Alex Randall

Alex has spent several years conducting EMG Nerve Conduction Tests in a Neuromuscular Neurology Clinic. While performing diagnostic studies, Alex met many patients newly diagnosed or living with Myasthenia Gravis. He found inspiration in their day-to-day perseverance through the unique challenges associated with MG. Alex will graduate medical school in 2026. He enjoys staying connected… Read more »

Alicia Peconio

Alicia was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis in 2016. She lives in Elmwood Park, IL with her husband Joe and puppy Shadow. She has worked in higher education administration for more than 16 years and currently works for Northern Seminary as the Director of Academic Operations/Chief Compliance Officer.  In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading,… Read more »

Janeen Freeman – Treasurer

Janeen Freeman has proudly attended and raised awareness and donations for the Viking Challenge for MG since 2015 and has served as a Walk volunteer. She is currently a credit manager and has twenty years of experience in accounting and credit. She resides in Itasca with her husband, Kevin.

Julie McCracken

Julie joined Conquer MG in 2019.  She suffered from double vision, drooping eyelids and puzzling fatigue for years before she was diagnosed with MG in 2004.  Her treatment started with Mestinon and prednisone, then IVIG every 3 weeks for over a year, multiple plasma phoresis sessions, multiple hospitalizations including 2 visits to ICU, then a… Read more »

Bob Ratzel

Bob knocked on the MG door in Blue Island over 30 years ago while he was getting a flat tire repaired. He knew his aunt had the disorder and wanted to see if they had information to help her. They did, and she was grateful! He self-diagnosed his MG in 2010. He has an MS… Read more »