Mazade Named Private Sector Co-Chair of Choose DuPage Economic Development Alliance Board

Choose DuPage announced that Glenn Mazade, Senior Vice President of Former National Bank, has been named Private Sector Co-Chair of the Choose DuPage Economic Development Alliance, joining DuPage County Council Chairman and Sector Co-Chair. audience Dan Cronin. Mazade will serve as the elected private sector co-chair for a two-year term.

“There are nearly 90,000 businesses in DuPage County representing nearly 620,000 jobs. Having an organization like Choose DuPage that is focused on retaining and expanding these businesses, while attracting new businesses, is critical to the success of DuPage County,” Mazade said. “I am proud to work alongside public and private sector leaders to advance DuPage County as a premier global place of business.”

Mazade has worked for Old National Bank since 2019. Based in the Westmont office, he focuses on helping closely held family businesses and organizations achieve their financial goals. In addition to his involvement with Choose DuPage, Mazade serves on the board of Metropolitan Family Services and co-chair of the Woodridge Neighbors Helping Neighbors Disaster Recovery organization.

“As the Public Sector Co-Chair of Choose DuPage, I am pleased to work with Glenn Mazade to support economic growth in our region. Glenn has demonstrated his commitment to Choose DuPage and our economic development efforts for many years, including being fully involved in our Small Business Assistance Programs and strategic planning. Glenn’s knowledge and experience will be a great asset to Choose DuPage and will greatly benefit our business and government partners,” said Dan Cronin, Chairman of the Board. of DuPage County and Public Sector Co-Chair of Choose DuPage.

Mazade assumes the position of co-chairman of the private sector following Hugh Elliott, principal shareholder of Dugan & Lopatka CPAs. Elliott served as Private Sector Co-Chair for two years from 2020 to 2022.

In addition to Mazade being named Private Sector Co-Chair, PowerForward DuPage’s Karyn Charvat was named Private Sector Vice President; Mike Roth of Ice Miller LLP was named secretary; and Suzanne Pittacora of Corterra Solutions was named Treasurer.

Choose DuPage is the regional economic development organization for DuPage County, Illinois. A public/private partnership, Choose DuPage is dedicated to advancing DuPage County as a premier global business location. Geographically desirable and blessed with a highly skilled workforce, DuPage County offers a diverse economy, friendly business climate, and substantial transportation network. Choose DuPage leverages these advantages to retain and attract businesses, support local economic development efforts, and address policy issues critical to business needs. For more information, visit www.choosedupage.com.

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