Meet the Directors


Brandon Green is a life long resident of the city of Chicago and an Associate Pastor at River City Community Church and Center Director of River City Community Development Center located on the west side of Chicago, where he seeks to minister in both the church and community. Brandon is a husband to Brigitte and a father to Jacob, Julien and Arabella.


Elizabeth Galik serves as Executive Director of River City Community Development Center, a nonprofit advancing a new model for building a path from cradle to college.  Her nonprofit experience began in 2006, opening a small computer lab in Chicago‚Äôs west Humboldt Park community and growing it to serve hundreds annually with education, apprenticeships, and employment services.  Elizabeth and her husband Charlie live with their four young children and goddaughter in the neighborhood they serve and have opened their home as guardians for more than 25 children through the Safe Families for Children movement.