Board of Directors

Dr. Jacquie Cobb is the President of SCCR. She’s been involved in dog rescue for over 16 years.  She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University and her Bachelors degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University. She has two rescue dogs, Dan (a lab/golden/great pyranees mix) and Frank (a Great Dane) who are the best dogs EVER!  She also has a rescue cat named Lloyd.  Her favorite things to do (other than rescuing dogs of course) are cooking, traveling, and spending time with her permanent fiance, Bill. Her favorite part about rescue is evaluating the dogs at animal control and taking them out, on to their new & improved lives!

Judy Anglada is our Executive Director and also serves as a Board Member for SCCR. Judy has a true passion for animals and has been involved in dog rescue for over 12 years. She graduated from Barat College in Lake Forest and recently retired as President of Best Travel where she enjoyed a long career before the company was sold in 2014. Judy has 3 rescue dogs, and while she loves ALL dogs, her favorites are little fluffy white ones! Other than dog rescue, Judy’s other passion is traveling the world and having adventures with her husband Larry. The best part of dog rescue for Judy is visiting shelters and selecting dogs to be part of the SCCR adoption program.

Thomas B. Fitzpatrick is a Board Member for SCCR, residing in Hinsdale. Thomas has built a strong relationship helping SCCR care for dogs through his work with Hanover Park Animal Care Center where Thomas is Hospital Administrator and works with his team to help pets live a long and healthy life. Thomas has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry including the Midwest Stock Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Mercantile Exchange. In his spare time, Thomas enjoys golfing and biking. Tom graduated from DePaul University with a BS in Commerce and uses his financial expertise to help SCCR continue its mission of rescuing responsibly SM.

Dr. Arlene O. Rodriguez is a Board Member for SCCR, residing in Hinsdale and working in Hanover Park, Countryside, and Indiana. Arlene has worked with SCCR for several years providing critical veterinary care. Arlene and her family adopted Shamrock from SCCR, who brings them abundant joy! Arlene has attended Loyola University and received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She also specializes in canine rehabilitation and acupuncture. Dr. Rodriguez helps lead the Board in facilitating the strong human-pet bond that is at the core of SCCR’s mission.

Rich Wulforst is a Board Member for SCCR. Rich and his family have been committed to rescuing animals and have adopted 3 in the past 8 years. Most recently they adopted an 11 month old love; Nitro. Rich is Vice President-Branch Leader at Fidelity Investments. Rich attended Denver University for executive education programs, and received his BS in Finance from the University of Rhode Island. Rich has spent the last 20+ years serving investors, focused on wealth management through proper planning. He has been recognized at Schwab in 2014 as the Annual Community Ambassador Award recipient for his volunteer work. Outside of work and volunteerism Rich enjoys skiing, golfing, and most activities done in the open air.

Mallory Z. Skwiat is a Board Member for SCCR, residing in Chicago, Illinois. Mallory has had a passion for dogs her entire life starting with her family boxer Bailey to her current love, Josie. She loves all dogs, shapes and sizes and was lucky enough to be introduced to SCCR in 2018. Mallory graduated from Valparaiso Law School in 2015 and currently is the Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Compliance at BMO Capital Markets. She continues to help SCCR continue its mission of rescuing responsibly.

Ms. Jennifer Trombatore joined our Board of Directors in April 2019. She has 25 years of experience in technology, outsourcing, business intelligence and analytics sales. Now retired, Jennifer worked for Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett-Packard and ADP as well as technology resellers and start up innovators. Jennifer graduated from University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) with a Bachelors in Business Administration and a minor in Aviation. Ms. Trombatore has been involved in animal rescue for over 25 years. She has gone on many working vacations to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah, rescued Leatherback Turtles with Earth Watch, fostered and fundraised for many Chicagoland rescue organizations. Along with her board of director responsibilities, she is currently a foster home for SCCR, is on the fundraising committee and plans to drive awareness and build a volunteer base in her community. Jennifer lives in North Barrington, IL with her longtime partner, Josh, 3 daughters, 2 dogs, 4 cats, 2 snakes, 1 parrot and a variety of aquatic animals.