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Meet Chicago Northwest announces Officers and Board of Directors for 2018-2019

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

Schaumburg, IL (August 13, 2018) – Meet Chicago Northwest, the official destination marketing organization promoting and selling the Chicago Northwest region announces the 2018-2019 Officers and Board of Directors elected at the bureau’s annual meeting on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

Andy-John G. Kalkounos has been re-appointed Board Chair for 2018 – 2019. 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.

Officers and Board of Directors for 2018-2019

Chair Andy-John G. Kalkounos
Chicago Prime Restaurants
Treasurer Heather Lloyd
Woodfield Mall
Secretary Shirlanne Lemm
GOA Regional Business Association
Vice-Chair Patton Feichter
Village of Elk Grove
Vice-Chair Joe Keefe
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Vice-Chair Dieter Heigl
Renaissance Schaumburg
Convention Center Hotel
Past-Chair Brett Hintz
President Dave Parulo
Meet Chicago Northwest

Skip Adams, Hyatt Regency Schaumburg Chicago
Christina Anderson-Heller, Lynfred Winery
Suzie Bassi, City of Rolling Meadows
Ed Cage, City of Wood Dale
Dr. Kenneth Ender, Harper College
Sonia Hagopian, Morton’s The Steakhouse Schaumburg
Matthew Kramer, Doubletree by Hilton Schaumburg & Wood Dale
Mayor Al Larson, Village of Schaumburg
Frank Madaras, Village of Itasca
Jamil Rathore, Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village
Daryl Saylor, Chick-fil-A Restaurants
John Scaletta, Village of Arlington Heights
Jeremy Schaeffer, Westin Chicago Northwest
Pratik Trivedi, Trivedi Hospitality Group
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.

More information about the Meet Chicago Northwest is available at or by calling 847-490-1010.

Media Contact
Dave Parulo, President
Meet Chicago Northwest
1933 N. Meacham Road, Suite 210
Schaumburg, IL 60173

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