programming for at-risk and underserved youth. Before joining the CTK team, Christina served as a Sr. Project Coordinator with World Vision, acting as the Program/Project Manager of the Rising Stars program.


Christina holds a B.S. in Business Management from Hampton University, an MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from Texas Southern University, and a certification in Executive Leadership from Cornell University.