Leadership Team

Angel Garcia


Angel has worked on numerous local, state and national campaigns. In addition to his work with the Chicago Young Republicans, Angel has served as President of The John Marshall Law School Federalist Society and Chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Cook County. Angel has also been a political commentator for NBC Telemundo where he advocated the GOP position against a number of elected Democrats.

Angel has a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School and an MBA from Dominican University.  He was a candiate for Cook County Clerk in 2010. Angel is a lifelong Chicago resident.

Cathryn Biga
Vice President


Cathryn Biga was born and raised in the Chicago area and currently resides in the North Center neighborhood of Chicago. She has a Bachelors Degree in Communications from Elmhurst College and her Master's Degree from National Louis University in Human Services and Counseling. She is employed in a professional staff position at a psychiatric hospital. She has a private practice in family counseling.

Cathryn is very active in politics and is a conservative Republican. She became very involved in the 2010 election and worked on behalf of the Republican nominee Bill Brady. In addition her involvement in politics has included working with the Chicago Republican Women's Network and the Illinois Federation of Republican Women.

Besides being involved in the Chicago Young Republicans Cathryn's interests include a passion for US History with a particular interest in Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan.She is also actively involved in alumni groups of Elmhurst College, volunteers with the USO and in her spare time is writing a book. 



Kyle Stone
Board Member Advisor


Kyle is a practicing lawyer in Chicago at a downtown firm. Beginning in 2009, he has served as CYR Membership Director, Executive Board Secretary, and now as a Board Member Advisor. Aside from the Chicago YRs, Kyle also serves as co-chairman of Maverick PAC Chicago, and is a Windy City Club Member for the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). He also enjoys membership with the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) in Chicago, and has previously served as a youth coordinator for that organization.

Finally, Kyle's written political and social commentary can be found online through PJ MediaAmerican ThinkerAmerican SpectatorPolicyMic, the Chicago Tribune, and the Chicago Tribune's "Red Eye."

A Michigan native, Kyle graduated from the University of Michigan in 2005 with high honors in History, and earned his law degree from Loyola School of Law in 2008.