• Board Members

  • Richard Brink  |  Chairman
    Hilton Lisle/Naperville & Allgauer’s Restaurant

    A native of the western suburbs, Richard Brink joined the Hilton Lisle/Naperville in 1996 as Assistant General Manager following an extensive career in hospitality and hotel management.  He was promoted to General Manager in 2002 and has been at the helm of the Hilton Lisle/Naperville & Allgauer’s Restaurant ever since.  The Hilton has proudly served the Lisle area award winning service and hospitality for over 40 years.

  • Paula Gleason  |  Treasurer
    Bensidoun U.S.A.

    University of Toledo graduate and ten-year member of the Lisle Chamber, Paula has volunteered on many committees and events.  Currently, Paula serves as chairperson of the Ambassador Committee and the annual Dinner Dance Committee.  Paula also serves on the West Suburban Community Pantry Board of Directors and several of their committees, as well as serving as the Recording Secretary for the Green Trails Improvement Association.  Paula is a Bensidoun USA Supervisor of the summer outdoor French Markets in Lisle and Western Springs and the year-round indoor Chicago French Market.  Paula is the Marketing Manager at the certified public accounting firm JCMP & Associates, P.C.

  • Mike Toohey  |  Chair Elect
    Lisle Park District

    Mike Toohey, Superintendent of Recreation. I have served as Superintendent of Recreation with the Lisle Park District since 2007. One of the things I love about Lisle is the cooperation between the businesses community, the Village, School District and Park District. As a Chamber Board Member, I will ensure that the tradition of unity continues. I look forward to working with all the members to ensure that the tradition of working together continues.

  • Tom Reif  |  Past Chair
    Hallberg Commercial & Benefit Solutions

    Tom is a long time resident of Naperville with a strong sense of hard-work and family. With 20+ years working with Hallberg Commercial Business & Group Health Insurance, Tom has had the opportunity to work with hundreds of Lisle Area residents and business owners finding solutions for any of their insurance needs. Being the father of teenage triplets, Tom enjoys spending his free time sharing their enthusiasm for school, sports and local activities with them.

  • Kitty Murphy  |  Executive Board
    The Nook

    Kitty is a small business owner of  The Nook: What’s Old Is New Again! This “trip back in time” store is a great destination place in downtown Lisle. We feature Petersen’s ice cream, an 18’ Wall-O-Candy, gourmet popcorn, coffee and espresso drinks, greeting cards, board games, plenty of seating... and now something that compliments our old-fashioned charm! The Nook now features a beautiful, and affordable selection of yarn, and supplies for knitting and crocheting. We even offer crochet/knitting classes. So, if you are nearby, stop in for an ice cream, coffee, espresso, some great candy, maybe play a board game or two, or just come to sit and knit or crochet with some friends at The Nook; a fun, safe gathering place for kids and families!

  • Patrick Boland  |  General Counsel
    Momkus McCluskey, LLC

    Patrick Boland is an associate with Momkus McCluskey, LLC. As a firm, Momkus McCluskey, LLC is committed to promoting and protecting the interests of their clients. Patrick’s areas of practice include commercial/business litigation and general civil litigation.

  • Jim Harkness  |  General Counsel
    Momkus McCluskey, LLC

    Jim is a litagator with Momkus McCluskey, LLC located in Lisle. He is the Lisle Area Chambers General Counsel, ex officio member.

  • Mark Acquaviva
    Performance Merchant Services, LLC

    Performance Merchant Services, LLC achieves results with our focus on understanding the needs of our clients, recommending the best solution and executing with exceptional customer service. We are committed to finding opportunities for you to reduce costs, save time and increase profits.

  • Michael Higgins

    Molex is a leading one-source supplier of interconnect products. Our team of highly skilled experts is focused on the design, development and distribution of innovative product solutions that touch virtually every walk of life. Our portfolio is among the world’s most extensive, with over 100,000 reliable products, including everything from electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnects to switches and application tooling.

  • Peter James

    College of DuPage

    Peter is an Assistant Professor in the Business, Management and Marketing Department at the College of DuPage. His primary focus is that of Entrepreneurship in which he teaches classes, advises the Entrepreneurship Club (CODEC) and is the faculty lead for the Emerging Entrepreneurs (E2) program on campus. Originally from New York City, his military, corporate and academic careers have taken him all over the U.S., various countries with a final stop in Downers Grove. In addition to teaching, Peter is passionate about coaching and helping individuals overcome obstacles in order to achieve their business and career goals. 

  • Julie LaFond
    St. Joan of Arc

    Julie is a retired junior high school teacher of 27 years at St. Joan of Arc School in Lisle.  Julie is very happy to to be involved  in the chamber since her retirement.  She enjoys the events, committees and supporting local chamber businesses.

  • Liz O'Toole
    WFH Enterprises, Inc.

    Liz O’Toole is the owner of WFH Enterprises, Inc. which is a company that specializes in Commercial/Home Flooring & More.  It is a family owned and operated corporation that has been in business since 1986. We specialize in offering our clients comprehensive high-quality, residential and commercial remodeling products and services.

  • Susan Ross
    The Morton Arboretum

    Susan is Assistant to the President at The Morton Arboretum, an outdoor museum of trees on 1,700 acres.  She has been associated with Lisle since attending Benedictine University as a literature/communications major, then spending the first half of her career as an editor at a telecommunications training center before finding her way to the Arboretum.  There she works to carry out its mission to save and plant trees through living collections and programs in education, scientific research, and visitor services – all for the benefit of a greener, healthier, more beautiful world. She is also the chair for the chamber Program Committee.

  • Mayor Joseph Broda  |  EX OFFICIOVillage of Lisle

    Joe Broda, the longest, continuously serving public official in Lisle history, became a Trustee in 1986 and Mayor in 2001.  During his 26 year tenure, the Village of Lisle has undergone significant positive redevelopment and transformation.  Mayor Broda is a Past President of the DuPage Mayors and Managers Association and an Illinois Municipal League Board Member. He and his family have been Lisle residents for more than 30 years. He has a genuine love for this community and considers it a great honor to be Mayor. 

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