Maribeth Vander Weele
President and Founder
Maribeth Vander Weele, President of
the Vander Weele Group, founded the firm in 2003. She is a results-oriented professional known for her ability to
drive strategic and tactical change in
large organizations. Maribeth began her career as a news reporter. In 1994, she authored Reclaiming Our Schools, the Struggle for Chicago School Reform [...]
Director of Fiscal Monitoring
Greg Makris has more than 17 years of experience in auditing and monitoring in the public and private sectors. During his 10 years with Chicago Public Schools, Greg specialized in monitoring Federal grants to local schools. He is a proficient accountant, having analyzed thousands of financial documents to ensure Federal funds were spent as intended. [...]
Director of EI Monitoring
Gary Reed acts as Director of Early Intervention (EI) Monitoring for
Vander Weele Group. He has worked in the developmental and therapeutic fields since 2006. After seven years of service in the United States Air Force, he began his career serving adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. [...]
Why the Vander Weele Group
We Know the Subject
We've analyzed hundreds of pages of legislation and regulatory guidance to identify standards. We keep tabs on the ever-evolving federal standards.
We’ve Done This Before
We monitor sites throughout the country, so we know the challenges and solutions to creating a monitoring program. We understand the logistics involved.
As independent observers with practical knowledge, we are incentivized to provide you objective and meaningful information.
We don't stop with identifying non-compliance. Drawing on a broad array of expertise and hundreds of resources, we provide grant recipients with technical assistance to become compliant.