Board of Directors

Our Board Members are residents, business owners, community and state leaders, and hard-working contributors of DuPage County. Together they work tirelessly behind the scenes championing DuPage CVB and advocating for our communities. 

Executive Officers

  • Chairman: Larry Forssberg, Westmont Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
  • Treasurer: Nathan Karsten, Vinayaka Hospitality


Presidential Advisory Committee

  • Mike Feigenbaum
  • Jonathan Stein, Inland Real Estate Commercial Brokerage


Board Members

  • Nicole Aranas, Village of Lombard
  • Greg Bedalov, Choose DuPage
  • Robert Brand, Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook
  • Mayor David Brummel, City of Warrenville
  • Amy Chavez, Chair, Economic Development Committee, DuPage County Board 
  • Village President Frank DeSimone, Village of Bensenville 
  • Eric Ertmoed, Village of Lisle
  • Brett Hintz, Puttshack
  • Michael Jacobson, Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA)
  • Diana Martinez, McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage
  • Tonya Parravano, Andrew's Garden Wheaton
  • Alderman Robert Rada, City of Oakbrook Terrace
  • Kassondra Schref, City of Elmhurst
  • Mark Stangle, Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago - Burr Ridge
  • Ed Stevenson, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
  • Joseph Tota, Tapville Social | Eatery & Self-Pour
  • Dick Turner, Le Méridien Chicago - Oakbrook Center
  • Mayor Richard Veenstra, Village of Addison
  • Evan Walter, Village of Burr Ridge