Tim A. Carone President/Director of Operations

Timothy A. Carone is the President and Director of The Team Carone Foundation. Mr. Carone is a well-known figure in the northwest communities having spent his entire life here. Formerly a Public Works Superintendent for the Village of Prairie Grove and most recently a Sr. Project Manager at Terra Technologies LLC. Mr. Carone is recognized as a behind-the- scenes collaborator, able to get things done in the community through collective participation. His breadth and depth of knowledge of the local community and its dynamics is a reason why Team Carone has been successful in raising funds locally and directing those funds for local use even though the Foundation leverages resources throughout the nation to fulfill its mission. Mr. Carone met his wife while both were students at Cary-Grove High School and were married in 2004.

Timothy Carone Director Treasurer & Secretary

"Dr. Timothy Carone is the Treasurer, Secretary and a Director with the Team Carone Foundation. He currently is an Adjunct Professor with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame where he teaches in the undergraduate and MBA programs. Previously, he has had leadership positions at Northrop Grumman, Allstate, Deloitte and Accenture. Dr. Carone has M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics and Theoretical Astrophysics from the University of Arizona. He has lived in Cary, IL since 1995 with his wife Debbie and sons Nick and John."

Bob Wagner Director of Operations

Bob is a born and raised in Cary-Grove Trojan and still lives in the area with his wife and three children. Bob is active in the Cary-Grove community sitting on the governing board of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and active in Cary youth sports.

Professionally, Bob focuses on evaluating debt and equity investments in domestic healthcare companies. Currently as a Senior Vice President at Golub Capital and previously at General Electric Capital Corp. (GE Capital). Bob has been referred to as a "college sports bigamist" enjoying split Big-10 sports allegiances, having earned a B.S. from University of Illinois in economics (go Illini!) and an M.B.A. and J.D. from University of Wisconsin (on Wisconsin!). He has known the Carone family for over 25 years and is honored and excited to be a part of the Team Carone Foundation.

Sarah Waylock Director of Marketing

Sarah Waylock is the Marketing Director of the Team Carone Foundation. Growing up in Fox River Grove, and attending Cary-Grove High School. While there, she excelled in athletics and received the Player of the Year award in 2007. She pursued her love of Softball and went on to help win a national title while playing for Heatland College in Normal IL. She Graduated from Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, NC with a major in Organizational Communications with a concentration in Journalism. After graduation Sarah got a job in Brand Management and began her career. Sarah handles everything from promotional products & Events for Team Carone Foundation to auction items for the #ShutDownCancer Music Fest. Sarah joined Team Carone Foundation in 2015 by reaching out to Rick. She now works for Discover Financial Services. She encourages everyone to help with any cause in any way they can!

Kristi Devert Assistant Marketing Director

Kristi grew up in Northern California. She was a 3 letter varsity athlete in HS (soccer, track, basketball) She played for the US Under 16, Us Under 20 and US women's National Team. Kristi played Division 1 soccer at Santa Clara University and Pepperdine University. Graduated with a degree in Kinesiology from Peppperdine. Coached and taught collegiately  at Cal Poly. Became a trainer for top athletes in So Cal working under former US Men's National Team Captain Carlos Bocanegra. That job lead to a position at Under Armour where she was in charge of Quality. Kristi is currently raising 4 kids and starting my own brand VERT.

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