Michael O’Neill – Ward 3 Chair

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Michael and his spouse, Andra, and have lived in Lake Forest for 25 years.  He has been blessed to have raised five children in the community.  He has over 40 years experience in the Food Industry in sales and supply chain.   He strongly believes in God/Faith, Family/friends, and Country/community.  Michael enjoys working on the Caucus as a representative of Ward 3 and helping to continue the legacy of Lake Forest as a desirable place to live.

Wyn Cain

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Wyn Cain has resided in Lake Forest since 1979. She graduated from Northwestern University, taught school in Winnetka, Northbrook and McHenry, and was a substitute teacher in District 67 and LFCDS for 18 yrs and Everett School Media Center Assistant for 10 years. Two of her three children graduated from DPM and LFHS. Wyn was Co-leader of the Steven Ministry group at The First Presbyterian Church, a board member of the Lake County Haven, and Scout Leader.

Wyn looks forward to working on the Caucus Committee and serving our exceptional community.

Chris Casey

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Chris Casey has lived in Lake Forest with his wife Eileen since 1995. They have three children who all graduated from the School of St. Mary as well as Lake Forest High School. He has a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Chris has been a sales leader his whole career with the past 20 years in advertising sales for business-to-business publications, websites, and digital media. He spent a lot of time volunteering at St. Mary’s as well as coaching youth sports. He is looking forward to giving back to the community as a Caucus committee member of the 3rd Ward.

Linda Harmer

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Linda has been living in Lake Forest since 2019 with her husband, Rob, and two young daughters Eliana and Noelle. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy and has spent the last 14 years working in Medical Affairs at a local pharmaceutical company. She is a voracious reader, enjoys traveling adventures with her family, and exercises her creative brain by sewing and quilting.

Linda loves all that Lake Forest has to offer and looks forward to serving her neighbors on the Caucus Commmittee.

Nathan Kelly

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Prior to starting CVJ, Nate spent 13 years in capital markets, most recently at JPMorgan.  In this capacity, Nate advised companies on how best to use complex structured products and derivatives to meet their strategic objectives.  Nate worked with a diverse group of industries and across a broad spectrum of capital arrangements, including transactions related to mergers & acquisitions, project financing, real estate financing, bond issuance, syndications, private placements, and asset based lending.  In total, Nate executed more than $25b of these transactions.  Prior to JPMorgan, Nate was in consulting, and also spent time at 2 start-up companies, one of which raised $120mm in VC funding.

Nate holds a BS in finance and international business, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, and an MBA, with concentrations in Strategy and Finance, from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Larry Obermeyer

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Larry Obermeyer and his wife, Anne O’Connell, have been happy to call Lake Forest their home since 2006. Larry is a retired IT professional who spent much of his career with Lake County government. He also previously was a licensed real estate appraiser.

Larry enjoys golfing, doing home-improvement projects, and spending time with friends and family, including his grandson, Henry.

Kelly Park

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Kelly and her family have been living in Lake Forest since 2018. She is a dermatologist and micrographic dermatologic (Mohs) surgeon in private practice and at the VA. She received her medical degree at Northeastern Ohio Medical University and her Master of Studies in Law degree at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She enjoys exploring what Lake Forest has to offer and being active in the community.

Marian Pearcy

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A former attorney, teacher, and principal, Marian has been a resident of Lake Forest Place for the past seven years and served as chairman of its Resident Advisory Council for two years. She would like to contribute to the larger community. Marian grew up on the North Shore and has always appreciated the beauty of Lake Forest. She sees the dichotomy in the push for growth and the desire to preserve the heritage that has made Lake Forest such a wonderful place to live and raise a family.