Director and Executive Director
Irena Kutek has served as an Executive Director of The Kristyna M. Driehaus Foundation since January 2014. She is a financial leader with experience impacting profitability and growth for a variety of both startup and established financial services institutions. Until 2009, Irena was Branch Manager at Chase Bank, Wheaton, IL, where she led an 8-employee branch. Prior to 2006, Irina was a loan officer at Countrywide Financial, Lombard, IL, where she originated 1st mortgage loans, establishing a strong referral network as a trusted partner with numerous local Realtors and builders. In 2001, Irina earned her Bachelor of Arts and Business degree at DePaul University, Chicago, IL.
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