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

Ruth Colby

Ruth Colby

Chair

President & CEO
Silver Cross Hospital

Lydia Garvey

Lydia Garvey

Immediate Past Chair

Vice President/General Manager
Hollywood Casino Joliet

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

Tanya Bryja

Tanya Bryja

Executive Committee Member

Refinery Manager
ExxonMobil Joliet Refinery

Executive Committee Member

Ascension Saint Joseph – Joliet

Rocky Caylor

Rocky Caylor

Executive Committee Member

President
Cadence Premier Logistics

Dr. Mimi Cowan

Dr. Mimi Cowan

Executive Committee Member

Will County Board Speaker

Edward J. Dollinger

Edward J. Dollinger

Executive Committee Member

Financial Advisor
Edward Jones Investments

Ragan Freitag Pattison

Ragan Freitag Pattison

Executive Committee Member

Director, State and Local Government Market
Wight & Company

Doc Gregory

Doc Gregory

Executive Committee Member

President, Will & Grundy Counties Building Trades Council

Dr. Arvid C. Johnson

Dr. Arvid C. Johnson

Executive Committee Member

President
University of St. Francis

Daniel Malinowski, P.E.

Daniel Malinowski, P.E.

Executive Committee Member

Joliet Office Manager / Engineering Manager II
Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc.

Dr. Clyne Namuo

Dr. Clyne Namuo

Executive Committee Member

President
Joliet Junior College

Robert O'Dekirk

Robert O'Dekirk

Executive Committee Member

Mayor
City of Joliet

Doug Pryor

Doug Pryor

Executive Committee Member

President & CEO
Will County CED

Mike Scudder

Mike Scudder

Executive Chairman

Chief Executive Officer
Old National Bank

Rodney Tonelli, AICP

Rodney Tonelli, AICP

Executive Committee Member

President
Ruettiger, Tonelli & Assoc.

Meet Our Board of Directors

Ryan Wilson

Board of Directors

Manager, Economic Development
Amazon

Bruce Christian

Board of Directors

CEO
Advent Health Bolingbrook Hospital

Jeff Adducci

Board of Directors

Director, External Affairs
AT&T Illinois

Eric Pitcher

Board of Directors

Regional Manager of Economic Development
BNSF Railway Company

Mike Nolan

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President and Commercial Market President
Busey Bank

Carmine Bottigliero

Board of Directors

Vice President, Development
CenterPoint Properties

Dennis Willig

Board of Directors

Vice President & General Manager
CITGO Lemont Refinery

Steven Streit

Board of Directors

Mayor
City of Lockport

Sean McCarthy

Board of Directors

Regional Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives
Comcast

John J. McCann

Board of Directors

Senior Manager-Economic Development
ComEd – An Exelon Company

Taivo Tammaru

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President
Clarius Partners

Jeff Lanaghan

Board of Directors

Senior Vice President / Partner, Midwest Region
Clayco/CRG

Greg Gugle

Board of Directors

Braidwood Site Vice President
Constellation – Braidwood Station

Jim Testin

Board of Directors

Development Manager
Cullinan Properties, Ltd.

Board of Directors

DuPont

Debbie Lucas

Board of Directors

Senior Sales Executive
Dynegy/Vistra Energy

Charles J. Gallagher

Board of Directors

President
Gallagher Asphalt

Dr. Cheryl Green

Board of Directors

President
Governors State University

Howard J. Hamilton

Board of Directors

President
Hamilton Consulting Engineers, Inc.

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

Thomas Kentner

Board of Directors

Vice President
Heartland Bank and Trust

Steve Vanisko

Board of Directors

Publisher
Herald-News, Morris Herald-News

Bart Hill

Board of Directors

Industrial Facilities Practice Lead
Vice President
HDR Engineering

Marco Loureiro

Board of Directors

Vice President- Director of Operations
Jacobs

Dr. Jerry Bell

Board of Directors

President
JBJ Business Group Inc.

Kyle J. Schuhmacher

Board of Directors

President
Ketone Partners

Patrick Brosnan

Board of Directors

President & CEO
Legat Architects

Jason Markowicz

Board of Directors

Commercial Real Estate Broker
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

David Surina

Board of Directors

Regional Manager, Community Affairs
NICOR

Board of Directors

Northshore-Edward Elmhurst Health

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 Transit

Gerald Sullivan

Board of Directors

Principal, Managing Broker
PW Commercial Real Estate

Diane Nowaczyk

Board of Directors

Campus Director – Joliet & Romeoville
Rasmussen University

Aaron Fundich

Board of Directors

CEO
Robinson Engineering

Dan Roebke

Board of Directors

CFO
Rush Intermodal, Inc.

Lindsay Pelletier

Board of Directors

Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital

Nick Weis

Board of Directors

Managing Broker
Suburban Real Estate

Zachary Pucel

Board of Directors

Assistant Vice President
TranSystems

Cesar Cardenas

Board of Directors

President
Unidos Marketing Network

Board of Directors

Union Pacific Railroad

Peter March

Board of Directors

Mayor, Village of Peotone

Meet Our Advisory Board Members

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

Ben Stortz

Advisory Board Member

Chairman of the Board
Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Advisory Board Member

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

Shawn Walsh

Advisory Board Member

Regional Superintendent of Schools
Will County Regional Office of Education

Kamala Martinez

Advisory Board Member

President & CEO
United Way of Will County