Leadership & Staff

CASA Kane County is made up of remarkable individuals dedicated to child welfare. Meet our Executive Director, Board Chairman, BOARD OF DIRECTORSCHAIRMAN'S ADVISORY PANEL, and STAFF.

Gloria Bunce 2012

Gloria Bunce
CASA Kane County Executive Director

Gloria Bunce has served as the Executive Director for CASA Kane County since 2007.  In her current position, Gloria works with CASA Kane County’s Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers to provide the support needed for children in abuse/neglect and probate courts.

Gloria received her Master of Business Administration degree in leadership from Aurora University and her Bachelor of Science degree in public relations with a minor in marketing from Eastern Michigan University. 

In June of 2011, Gloria was nominated for the Kane County Bar Association Liberty Bell Award. This nationally recognized award is bestowed on a non-attorney individual or community organization who has promoted a better understanding of the law, encouraged a greater respect for the law and the courts, who stimulates a sense of civic responsibility, and who contributes to good government within the community. 

Gloria is a resident of Aurora and has two children, Alexandria (Lexi) and Jacob.

CASA Kane County Executive Committee

Mari Pierce
CASA Kane County
Board Chair

Mari has been on the CASA Kane County Board of Directors since November 2007 serving as Secretary to the board in 2008-09, Vice Chair in 2009-11, and is currently the Chairman of the Board. She is an advisory member of the Marketing Committee and volunteers for many projects and events whenever she's needed. Further proving her commitment to the CASA program, Mari was sworn in as a CASA/GAL on November 20, 2008.

She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management from NIU and has owned AlphaGraphics in St. Charles for over 20 years. Mari and her husband, Martin Pierce (CAP member), also own and operate an AlphaGraphics in Park Ridge. Both businesses are certified as a WBE, Women's Business Enterprise. In addition to giving numerous hours, Mari generously donates large (and small) printing projects to CASA Kane County.  She resides in St. Charles with Martin and her two children.

Mike FrasierMike Frasier
Vice President

Mike Frasier is the owner of the Wine Exchange in downtown St. Charles.  A former Sears executive, Mike grew up in Northern California and turned his passion for wine into a successful business in which he can share his knowledge with fellow wine lovers.  Read more about Mike at the Wine Exchange website.

Tom DetelichTom Detelich

Tom Detelich is one of the founders of Grandview Capital, LLC, one of the largest real estate investors in the western suburbs of greater Chicago.  Prior to launching this company, Tom was an executive for HSBC, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations.  Read more about Tom at Tom's website.

Kevin ODonnellKevin O'Donnell

Kevin J. O'Donnell is the President and Founder of O'Donnell Commercial Real Estate, Inc., a full service commercial brokerage firm serving the western suburbs of Chicago.  Prior to founding O'Donnell Commercial, Kevin spent over eighteen years with nationally recognized commercial brokerage firms.  Read more about Kevin at the O'Donnell Commercial Real Estate website.