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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:

ChairAndy-John G. KalkounosChicago Prime Restaurants
TreasurerBrett HintzTopgolf
SecretaryMike BurtonWestin Chicago Northwest
Vice-ChairJulie BerryEaglewood Resort & Spa
Vice-ChairPatton FeichterVillage of Elk Grove
Vice-ChairHeather LloydWoodfield Mall
PresidentDave ParuloMeet Chicago Northwest


Christina Anderson-HellerLynfred Winery
Suzie BassiCity of Rolling Meadows
Carol BlackwoodVillage of Arlington Heights
Ed CageCity of Wood Dale
Dr. Kenneth EnderHarper College
Sonia HagopianMortons Schaumburg
Richard HulseChicago Marriott Schaumburg
Joe KeefeMetropolis Performing Arts Centre
Mayor Al LarsonVillage of Schaumburg
Shirlanne LemmGOA Regional Business Association
Jim MarinoHyatt Regency Schaumburg
Frank MadarasVillage of Itasca
Daryl SaylorChick-Fil-A Restaurants
Howard SudberryArlington International Racecourse
Mike SzudarskiEmbassy Suites Schaumburg
Chuck ValentiDoubleTree 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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