Louis Sands has been named to the Naperville-based Edward Foundation board of trustees.

Sands, a long-time resident of Naperville, is the tax managing director of Sikich LLP, a Naperville-based professional services firm specializing in accounting, advisory, technology and managed services.

Previously, Sands held tax manager positions at Plante & Moran, KPMG and Sara Lee Corporation.

Sands holds a doctoral degree in law (JD) from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Sands currently serves on the Edward Foundation Planned Giving Task Force and is a commissioner in the St. Raphael youth football organization. He previously served on the Grace United Methodist Church Board of Trustees, Naperville Community Television Board of Directors and Edward Hospital Parent Advisory Board.

Since it was established in 1990, the Edward Foundation has raised more than $46.5 million in its mission to support Edward Hospital's community healthcare initiatives, invest in the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technology, recruit world-class medical professionals and deliver the highest quality care to almost 1.7 million patients within the area it serves.