CED Board of Directors

The Will County CED is governed by an Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Advisory Board The Board meets monthly to review, learn about and take action on Economic Development related issues impacting Will County’s economic future and quality of life.

The Board is the policy making body of the organization. The annual Work Plan of the Will County CED is approved by its Board of Directors. The Board members serve in a liaison and general communications role to the general membership and provide leadership and support to the officers in carrying out the objectives of the CED.

Meet Our Executive Committee

Dr. Arvid C. Johnson

Dr. Arvid C. Johnson

Chair

President
University of St. Francis

Robert F. Filotto

Robert F. Filotto

Treasurer

Owner/CPA
Filotto Professional Services

Dr. David Livingston

Dr. David Livingston

Past Chair

President
Lewis University

George F. Mahoney III

George F. Mahoney III

Corporate Legal Counsel

Partner
Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

Executive Committee Member

County Executive
Will County

Rocky Caylor

Rocky Caylor

Executive Committee Member

President
Cadence Premier Logistics

Edward J. Dollinger

Edward J. Dollinger

Executive Committee Member

Financial Advisor
Edward Jones Investments

Ragan Freitag Pattison

Ragan Freitag Pattison

Executive Committee Member

Director of Business Development
Harbour Contractors

Doc Gregory

Doc Gregory

Executive Committee Member

President, Will & Grundy Counties Building Trades Council

Daniel Malinowski, P.E.

Daniel Malinowski, P.E.

Executive Committee Member

Business Development Manager
Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc.

Dr. Clyne Namuo

Dr. Clyne Namuo

Executive Committee Member

President
Joliet Junior College

Terry D’Arcy

Terry D’Arcy

Executive Committee Member

Mayor
City of Joliet

Open Seat

BNSF Railway Company

Caroline Portlock

Caroline Portlock

Executive Committee Member

Director
Workforce Investment Board of Will County

Doug Pryor

Doug Pryor

Executive Committee Member

President & CEO
Will County CED

Mike Scudder

Mike Scudder

Retired Executive Chairman

Executive Chairman
Old National Bank

Ben Riser

Ben Riser

Executive Committee Member

Manager, ExxonMobil Joliet Refinery

Michael Mutterer

Michael Mutterer

Executive Committee Member

Interim President & CEO, Silver Cross Hospital

Meet Our Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Ascension Saint Joseph – Joliet

Kyle DeGiulio

Board of Directors

Manager, Economic Development Policy
Amazon

Sam Balark

Board of Directors

Director, External Affairs
AT&T Illinois

Mike Nolan

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President and Commercial Market President
Busey Bank

Kevin Donahue

Board of Directors

Manager, State & Local Government Affairs
Canadian National

Carmine Bottigliero

Board of Directors

Vice President, Development
CenterPoint Properties

James Cristman

Board of Directors

Vice President & General Manager
CITGO Lemont Refinery

Steven Streit

Board of Directors

Mayor
City of Lockport

Taivo Tammaru

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President
Clarius Partners

Mary Person

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President, Public-Private Initiatives
Clayco

David Pietryla

Board of Directors

Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs
Comcast

John J. McCann

Board of Directors

Economic and Business Development Manager
ComEd – An Exelon Company

Nick Moran

Board of Directors

Vice President, Commercial Banking, Will County Market Lead
Commerce Bank

Greg Gugle

Board of Directors

Braidwood Site Vice President
Constellation – Braidwood Station

Jim Testin

Board of Directors

Development Manager
Cullinan Properties, Ltd.

Gerald Sullivan

Board of Directors

Principal, Managing Broker
DarwinPW-Corfac International

Donald Thompson

Board of Directors

Plant Manager
DuPont

Debbie Lucas

Board of Directors

Senior Sales Executive
Dynegy/Vistra Energy

Scott Carlos

Board of Directors

Assistant Vice President,
Endeavor Health System

Howard J. Hamilton

Board of Directors

President
Environmental Design International, Inc.

