After thirty-seven years at Stepping Stones, CEO Steve Langley retirement was celebrated in November 2016. Current and previous staff and clients were present for his celebration. Steve was hired as the Executive Director in 1979, bringing to the organization a strong commitment to expanding community care options for individuals served. Did you know? In addition to all he did at Stepping Stones, the community at large and on a state platform, Steve helped found the Northern Illinois Alliance for the Mentally Ill. This organization remains active today as NAMI Northern Illinois providing education, advocacy and support for families and those affected by mental illness. Steve dedication to the agency, those served and the community at large is unparalleled. Although he retired from the agency, he’s sure to remain a familiar sight on our grounds.