Dr. Cathy Subber                                                    2013 Chairman of the Board                            ...
Tom Kallay                                                              2014 Chair-Elect                                  ...
Shane Beard                                                               Immediate Past-Chair                            ...
Jeff Friant                                                                 Treasurer                                     ...
Charles McLimans                                                           Governance Chair                               ...
Rosemarie Breske Garvey                                                           Legislative Chair                       ...
Mark Galati                                                       Member Services Team Chair                              ...
Natasha Bonomo                                                           Northern Trust BankNatasha is a Private Banker se...
Mike Brink                                                     Waste Management-West, Inc.Michael Brink is a Public Sector...
Brien Sheahan                               Director of Government Affairs                                           Navis...
Paul Feith                                                             Paul Gregory MediaPaul has 24 years of experience i...
Deena Giordano Ullom                                                                      Nyberg & CassioppiDeena Giordano...
Karyn Glogowski                                                           Delta Dental of IllinoisGlogowski currently serv...
Christina Klein                                                                    Klein Hall CPAs     Experience     Chri...
Rick Lochner                                                               President                                      ...
Jennifer McGuffin                                                       Public Relations Manager                          ...
Ray McGury                                                                Executive Director                              ...
Chris Michalski                                                               Market President                            ...
Tom Miers                                                                 President                                       ...
Tom Okarma                                                                  Founder                                       ...
Todd Olsen                                                            Vice President,                                     ...
Mark F. Schultz, CPA                                                                Principal                             ...
Mike Squire                                                     Director, Community Development                           ...
Mike Stengle                                                              Owner                                           ...
Kimberly Rodgers                                                       Business Relations Director                        ...
Adam Russo                                                       Edgewood Clinical Services Adam Russo, a Licensed Clinica...
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  1. 1. Dr. Cathy Subber 2013 Chairman of the Board Advanced Health of NapervilleDr. Cathy Subber moved to Naperville in 1999 and opened Advanced Health of Naperville, afull service chiropractic, physical therapy and massage therapy clinic. She joined theNaperville Area Chamber of Commerce the same day she opened her practice and has beeninvolved in the community ever since.Dr. Cathy has served on the Ambassadors committee and was a founding member and 2011chair-elect of the chambers Young Professionals of Naperville. She currently is serving onthe Naperville Jaycees Board of Directors and regularly hosts "Massage for A Cause" days ather practice to raise money for local charities in the Naperville community.Contact:Dr. Cathy Subber Board term expires: December 31, 2013(630) 355-8988http://advancedhealthnaperville.com/
  2. 2. Tom Kallay 2014 Chair-Elect Nicor Gas, An AGL Resources CompanySince January 2012, Tom has served as Director, Regional Community Relations & EconomicDevelopment and is responsible for managing the company’s relationships with localgovernmental officials, business, economic development and community leaders throughoutits territory. Previously, Kallay was responsible for the communities located in DuPage andKane Counties.Prior to joining Nicor Gas, Tom was with Northern Indiana Public Service Company, based inMerrillville, Indiana, where he served three years as Media Manager (1991-1994) and threeyears as Community Relations Representative (1994-1997).From 1984-1991, Kallay lived and worked in Washington, DC handling media relations for twoWashington DC-based trade associations.Tom grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana and graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, in1984, with a degree in communications.Kallay serves on the Board of Directors for the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce,where he will serve as Chairman of the Board in 2014; the Naperville DevelopmentPartnership; and, the Fox Valley United Way. He is also a member of the Rotary Club ofNaperville. Tom lives in Naperville with his wife of 21 years, Elaine. Their son Michael is asophomore at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.Contact:Tom Kallay Board term expires: December 31, 2013(630) 388-2685http://nicorgas.aglr.com/
