West Suburban Chamber elects new leaders
New leadership team for the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Updated: March 15, 2013 6:03AM
The West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed new members and elected new officers recently.
New board members are James Kucera, Mario Fotino and Allison Muzal.
Kucera of LaGrange Park was raised in Brookfield amidst the work of two family-operated businesses and graduated from Lyons Township High School and DePaul University, Chicago.
Muzal is the president and owner of SBI Financial Services, Inc. A longtime resident of Westchester, she holds an accounting degree and master’s in business adminsitration from DePaul University, Chicago.
Fotino grew up in LaGrange Park where he is owner and business director of Impact Dance Studio. He serves on the LaGrange Park Zoning Board and is running for village trustee. He also is vice president of the La Grange Business Association, has been a vital member of the Chamber’s Legislative Affairs and Ambassador committees.
Newly elected board President Dan Halm has long been in service to the Chamber. He is co-owner of the family business Comprehensive Roof Maintenance. Halm was raised in La Grange, graduated from Lyons Township High School, and received his degree from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio.
Other returning board members are Paul Guagenti of Republic Bank, Cathy Hunkeler of First National Bank of La Grange, Katrina Ladyga of Coldwell Banker La Grange, Catherine LaBelle of Baird & Warner, Martin Scott of the village of Western Springs, Bridgette Letizia of The Greater La Grange YMCA, Todd Hale of La Grange Country Club, and Stephen Pleimling of the WSCCI Foundation.
The Executive Board is led by Halm with 1st Vice President Ken Grunke of Aging Care Connections, 2nd Vice President Brian Doruff of MB Financial Bank - LaGrange Park, Treasurer Mike Cusick of Helping Hand Rehabilitation Center, Secretary Michele Johann of Green Promoting, Immediate Past President Ed Gervain of Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Member at Large Beth McCormack of Express Employment Professionals.~.