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Our Support Team

Esther Bendele
Intake Coordinator

Esther has worked in customer service for over five years and enjoys creating a welcoming and peaceful environment for those who come to Cornerstone. She is passionate about growing together with her coworkers and learning from those around her. 

Esther has earned her B.A. in Pre-Counseling and Human Services with a minor in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute. She has always been passionate about helping those around her grow in their relationships with others and their walk with God. 

In her free time, Esther loves spending time with family and close friends. She also loves hiking, rock climbing, and traveling.



Hetal Bhavsar-Rana
Office Coordinator

Hetal has earned her BA degree in Psychology and Statistics from Benedictine University. After working for 4 years in the field of business Hetal is hoping to peruse an advance degree in the field of psychology. Hetal started as a volunteer CCCOC and found a great opportunity be more involved at an organization. She has always wanted to work at an organization that devotes all of its time and resources in serving and spreading awareness of the importance of mental health. 

In her free time Hetal enjoys spending time with her family and trying new types of foods items.  



Shanna-Kay Rose
Lead Medical Biller

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” This famous quote by Helen Keller is a quote that says a lot about Shanna’s life and why she’s excited  to be a part of the CCCOC team. She believes a company is only as good as how the employees function together as a unit.

Shanna earned her diploma in Medical Billing and Coding at Coyne College. Her first step to becoming a Certified Professional Coder. She has always wanted to work with an organization that shares her belief in God and believes that Cornerstone is a great fit for her. Shanna is an active member of youth, children and prison ministry.

In her spare time, Shanna enjoys spending time with family and friends, organizing events and reading.




Jessica Wheeler
Marketing Director / Events Coordinator

Spreading awareness, sharing information, and connecting with others through technology and social media is one of Jessica’s passions and it is also one reason why she wholeheartedly supports the mission and vision of Cornerstone. Having the opportunity to utilize her skills in marketing and communications allows her to help further Cornerstone’s vision by using social media networks to share and connect people to Cornerstone.

Jessica earned her B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Contemporary Media Studies from Trinity International University and her M.A. in Relational Communication from DePaul University. She enjoys working with others through team building challenges and experiences while also spending quality time with her husband and family.

For fun Jessica likes going on short road trips, playing pool, and journaling from time to time.

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