Our Team


Caitlin, Program Coordinator

Caitlin was previously in ABA as an RBT and then transitioned to an intake coordinator for a company that serviced children with Autism in underprivileged communities. She has always had a passion for the special needs community!   She graduated with honors from National Louis University with a dual degree in Human Services and Psychology.  Caitlin wanted to tailor her career to helping others and has found such joy on her path thus far. She truly is a “social butterfly” and an extrovert. In her down time, she loves spending time with my family and friends, in addition to exercising and enjoying pizza and wine.


Angie Hansen, Executive Director

Angie has worked in non-profit leadership for more than 25 years and is excited about joining the team at GiGi's Playhouse.  She spent 25 years at the Salvation Army, in multiple locations as an Executive Director, with a focus on youth and human services programming while cultivating plans to eliminate debt and generate positive revenue flow.  She currently volunteers as a CASA Advocate, President of her Rotary Club, and Christ Community Church.  Angie lives in Sycamore with her husband Stephen, two youngest children Levi and Carter, and two four-legged kids Picabo and Mando.  She is also mom to four grown children Ashley, Michael, Zachary, and Noah.  During her free time Angie enjoys hiking, camping, geocaching, and cycling.


Alison Flores, Site Director

Alison has worked in the non-profit sector for more than 15 years.  She has always had a passion for helping individuals with all abilities set and achieve their goals.  In her down time, she loves spending time with her family.  Alison currently lives in Lake Zurich with her husband Rafael and son Lucas.