Team Adaptive

At the core of Adaptive Adventures programs is a team of dedicated professionals. Team Adaptive focuses on fun, safety, skill development, community and independence for all of our participants and families. Behind our talented team is a group of exceptional volunteers that are the heartbeat of our programs.

Chelsea Elder

Executive Director

Greg Zbrzezny

Chicago Program Director

Gwen Burkett

CTRS Program Staff

Cynthia Peterson

Finance Director

Chris Werhane

Adaptive Sports Lead

Chris Wiegand

Paddlesports & Cycling Manager

Gilbert Vasquez

CTRS Program Staff

Justin Gomez

Executive Assistant

Matt Feeney


Greg Simms

Development Director

Craig DeMartino

Climbing Manager

Monica Jabaay

Program Staff

Katherine Pope

Administrative Assistant