Business Development Commission 

The 25 member Schaumburg Business Development Commission meets on a monthly basis to discuss economic development issues and get updates on issues affecting the business community. The Schaumburg Business Development Commission features a business each month as part of the business retention program to educate the community about the business and to recognize the contribution the business has made to Schaumburg. The Commission seeks to:

  • Promote the industrial and commercial development of the village
  • Serve as ambassadors to the business community
  • Gather information, inform the public as to the benefits of the village, and makes recommendations to the Village President and Village Board regarding development incentives 

The members of the Schaumburg Business Development Commission are:

  • Chairperson Lisa Timbo, Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
  • J.P. "Skip" Barchfield, Northwest Flyers, Inc.
  • Mark Battista, Rohrman Auto Group
  • Dan Benassi, Entre Commercial Realty
  • Gary Bublitz, Alfred Campanelli YMCA
  • Brian Burke, Links Technology Solutions, Inc.
  • Charles Cimorelli, Inland Commercial
  • Teresa Faidley, Schaumburg Bank & Trust
  • Tim Gerhardt, Allpoints, Inc.
  • David Gott, Woodfield Mall
  • Kaili Harding, Schaumburg Business Association
  • Steven Hovany, Strategy Planning Associates.
  • Jim Idstein, Kayhan International
  • George Kalkounos, Chicago Prime Steakhouse
  • Buddy Knipfer, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
  • Tony LaFrenere, Schaumburg Park District
  • Mimi Landwer, MKL Computer Media/PrePress Electronics, Inc.
  • Leo Lenaghan, Dearborn Construction & Development
  • Lawrence Mazzeffi, Mazzeffi & Company
  • Candace Milstein, Wyatt Austin Jewelers
  • Mark Mrozinski, William Rainey Harper College
  • Joel Regier, American Chartered Bank
  • John Rippinger, Rippinger Financial Group
  • Tom Rivera, Tom Rivera & Associates
  • Sandra Westlund-Deenihan, Quality Float Works

If you have any questions, please contact Matt Frank, Assistant Director of Community Development/Economic Development Manager, at 847.923.3853.

101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193-1899
P: 847.895.4500

Dial 311 for non-emergency requests