  3. 3. Shane Beard Immediate Past-Chair FASTSIGNSShane has been owner/operator of FASTSIGNS for over 13 years. He purchased an existing storeand have made the store not only profitable but a notable business in Naperville. Among theaccomplishments are: Small Business of the Year - Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, BestRetail Business - Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, FASTSIGNS Franchisee of the Year,Business Achievement Award- The Business Ledger, Public Relations Award for FASTSIGNS,Mentor of the Year Award for FASTSIGNS, Finalist in Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.Shane is also active in the community serving on various committees and boards:• Lions Club – Member since 1997, Rotary Club - Member since 2002• Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce past Vice Chair and Board of Director• United Way Naperville past Board of Director• Mentor and Protégé committee for the NACC, Small Business Council for the NACC• FASTSIGNS National Advertising Council Board of Director – Fourth term, FASTSIGNS Franchise Advisory Council Board of Director – Two terms, FASTSIGNS Chicagoland Co-op Group – Various positions held since 1997• Advisory Board for Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) at North Central College (NCC), President’s Club member at NCC, Advisory Board for NCC’s MBA program, Board of Trustee Associate at NCC• Advisory Board for Benedictine University, President’s Associate at Benedictine University• Volunteer for Senior Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE)• Business Partnership with Naperville North High School and District 203• Naperville Development Partnership present board member• Naperville Conventions and Visitors Bureau present board member• Naperville Humane Society past board memberIn addition, Shane speaks to classrooms about the advantages of owning your own business andthe importance of signage in our culture. He speaks to elementary, secondary and university levelstudents. Before his life at FASTSIGNS, he lived in London, England where he attended theUniversity of Richmond in London, England and completed his Bachelor’s of Arts degree inInternational Business. He lived in Dallas prior to moving to London where he attendedundergraduate courses at the University of Texas – Arlington and worked as a Regional Managerfor a portrait studio company.Contact:Shane Beard Board term expires: December 31, 2013(630) 357-3278http://www.fastsigns.com/76
  4. 4. Jeff Friant Treasurer Edward Hospital & Health ServicesJeff Friant has been with Edward Hospital & Health Services since March 2010 and is theAssociate Vice President, Finance. He is responsible for all aspects of accounting,finance, financial reporting, and budgeting. Prior to working at Edward, Jeff worked atIngalls Health System in Harvey, IL as the System Director of Finance. Upon graduationfrom Northern Illinois University (Bachelor of Science in Accountancy) Jeff worked in theHealthcare Assurance Practice of KPMG, LLP achieving the title of Senior Manager. Jeff iscurrently pursuing an Executive MBA at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign withan expected graduation date of May 2014.Jeff is a member of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Illinois CPASociety. He serves on the HFMA Treasury and Information Technology Committees. Hehas presented at the annual HFMA Treasury Conference on asset allocation, investorrelations, and capital structure.Jeff and his wife, Amy, live in Naperville with their three children.Contact:Jeff Friant Board term expires:(630) 646-3100http://www.edward.org
  5. 5. Charles McLimans Governance Chair Loaves & Fishes Community PantryCharles McLimans began his association with Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry as avolunteer in 2006, donating his time and talent to fundraising. After three months of serviceas Interim Director, the Board of Directors appointed Charles to the post of ExecutiveDirector in April 2008. Under his inspirational leadership of dedicated staff and volunteersduring a period of extraordinary challenge and strategic growth, Loaves & Fishes wasrecognized as the 2009 Not-for-Profit Small Business of the Year by the Naperville AreaChamber of Commerce. Charles most recently led the efforts to design, construct, andprogram the new Loaves & Fishes facility. Opened in February 2011, this unique building isthe setting for an innovative collaborative service delivery model in partnership