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Board of Directors

Vision Statement:

Our Chamber ... the business force and foundation connecting the community through integrity, leadership, value, growth, and service.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce is to create value and opportunity for our members with the belief that a positive business climate is an integral part of a healthy community.

The governing and policy making responsibilities of the Chamber are vested in the Board of Directors in accordance with the Chamber Bylaws. The Board controls the Chamber’s property, is responsible for its finances and directs its affairs. The Board is composed of 21 members, consisting of 15 regular Directors, and six at large Directors.

Board Meeting Minutes (Fiscal Year 2023 - 2024)

Board of Directors:

Mike Wheeland · Social Indoor · Chairman of the Board

Mike Wheeland
Board Chair
Social Indoor

Eric Beier · First Institute ·  Vice Chair

Eric Beier
Vice Chair
First Institute

Kathryn I. Martens (KIM) · Member Emeritus · Ambassador Division Chair

Kathryn I. Martens
Treasurer/Finance Division Chair
Member Emeritus

Ken Pringle · CPR Finance & Associates, LLC ·
Former Chairman of the Board

Ken Pringle
Past Board Chair
CPR Finance 

Michael Buchanan
Northwestern Medicine 
Pierre Garcia · Crystal Lake Bank & Trust, N.A.
Cameron Hubbard · Exemplar Financial Network

Cameron Hubbard
Business Dev Vice Chair
Exemplar Financial Network

Leah Jackson
Leah Jackson
AmeriFinancial Home Mortgage, Inc
Lisa Karlov · Copper Bottom Inc. · Treasurer/Finance Chair
Lisa Karlov
Bottom Inc.
Jeff Lord

Jeff Lord
Young Professionals Chair
Edward Jones

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Andrea Marquez
Fischer Advisors
Stacy Brown · New York Life

Stacy Brown
Ambassador Vice Chair
New York Life

Katie O'Neill · Heritage Title Company
Katie O'Neill
Title Company
Chris Slack · Home State Bank N.A.

Chris Slack
Member Benefits Chair
Home State Bank N.A.

Randy Smith · General Kinematics Corp. · Past Chairman of the Board
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Karen Tobin
Grace Todd · Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
Grace Todd
Comm Service Vice Chair
Advocate Good Shepard Hospital
Tim Urban
Be on the lookout for Board members at Chamber events!



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