Our Mission

Mission Statement

The Rebuilding Exchange is a non-profit social enterprise (501c3) and our mission is to create a market for reclaimed building materials. We do this by diverting materials from landfills and making them accessible for reuse through our retail warehouse, by promoting sustainable deconstruction practices, by providing education and job training programs, and by creating innovative models for sustainable reuse.

Our Staff

Our Board

Elise Zelechowski, Chair

Director of Social Impact, Thoughtworks

Don Bartell, Vice Chair

Former Chief Sustainability Officer, Motorola Solutions

John Notz, Treasurer

Co-Owner and CFO, Hodo Soy

Anne Evens, Secretary

CEO, Elevate Energy

Rob Cappucci

Director of Product Management, AZEK Company

Aaron Joseph

Commercial Broker, LM Commercial Real Estate

Tania Kadakia

Vice President and Relationship Manager, BMO Harris

Maria Kim

President and CEO, Cara

Gretchen Kosarko

Vice President, RW Ventures

Dan Lurie

Senior Fellow and Director, New America Chicago

Jay Lyon

Principal, Lyon Communications

Dean Magdalin

CEO, Magdalin Creative Media

Sam Rosen

Co-Founder and CEO, Deskpass

Anton Seals

Executive Director, Grow Greater Englewood

Our Partners

Contact Us

1740 W Webster Ave. Chicago IL 60614
773 252 2234


Parking is available in the rear of the building, and is accessible through the service drive just East of the intersection of Elston and Webster. Monday–Friday 9–6pm parking is available only in designated spots with Rebuilding Exchange signage. After 6pm on weekdays and anytime on weekends, customers can park in any spot in the lot, unless marked otherwise.

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