withnumerous area nonprofits and businesses to serve client and community needs in a holisticand efficient manner.Before moving to Naperville, Charles spent 11 years in New York City, where he worked inthe corporate sector and also served as Executive Director of a grant-making foundation.He completed undergraduate studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN andgraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Charles is also a graduate ofthe Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Institute.In addition to his service on the board of directors of the Naperville Area Chamber ofCommerce, Charles is an active member of the Rotary Club of Naperville, where hecurrently serves on the board of directors as Club Service Officer and is a Paul HarrisFellow. He also serves as a Director on the board of the DuPage Federation onHuman Services Reform, and is a Commissioner on the Naperville Sister CitiesCommission.As a native of Wisconsin, Charles is an unabashed fan of the Green Bay Packers.Contact:Charles McLimans Board term expires: December 31, 2014(630) 355-3663http://www.loaves-fishes.org/
  6. 6. Rosemarie Breske Garvey Legislative Chair Minuteman PressRosemarie has recently joined the team at Minuteman Press Naperville as their VicePresident of Client Relations, having spent the last ten years with BMO Harris Bank N.A.as a commercial banker. Continuing her focus on an advisory approach to superior clientexperience, Rosemarie is excited to have joined the Minuteman team in her new role.Rosemarie is a graduate of Millikin University and currently resides in Bolingbrook. She isactive within her community, and was recently named the Co-Executive Director of the2012 Naperville Jaycees Last Fling, in addition to serving on the Naperville Jaycees Boardof Directors and overseeing Corporate Sponsorship for the Last Fling for the last two years.Rosemarie sits on the Board of Directors of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerceand is a member of the Advisory Board for the Young Professionals of the NapervilleChamber.Contact:Rosemarie Breske Garvey Board term expires: December 31, 2013(630) 369-1360http://www.naperprinting.com/
  7. 7. Mark Galati Member Services Team Chair Interior InvestmentsMark is the Branch Manager for Interior Investments Naperville location that opened in2006. Interior Investments is one of the largest Herman Miller distributors in the countrywith 7 locations in Illinois, Wisconsin and St. Louis.Mark has been in the Contract Furniture Industry for 27 years. His background includesworking on the manufacturing side of the industry for 11 years for The Gunlocke Companyand the distribution side for 16 years with several distributors.In addition to the Naperville Chamber of Commerce, Mark is also involved with the USGreen Building Council. Most recently, Mark was recognized with Cambridge Who’s Whoin 2011.With respect to education, Mark holds a BA Degree in Geography/Regional Planning fromMansfield University of Pennsylvania. Finally, Mark and his wife Marge have lived in theNaperville area for the last 21years with their two children Julianne and Michael.Contact:Mark Galati Board term expires: December 31, 2014(630) 563-4702http://www.interiorinvestments.com
  8. 8. Natasha Bonomo Northern Trust BankNatasha is a Private Banker serving successful individuals, families, and small businessesfor Northern Trust Bank in Naperville. Her primary responsibilities include providinginvestment and credit services while pursuing new business opportunities for NorthernTrust within the Commercial Banking, Private Banking, Treasury Management, and Trustand Investment Management sectors. Natasha is a Certified Cash Manager and aCertified Financial Planner ™ (CFP®).Natasha joined Northern Trust Bank in 1991 after graduating from Indiana University. Sheis a past president and current member of the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties,Inc. and current board member of the Live Downtown Naperville Partnership. In 2007 shewas named an “Influential Woman in Business” by The Business Ledger and NAWBO.Natasha and her husband reside in Naperville with their two daughters.Contact:Natasha Bonomo Board term expires: December 31, 2014(630) 369-7101http://www.northerntrust.com
  9. 9. Mike Brink Waste Management-West, Inc.Michael Brink is a Public Sector Representative for Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. andis based in Downers Grove.Mike is responsible for developing and supervising Waste Management’s partnerships withlocal governments and communities in the suburbs of metropolitan Chicago. He focuseson safely managing and reducing wastes the Company’s operations collect from itsgovernmental clients and recovering value from these materials through recycling andrenewable clean energy.He has nearly two decades of experience in a variety of sales and managerial roles withWaste Management. He previously was a sales manager leading 25 team members.Mike holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Eastern IllinoisUniversity, Charleston, and a master’s of business administration from Northern IllinoisUniversity, DeKalb. He and his wife, Kandace, have two children and reside in St. CharlesIL.Waste Management is North Americas leading provider of integrated environmentalsolutions.Contact:Michael Brink Board term expires: December 31, 2013(800) 796-9696http://www.wmchicago.com
