About ASLF  ::  Board of Directors

Nancy Amicangelo
Formerly of J.P. Morgan
Sean Casey
Chief Operating Officer
All Information Services, Inc.
Linda Caradine-Poinsett
American Bar Association
Sandra A. Goldberg, PhD
Chairman and Founder
A Silver Lining Foundation
Health and Nutrition Contributor
NBC Chicago
NBC Chicago
A Silver Lining Foundation
Gregg Helfer
Gregg Helfer Ltd., Private Jeweler
Gregg Helfer
Gregory N. Hines
Top Shelf Inspection, Inc.
Top Shelf Inspection
Stephanie A. Joe, MD
Director Sinus & Nasal Allergy Center
UIC Medical Center
J. Mori Johnson, MA
AMA International Medical Graduate Services
American Medical Association

American Medical Association
Steven Mannos
Senior Vice President
The Horton Group
The Horton Group
Bela Nand, MD
Advocate Health Care
Advocate Health
Monica Peek, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center
Founder, Sisters Working It Out
University of Chicago
Caroline Shoenberger
Professor, Harold Washington College
Retired, Commissioner of Consumer Services
City of Chicago
Ben Soldinger
Partner, L J Soldinger Associates
Lawrence Wert
President, Broadcast Media
Tribune Company
Leonard Wiatr
Chief Risk Officer
The Private Bank
The Private Bank


Jim Quaid
Ostrow, Reisin, Berk & Abrams, Ltd.


Chicagoans of the Year 2013: Sandy Goldberg

Imagine waking up one morning to discover a lump in your breast. And not having any money, let alone health insurance. What do you do?

If you live in or near Chicago, you can call the local foundation A Silver Lining (312-345-1322). The organization arranges diagnostic tests for breast cancer at eight area hospitals (and one in Rockford) and pays the entire cost significant given that a single biopsy can cost thousands of dollars. "There are no [income or insurance] qualifications," says Sandy Goldberg, 68, who founded ASLF in 2002. "Just ask for help and you can have it."

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