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Meet Chicago Northwest announces New Board Chair for 2016-2017

3a44c35-2Andy-John G. Kalkounos to serve as Board Chair of Chicago Northwest’s official destination marketing organization

Meet Chicago Northwest, the official destination marketing organization promoting and selling the Chicago Northwest region announces that Andy-John G. Kalkounos has been appointed Board Chair for 2016 – 2017. He has served on the tourism organization’s Board of Directors since 2011 also serving on the Executive Committee as Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect.

Kalkounos is owner – partner in Chicago Prime Italian and Chicago Prime Steakhouse restaurants – both located in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Meet Chicago Northwest’s Officers and Board of Directors for 2016- 2017:

Chair Andy-John G. Kalkounos Chicago Prime Restaurants
Treasurer Brett Hintz Topgolf
Secretary Mike Burton Westin Chicago Northwest
Vice-Chair Julie Berry Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Vice-Chair Patton Feichter Village of Elk Grove
Vice-Chair Heather Lloyd Woodfield Mall
President Dave Parulo Meet Chicago Northwest


Christina Anderson-Heller Lynfred Winery
Suzie Bassi City of Rolling Meadows
Carol Blackwood Village of Arlington Heights
Ed Cage City of Wood Dale
Dr. Kenneth Ender Harper College
Sonia Hagopian Mortons Schaumburg
Richard Hulse Chicago Marriott Schaumburg
Joe Keefe Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Mayor Al Larson Village of Schaumburg
Shirlanne Lemm GOA Regional Business Association
Jim Marino Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
Frank Madaras Village of Itasca
Daryl Saylor Chick-Fil-A Restaurants
Howard Sudberry Arlington International Racecourse
Mike Szudarski Embassy Suites Schaumburg
Chuck Valenti DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-Arlington Heights

About Meet Chicago Northwest

Meet Chicago Northwest is the official destination marketing organization for the Chicago Northwest region. We proudly promote the communities of Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood and Wood Dale to make a positive economic impact through tourism.

Media Contact:
Dave Parulo, President
Meet Chicago Northwest

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