  10. 10. Brien Sheahan Director of Government Affairs NavistarContact:Brien Sheahan Board term expires:(331) 332-5000http://www.navistar.com
  11. 11. Paul Feith Paul Gregory MediaPaul has 24 years of experience in the creative industry, working on projects withheavyweights like Playboy and Sony, as well as start-ups and budding entrepreneurs. Thecompany he founded in 2006, Paul Gregory Media, is a full-service marketing and designfirm that blends passion, creativity and innovation - creating effective branding andmarketing campaigns for clients throughout the country. His work has earned him over afour dozen national and international marketing & design awards.Paul is a strong advocate for the opportunities the Chamber provides. He has beenrecognized with the Good Will Ambassador of the Year award for two years, and as theSmall Business of the Year 5-under-5 category winner. Outside of the Chamber, Paulserves on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity of Illinois and Giving DuPage. Hewas awarded the Communitas Award in 2012 for his leadership in community service andhas been recognized as an outstanding volunteer by the West Suburban PhilanthropicNetwork.At home, Paul and his wife, Lorraine, are enjoying their busy lives in Aurora with their twodaughters, Cassie and Melanie.Contact:Paul Feith Board term expires:(630) 384-9061http://www.paulgregorymedia.com
  12. 12. Deena Giordano Ullom Nyberg & CassioppiDeena Giordano Ullom served as a litigator in both civil and criminal cases until 2004, when she washired as General Counsel for Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), the first and largest K-12virtual school in the country. As a result of her success with business and legal issues, which savedECOT hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs, Deena was named to the Executive Team andDirector of Human Resources.She transformed the ECOT legal environment from reactive to proactive, and significantly improved themorale of the company. She also successfully avoided unionization by effectively training managers toset clear expectations with employees, apply policies uniformly, assess employees honestly, guideemployees to improvement and by creating a wellness program aimed at employee health improvementand true reduction of healthcare costs.Deena believes in a holistic approach to representing companies, in which lawyers get to know theentire business environment: the culture, the leaders; and their vision, goals, needs, and concerns. Shehelps businesses reach their goals by utilizing critical, creative, innovative, and “out-of-the-box” thinking.Her unique experience in successfully helping companies with employment matters, better healthcaremanagement and cost containment is advantageous in today’s business environment. Clients maysubstantially reduce healthcare costs through Deena’s advice on how to view health and wellness as abusiness strategy.Deena is also a trained mediator and can help cost effectively resolve employment and businessdisputes through in-house negotiations or through evaluative mediation. Deena’s practice focuses onrepresenting and advising small to mid-size businesses and business owners on a broad range ofbusiness issues. She is excited to advise, consult, or mediate business and employment issues, andoffer corporate trainings in employment and corporate health matters.EducationDeena was valedictorian at Kent State University, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated fromCase Western Reserve University School of Law. She attended an international public health course inSpain through Johns Hopkins University, and also completed a certification program for mediators atNorthwestern University. Contact: Deena Giordano Ullom Board term expires: (630) 428-8888 http://www.nycalaw.com
  13. 13. Karyn Glogowski Delta Dental of IllinoisGlogowski currently serves as a Vice President of Sales and Client Relations at DeltaDental of Illinois, headquartered in Naperville. She is responsible for the developmentand execution of the sales and account management strategies for the organization.Prior to joining DDIL, Glogowski was Vice President of Individual Sales for RenaissanceHealth and Life Insurance Company, where she led sales efforts for the company’svoluntary individual dental product portfolio. Glogowski held various sales and accountmanagement positions at Coventry Health Care/First Health.In her role as Vice President, Medicare for Coventry, she was instrumental in positioningCoventry as one of the top market leaders, helping to successfully launch the MedicareAdvantage product and grow its membership from infancy to 90,000 retirees in less thantwo years. Additionally, in her role as Senior Vice President, National Accounts forCoventry/First Health, she developed long-term partnerships in the business and brokercommunity and grew revenue for 12 consecutive years.Contact:Karyn Glogowski Board term expires:(630) 718-4790http://www.deltadentalil.com
