The Jeff and Jamie Cali Scholarship Endowment Fund was created by Jeff and Jamie Cali to support their philanthropic objectives. This scholarship will be awarded to eligible students graduating from Marmion Academy who have been involved in extracurricular activities and significant participation in school, church, clubs and community outreach, who also plan to attend either a four-year university or trade/vocational school.
Jeff Cali grew up in Aurora and St. Charles and currently lives in Elgin. He graduated from Marmion Military Academy in 1996 before earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Norbert College in 2000 and an MBA from Aurora University in 2016. He currently works for Venture One Real Estate as Senior Vice President, Development. Jeff is a board member of the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley and Marmion Academy Alumni Association.
Jamie Cali is a native of Batavia. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a Special Education emphasis from Northern Illinois University in 1999 and a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from North Central College in 2003. She currently works for DeKalb High School as a special education teacher. Jamie recently served the Elgin Junior Service Board as vice president and volunteers at the Elgin YWCA.
The Calis have three boys: Will, Nick and Daniel.