I have 8 years experience on the McHenry City Council, during that time I have been a member of the Parks and Recreation committee and chairman of the Finance and Personnel committee. I am currently Vice President of the Marian Central Catholic HS Alumni Association and have been an active member and former president for over 12 years. I have been chairman of the annual fund drive at Marian Central that raises financial aid for students in need. I am an active member of the Catholic Order of Foresters Ct. 594, which raises funds and provides community service for local schools, food pantry, veterans clubs and churches. I’m currently a member of school/church building and grounds committee. I am former Vice President and current member of the McHenry Riverwalk Foundation. I volunteer as coach for McHenry Area Soccer Federation, McHenry Pigtail League, McHenry Baseball Association, Montini School, McHenry Instructional Basketball and MACS basketball. I’m a self employed, sales representative to the industrial supplies, facilities maintenance and foodservice industry with a local office in my McHenry home. I have a degree in business administration and marketing from Carthage College, plus over 25 years experience in business, marketing and sales management.
I am an active member in my community and often participate in community events such as Fiesta Days, fairs in Memorial Park, and church events. I have been a parishioner at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church my entire life and know the community of McHenry well. I am actively involved in measures to better educate secondary students to prepare them for post-graduate success whether it be in the workforce or higher education. In addition, I am continually collaborating successfully with community members and educators which benefit me as a candidate through my mediating abilities in administrative circumstances.