  14. 14. Christina Klein Klein Hall CPAs Experience Christina Klein is one of the founding partners of Klein, Hall & Associates, LLC, with over 20 years experience in tax analysis, planning and advisory for small businesses and individuals. She has special expertise in working with the tax and accounting matters for closely held and family owned businesses, manufacturers and personal service entities. She works hand in hand with entrepreneurs in starting up new companies and the ongoing compliance they require. She also works with local attorneys providing consulting, tax planning and court testimony for clients in divorce cases. Christina designed, implemented and instructed QuickBooks and accounting courses at the College of DuPage. Christina has been published on numerous occasions in the financial sections of the Naperville Sun and Beacon News and she has been a guest speaker for the International Association of Administrative Professionals. Christina is the current Treasurer for the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and served as Board Members and Treasurer of Naperville CARES for four years. Education DeVry University – Bachelors Degree in Accountancy, – Summa Cum Laude Northern Illinois University – Masters Degree in Taxation – Magna Cum Laude Professional Memberships• Certified Public Accountant – Illinois • Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) • Naperville CARES – Former Treasurer• Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Contact: Christina Klein Board term expires: December 31, 2013 (630) 898-5578 http://www.kleinhallcpa.com/
  15. 15. Rick Lochner President RPC Leadership Associates, Inc. Rick Lochner is the President of RPC Leadership Associates, Inc. where he helps business owners, corporate and non-profit leadership teams and individual professionals make leadership a way of life. Rick Lochner is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and spent his 11-year military career leading soldiers in challenging environments around the globe. After leaving the army, he spent the next 18 years in corporate leadership positions ranging from front-line management to senior executive management. He successfully led organizations in Fortune 100 corporations and privately held entrepreneurial ventures across multiple industries both for-profit and non-profit. In addition to his undergraduate studies, Rick holds both an MS and MBA. He is a visiting professor at the Keller Graduate School of Management and Aurora University where he teaches a variety of topics including Leadership, Managing Change, and Strategic Management. Rick is the author of “The Missing Piece: Achieving Sustainable Success Through Business Alignment” as well as a contributing author to “A Common Sense Approach to Sustainability” by Tammy Kohl, both published in 2012. He gives back to the local community as a member of the Board of Directors for Literacy DuPage, the Patient Family Advisory Committee at Edward Hospital as well as the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He and his wife Colleen reside in Naperville, IL.Contact:Rick Lochner Board term expires:(630) 219-3316www.rpcleadershipassociates.com
  16. 16. Jennifer McGuffin Public Relations Manager Calamos InvestmentsJennifer McGuffin is the Public Relations Manager and Director of Investor Relations forCalamos Asset Management. Jennifer is the former editor of Naperville Magazine and taughtjournalism and English courses at North Central College in Naperville for four years.Previously, she was a television news reporter for the NBC Network’s News Channel division,WFLD-TV Fox Chicago News, Chicago Tribune-owned CLTV and World Business Reviewwith former U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger. She also served as a televisionnews writer and show producer.Jennifer began her career as a private banker for the Northern Trust Company in Chicago,serving the financial services needs of attorneys and their law firms. She earned a B.S. inMarketing and Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaignas well as a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School ofJournalism.Contact:Jennifer McGuffin Board term expires: December 31, 2013(630) 245-1780http://www.calamos.com
