• President's Council

    The President's Council is a group of distinguished advisors from diverse backgrounds who have volunteered their time to counsel the president on a full range issues.
    Dean Kelley
    Abbott Land and Investment, President
    Jaclyn Kator
    AT&T, Director - External Affairs
    Dan Olsem
    Crown Community Development, VP Engineering and Construction
    Carol Gieske
    Elgin Area Chamber, President & CEO
    David Kaptain
    Elgin City Council, Mayor
    David Sam
    Elgin Community College, President
    Mike Higgins
    Elgin Sweeper Company, Vice President & General Manager
    Rick Jakle
    Chamber Friends, President
    David Rock
    IHC Construction Companies, LLC, President
    Jeffrey Sanfilippo
    John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., CEO
    Mark Sieron
    Middleby Marshall Inc, President
    David Nissen
    Mueller & Co LLP, Managing Partner
    Karen Gustafson
    Nicor Gas
    Tony Sanders
    School District U-46, Superintendent
    Mark Seigle
    Seigle's Cabinet Center, President
    Mike Shales
    Shales McNutt Construction, Partner/CFO
    David Patzelt
    Sho-Deen, Inc.
    David Bear
    McDonald's - The Bear Family Restaurants, President
    William Hoffer
    Hoffer Plastics Corporation, President
    Ian Lamp
    Lamp Incorporated, President
    Vaughn Kuerschner
    Waste Management of Illinois, Inc., Community Relations Dir.
    Mike Bilyk
    American NTN Bearing Manufacturing Corp., President
    Leslie Maloney
    Chase Card Services, Exec Dir Fraud Prevention
    Jim Companik
    Motorola Solutions, Plant Manager, Dir of Manufacturing
  • SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest

    In response to a request by Governor Pritzker, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued a disaster declaration, making low-interest loans available to cover uninsured or underinsured losses related to civil unrest. Anyone affected by these events – homeowners or renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations – is eligible to apply.

    How To Apply

    U.S. SBA Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans

    News Release




  • We're so proud to be a member of this community, and enormously appreciative of the hard work the chamber has done to help local businesses. You're an invaluable resource, and one we're thankful for! Midwest Bone & Joint Institute 

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