The Clinic Mundelein staff is dedicated to serving the patients of Lake County, Illinois and make the biggest difference to local residents in Mundelein, Vernon Hills and the surrounding communities. Please visit our news page for more information about our team.

The Clinic Mundelein’s team consists of the following members:

 

Evan Silverman General Manager; Agent-in-Charge

Evan Silverman - headshot (2)Evan L. Silverman hails from New York City, and is the manager of The Clinic Mundelein.  He has served as an account executive for a major commercial real estate investment firm, where he prepared budgets, and P & L reports and functioned as the primary liaison to a range of tenants, from boutique groups to multinational companies.  He also served as top management for the marketing department of a renowned liquor importer/wholesale distributor where Evan did everything from brand development to administering staff training for the sales team.  Evan is also an accomplished actor, writer, and comic, who has been in a myriad of Off-Broadway plays, independent films, television series, and can be seen in Chicago on various improvisational theater stages.

Evan brings compassion and is a leading Patient Care Specialist able to assess conditions in a critical and holistic fashion.  Evan graduated with honors from Northwestern University and is nearly fluent in French.  His sole focus is helping patients heal themselves, and bringing comfort through alternative treatments.

Alex Greven Assistant Manager; Director of Compliance

Alex Greven headshot (2)Alex Greven is a key member of the management team at The Clinic Mundelein. He is an active Medical Marijuana Patient Advocate in Illinois with several years of experience in the medical cannabis industry in California and Nevada. Additionally, he is certified by the Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a non-profit organization which works to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic uses and research.

Alex’s background includes environmental science and remediation client focused services including health and safety/security management responsibilities. Mr. Greven earned his degree in Environmental Science from the University of South Florida. He is continuing his education by working to attain a Master Gardner certification in Illinois, which will help him in his path to assist in communal gardening throughout the City of Chicago. Alex spends his free time outside of The Clinic Mundelein volunteering in the City of Chicago communal garden plots.

Josh Weisbart Assistant Manager

Weisbart headshotJosh Weisbart is a member of the management team at The Clinic Mundelein. Born and raised on the Chicago’s North Shore, Josh graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Josh has over fifteen years of experience in Residential Real Estate in and around the Chicago area.

 

In 2014, Josh took time-off from Real Estate to fulfill his passion to open a neighborhood coffee shop. He raised the profile of his community when he opened Ravinia Coffee Station (RCS).   Josh owned and operated RCS, which included design, menu, staffing, inventory, and marketing for RCS. Josh created and nurtured this asset to the community before turning it over to a new owner to continue what he had built.

 

Josh currently resides in the Ravinia neighborhood in Highland Park, IL with his wife and two daughters. He spends his free time playing in a band as well as enjoying the outdoors. Josh loves making people smile and will be sure to help make your day as smooth and stress free as possible.

Marlene Schwan Assistant Manager & Supervisor of Patient Services

Bio- Headshot MarleneMarlene joined The Clinic Mundelein (TCM) team as a Patient Care Specialist after a 15-year career improving business practices at law and professional service firms. Most recently, she consulted for MMS Group in Highland Park to help them implement best business practices across all areas of the company including Human Resources, Accounting, and IT. In addition to her robust professional experiences, Marlene is involved in her community as a member of the Lakeside Congregation Board of Directors and a former Project Advisor to Ladies of Virtue, a support group for young women.

Marlene brings a lot of energy and a great deal of professionalism to the TCM team. She has become an expert at helping patients through the state’s patient registration process and has helped many patients on the road to finding relief.  She’s a friendly, caring and reliable source of information for patients every day and is dedicated to making their lives better.

Brian Palach Patient Care Specialist

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Brian Palach comes to The Clinic Mundelein on the heels of working in Colorado at one of the largest dispensaries in the world. A native of Palatine, Illinois, Brian spent six years at Apple Inc. where he mentored and trained new employees and received multiple AppleCare Excellence Awards. Prior to Apple, Brian worked at Motorola Inc. as a top advisor and case auditor at Motorola’s corporate headquarters in Schaumburg.

Brian earned his psychology degree from the University of Iowa. With his industry experience and training at one of the most coveted medical marijuana companies in the world, along with his corporate and background in customer service, Brian brings a rare combination of skills and expertise to better serve our patients.

 

 

Brigitte Willis Patient Care Specialist

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Brigitte Willis was raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she attended Ivy Tech College to obtain her Associates Degree in respiratory therapy.  Ms. Willis was a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for 28 years.  She is experienced in hospital-based care for neonatal, pediatric and adult patients. She also has experience in patient transport, accompanying critical condition patients all over the world, including India, Brazil, and Morocco.  

Brigitte has traveled with LEAP Global Missions in Haiti and Belize since 2006 as part of a plastic surgery team for pediatric patients.

Brigitte and her husband live with their two sons. She lived in North Carolina for 16 years until moving to Barrington, Illinois in 2015 with her family. She is an avid racquetball player. She believes in proper nutrition and living a holistic lifestyle .

COW Patient Care Specialist

img_20160527_231954Cow was born and raised on the North Side of Chicago. A patient and  Patient Care Specialist of The Clinic Mundelein, Cow was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2007 and cannabis was his choice of med icine.  He brings deep knowledge and experience to the team regarding the various delivery systems and unique qualities of the medical benefits of cannabis therapy here in Illinois.  n athlete the first part of his life, Cow moved into the music scene after finishing up his college baseball career.  With a special zest for life, Cow aims to make everybody’s day a little bit better. 

Christopher Zack Patient Care Specialist

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A Marquette University alumni, Chris has spent the last 12 years managing and developing medical research and community development projects, mostly in institutions of higher education. His interests are in community health, nutrition, urban agriculture and aquaculture which has helped lead him to The Clinic Mundelein.

Chris is an avid hiker and advocate for community initiatives that focus on clean, holistic living. Chris grew up on the southwest side of Chicago, but now spends his days tending a backyard garden in Ravenswood with his girlfriend. Chris is a licensed medical cannabis patient, and is very proud to join The Clinic Mundelein as a part-time Patient Care Specialist.