  17. 17. Ray McGury Executive Director Naperville Park DistrictRay McGury joined the Naperville Park District in September 2008 with more than 27 years ofcommunity leadership, education and law enforcement experience. In his role as ExecutiveDirector, Ray oversees a budget of more than $34 million and is responsible for the overallmanagement of a regular staff of 100+, and more than 1,100 seasonal employees. As the head ofthe District, he is additionally responsible for directing the operations and maintenance of morethan 130 parks and facilities across 2,500+ acres, and the offering of more that 900 recreational,arts, athletic and environmental programs for all ages.Prior to his employment at the park district, Ray served as a leading law enforcement professionalwith the Naperville Police Department for more than 20 years, retiring at the rank of police captain,and later at the Bolingbrook Police Department where he served as the Chief of Police since 2005.A recipient of numerous awards and honors, Ray has been honored by the Illinois State CrimeCommission as Police Chief of the Year and received the Medal of Honor for Bravery from theInternational Narcotics Officers’ Association. He also received th Naperville Jaycees DistinguishedService Award, the Kreml Leadership Award from Northwestern University, and many others.An involved community member, Ray has been active in the Illinois Special Olympics, the St.Baldrick’s Cure for Pediatric Cancer, Naperville Ribfest, and has been a volunteer coach for theNaperville and Bolingbrook park districts and YMCA. Additionally, he serves as an adjunctprofessor at the Center for Public Safety at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, an adjunctcriminal justice professor at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL, and an instructor for theDepartment of Homeland Security in Washington D.C.Ray holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from St. Xavier University and a Masters ofPublic Administration from Northern Illinois University. He also is a graduate of the NorthwesternUniversity School of Police Staff and Command and the Rocky Mountain Executive ManagementProgram. Contact: Ray McGury Board term expires: December 31, 2014 (630) 848-5000 http://www.napervilleparks.org
  18. 18. Chris Michalski Market President BMO Harris BankChris Michalski is the Market President for BMO Harris Bank. He is responsible fordeveloping and executing strategies to deliver the breadth of BMO Harris Bank’s retailbanking, business banking and wealth management services.His DuPage and Will County markets consist of 13 bank locations in Naperville, Bolingbrook,Glen Ellyn, Lisle, Plainfield and Wheaton. He currently sits on the Boards at the NapervilleArea Chamber of Commerce and Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry.Prior to joining BMO Harris Bank, Chris had a 20 year career with Wells Fargo & Co. wherehe was a Vice President-Regional Manager for a 10 district region in six states across theMidwest. He led design and execution of the regional vision, benchmarks, infrastructure,workflow, sales strategies, training programs, and launched new markets with rapid regionalgrowth. He championed the United Way Giving Campaign and was a board member forHabitat for Humanity.Michalski is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a B.S. degree in finance. Hecompleted the Executive Leadership Development Program at the University of NorthCarolina at Chapel Hill.Chris is a 13 year Naperville resident. He and his wife, Julie have three daughters.Contact:Chris Michalski Board term expires:(630) 420-3322http://www.harrisbank.com
  19. 19. Tom Miers President Naperville Bank & TrustTom Miers is the President of Naperville Bank & Trust, part of the WinTrust family of banks.Miers had a 28-year career with MidAmerica Bank (acquired by National City in 2007) inClarendon Hills, Illinois. In his Executive and Senior Management positions, he oversaw theoperations of the bank’s 82 retail branches, creating significant growth and development ofthe retail side of the bank’s business. Post acquisition, Miers worked with startup companiesand most recently held the interim Resource Director position for the Heritage YMCA.“Tom brings impressive credentials and the strong industry track record we sought in theleader of our Naperville branch,” said Stacey Huels, Chairman and CEO of Wheaton Bank &Trust. “His leadership skills and strategic vision played a key role in his former bank’s growthin the Illinois and Wisconsin markets. We believe him to be the perfect fit as we expand ourNaperville presence and we are thrilled to welcome him aboard.”Miers presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Heritage YMCA Group and theYMCA of the Rockies. He is the past Chairman of the Board of the Naperville Chamber ofCommerce in 1985 and Naperville YMCA and formerly sat on the Board of Directors of theEdward Hospital Foundation (Naperville) and the Indian Prairie Education Foundation. He is afounding member of the Naperville Sunrise Rotary Club and also a member of Vistage,formerly TEC International.“I am very excited to be back in the Naperville Banking community where I started mybanking career 28 years ago,” said Miers. “It is an exciting time to be joining Wintrust as weexpand in the Naperville market and I look forward to using the broad and deep capabilitiesthat Wintrust offers combined with strong community roots.”Miers is a graduate of George Williams College. He is a resident of Naperville where he haslived with his family for over 40 years.Contact:Tom Miers Board term expires: December 31, 2014(630) 848-8080http://www.banknaperville.com/