Jon Gallagher

Board of Directors

Vice President of Pre-Construction
Gallagher Asphalt

Dr. Cheryl Green

Board of Directors

President
Governors State University

Mark G. Thompson

Board of Directors

Vice President and Senior Project Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Rachael Bartolini

Board of Directors

Senior VP and General Manager
Harrah’s Joliet Casino & Hotel

Art Zakharov

Board of Directors

Owner,
IGT Logistics

Brendon Daly

Board of Directors

Regional Industrial Business Development Lead
HDR

Thomas Kentner

Board of Directors

Vice President
Heartland Bank and Trust

Steve Vanisko

Board of Directors

Publisher
Herald-News, Morris Herald-News

Michael Thoma

Board of Directors

Vice President,
Hollywood Casino Joliet

Jim Rink

Board of Directors

Founder, Owner
Integrity 360 Leadership (i360L)

Sharon Jean-Baptiste

Board of Directors

Vice President, Midwest US P & PS Operations
Jacobs

Dr. Jerry Bell

Board of Directors

President
JBJBusinessGroup Inc.

Kyle J. Schuhmacher

Board of Directors

President
Ketone Partners

Nate Baguio

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President of Commercial Development
Lion Electric Co.

Jeff Bennett

Board of Directors

Founder, Owner
McColly Bennett Commercial Advantage

Christine Uram

Board of Directors

Regional Market President
Midland States Bank

Adam Roth

Board of Directors

Executive Vice President
NAI Hiffman

Marie LaPorte

Board of Directors

Vice President Operations
NICOR

Steve Marchio

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President,
Regional Manager – Commercial Lending Group
Old Second National Bank

Elizabeth Gonzalez

Board of Directors

Community Relations Representative – External Relations
Pace Suburban Bus

Dr. Michael Anthony

Board of Directors

President
Prairie State College

Aaron Fundich

Board of Directors

CEO
Robinson Engineering

Nick Weis

Board of Directors

Managing Broker
Suburban Real Estate

Zachary Pucel

Board of Directors

Assistant Vice President
TranSystems

Kenneth Rose

Board of Directors

President/CEO,
UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Bolingbrook

Cesar Cardenas

Board of Directors

Owner
Unidos Marketing Network

Tom Evenson

Board of Directors

Senior Director of Public Affairs
Union Pacific Railroad

Peter March

Board of Directors

Mayor, Village of Peotone

Clarence “CC” DeBold

Board of Directors

Mayor, Village of Shorewood

Jim Mark

Board of Directors

Managing Director, Private Markets, and Chief Strategy Officer
Wight & Company

Judy Ogalla

Board of Directors

Speaker,
Will County Board

Mike Mahoney

Board of Directors

Chief of Staff,
Will County Executive’s Office

Brian Hopkins

Board of Directors

President,
Window World

John Karabis

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President – Old Plank Trail Community Bank
A Wintrust Community Bank

Meet Our Advisory Board Members

Christopher Parker

Advisory Board Member

President
African American Business Association of Will County

Brian S. McDaniel

Advisory Board Member

Executive Director
The American Red Cross of the Illinois River Valley

Rick Kwasneski

Advisory Board Member

Executive Director
Joliet Arsenal Development Authority

Alex Páramo

Advisory Board Member

Founder & President
Joliet Latino Economic Development Association

Kristen Hamilton

Advisory Board Member

Chairman of the Board
Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Amanda Burns

Advisory Board Member

Association Executive Director
Three Rivers Association of Realtors

Thomas A. White

Advisory Board Member

Executive Director
Three Rivers Construction Alliance

Mark Schneidewind

Advisory Board Member

Manager
Will County Farm Bureau

Missey Schumacher

Advisory Board Member

Will County Governmental League

Caroline Portlock

Advisory Board Member

Director
Workforce Investment Board of Will County

Sarah Oprzedek

Advisory Board Member

President & CEO
United Way of Will County