  20. 20. Tom Okarma Founder Vantage Point Tom is founder of Leaders Vantage Point; a management consulting firm serving nonprofits in the areas of board development, governance and strategy. He has been a leader both in the nonprofit world and in business and uses his experience as a former small business owner and corporate CEO to help nonprofits thrive. He is a product of the south side of Chicago and has over 30 years of varied and progressive experience in the insurance industry and the nonprofit world. Tom has been involved in various faith-based and secular nonprofits and para-church organizations, including the board of directors of Fox Valley Carpenters Place, Bright Hope, Inc., Providence International, and the People’s Resource Center, where he served as Board President. He has served in a number of volunteer and advisory roles at Willow Creek Community Church and Ginger Creek Community Church. Tom is a graduate of St. Procopius College, is married, and has two adult daughters.Contact:Tom Okarma Board term expires:(630) 707-1797http://www.leadersvantagepoint.com
  21. 21. Todd Olsen Vice President, Banking Sales Manager PNC BankTodd Olsen is Vice President for PNC Business Banking with responsibility for BusinessDevelopment in the Western and Northwestern suburbs of Chicago. In this role, Toddmanages a network of bankers responsible for developing relationships and providingfinancial services and solutions for business up to $10 Million in annual revenues.Over the last 12 years, Todd has held several senior positions in Business Banking andWholesale Banking at PNC Bank. At PNC, he has been responsible for businessdevelopment, strategic planning, financial management, credit analysis, treasurymanagement and marketing. Prior to joining PNC, Todd held a position at McDonald’sCorporation in the Accounting Center located in Oak Brook, Illinois.Todd earned his B.S. in Business Finance from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.Contact:Todd Olsen Board term expires:(630) 533-9077http://www.welcometopnc.com/
  22. 22. Mark F. Schultz, CPA Principal Dugan & Lopatka, CPA’s, P.C.Mark Schultz is a principal for the accounting and consulting firm of Dugan & Lopatka, CPAs,PC in Wheaton, Illinois. In addition to his responsibilities as head of the firm’s Audit & ReviewDepartment, Mark co-chairs the firm’s not-for-profit practice group and spearheads the firm’squality control efforts.Mark is a 1977 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University and has a master of businessadministration degree from Northern Illinois University Graduate School of Business. Hestarted his career with the accounting firm of Cliffton Gunderson in Joliet and became aCertified Public Accountant in 1979 and is a member of ICPAS and AICPA.Mark’s clients range in size from a budget of $150,000 for a small nonprofit to revenues over$100 million for privately held companies. Mark is a nationally recognized leader in theaccounting industry and has served on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’Peer Review Committee, which is responsible for setting the quality standards for the publicaccounting industry. He is also a member and past Chair of the Illinois CPA Society’s PeerReview Committee. Mark is a member of the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section,Technical Issues Committee. Mark was honored by the Illinois CPA Society on June 5, 2012with a Distinguished Service Award for his significant contributions to the public accountingindustry.He is an active speaker on various accounting and auditing topics, sits on numerous board ofdirectors, and is very active in his community of Naperville, Illinois.Contact:Mark Schultz Board term expires:(630) 665-4440http://www.duganlopatka.com/
  23. 23. Mike Squire Director, Community Development North Central CollegeMichael is Director of Community Development at North Central College where he oversees agreat team that manages the college’s Conference Services (external rentals of facilities),Community Education (no-credit classes), and Summer Camp programs, as well as various liaisonresponsibilities with many community organizations throughout the area. In addition he is amember of the school’s Crisis Task Force, Web Strategy Committee and was a committee leaderfor North Central’s 150th Anniversary Celebration in 2011. Michael was also a committee memberfor their 2012-17 Strategic Plan. He plans to complete work for his Master’s Degree inLeadership Studies in the Spring of 2013.Michael is very active in the Naperville community, regularly participating in many advisory and adhoc community based committees including the Downtown Advisory Committee, the RiverwalkCommission, the Collaborative Youth Team Partnership, and the Naperville CommunicationRoundtable. He is also active in The Rotary Club of Naperville (noon) where he chaired theVocational and the New Generations Committees. In 2012 he coordinated over 190 volunteers forSoup’s On, a Rotary event that raised over $145,000 for local charities including Loaves andFishes, Hessed House, and DuPage PADS.Prior to arriving at North Central College, Michael was Manager of Event Operations for the USSoccer Federation where he managed operational and logistical aspects for both the Men’s andWomen’s National Team. One may recognize him from his days as Director of Operations for theChicago Fire soccer team where he was an integral part of the team’s successful stay in Napervillewhile Soldier Field was being renovated.Before joining the Fire, Michael was involved in various aspects of commercial and film productionin Chicago as a location manager, location scout and even spent some time acting after goingthrough the training centers at Improv Olympic and Second City.In 2007, Michael married Anne Malone who was Marketing Coordinator for Altair Advisers apersonal investment and wealth management firm. In 2009 their daughter Catherine Grace wasborn and in 2011 Thomas Edward was born. The family lives in the Maplebrook area of Naperville. Contact: Mike Squire Board term expires: (630) 637-5559 http://www.northcentralcollege.edu
  24. 24. Mike Stengle Owner Sequoia General Contracting Corp.Michael Stengle is the owner and president of Sequoia General Contracting Corp. since2003. He has been in the commercial general contracting business since 1982, bidding andcompleting projects up to 30 million dollars in value. To date approximately 60% of Sequoia’sconstruction volume has been performed in Naperville.Sequoia is proud to have completed numerous projects at the Main Street Promenade,relocation of Oswalds Pharmacy, Anderson Book Store remodeling, Pizzeria Neo, StaplesStore on Ogden and Saints Peter and Paul Church to name a few prominent Napervillevenues. We pride ourselves on repeat clients driven by customer satisfactionMichael was selected to Naperville’s “2012 International Building Code” review committeewhere he assisted city staff in reviewing the new code changes and evaluated the impact onthe community. The new code was adopted in December of 2012.Sequoia is proud to be a charitable contributor to Naperville’s fine organizations such as KidsMatter, Naperville Heritage Society, Rotary Club Naperpalooza and many others.Michael resides in North Aurora with his business partner and wife of 23 years Beverly. Theyhave two daughters Christina 21 and Sarah 17Contact:Mike Stengle Board term expires:(630) 499-1000www.sequoiagcc.com
  25. 25. Kimberly Rodgers Business Relations Director DeSio, Franzen & Associates, Ltd.Kimberly is the Business Relations Director for De Sio, Franzen & Associates, Ltd. located inWarrenville, Illinois. De Sio, Franzen & Associates, Ltd. is a certified public accounting officefounded in 1981. The firm relocated its offices to the Warrenville/Naperville area in 2006.Kimberly is responsible for new business organization including corporations and LLCs. Shealso oversees payroll services, marketing and is responsible for client retention. Herbackground includes over 20 years of fundraising, special event planning and volunteercultivation. She worked 6 years with United Negro College Fund, 2 years with AmericanDietetic Association and has owned her own business since 2003. Her company, MarketingElements, Inc., specializes in fundraising events concentrating in the spring and summermonths.In addition to the Naperville Chamber of Commerce, Kimberly was previously a member ofthe Board of Directors for the former Warrenville Chamber of Commerce. In 2010, Kimberlywent back to finish her BA degree in Business Leadership/Management at DePaul University.Contact:Kimberly Rodgers Board term expires:(630) 657-1813http://www.tax-guys.com
  26. 26. Adam Russo Edgewood Clinical Services Adam Russo, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is the Chairman and CEO of Edgewood Clinical Services, and has been providing counseling to children, adolescents, and adults since 1998. He received his BA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, and his Master of Social Work degree from Smith College School of Social Work in Northampton, MA. Adam has formerly served as an administrator at local residential facilities for adolescents. Adam founded Edgewood Clinical Services in 2004 with the goal of providing quality clinical counseling services to Naperville and the surrounding communities. Edgewood has grown exponentially in size over the years to now having almost 30 employees. Edgewood has expanded their service provision to include Diagnostic Assessments, Groups, and Workshops. Edgewood has a formal business partnership with Naperville District 203, and is active with other local community groups with a focus on serving kids and families. Adam currently serves as the President of the Valley View Advocacy Youth Council. Adam currently is engaged in the Naperville Chamber by being involved with the Speakers Bureau, a member of Lead Team 3 and the co-chair of the HealthCare Team.Contact:Adam Russo Board term expires:(630) 428-7890http://www.edgewoodclinicalservices.com