Choose DuPage is pleased to announce Glenn Mazade, senior vice president at Old National Bank, has been named private sector co-chair of the Choose DuPage Economic Development Alliance, joining Chairman of DuPage County Board and Public Sector Co-Chair Dan Cronin. Mazade will serve as elected private sector co-chair for a two-year term.
“There are nearly 90,000 businesses in DuPage County that represent almost 620,000 jobs. Having an organization like Choose DuPage focusing on the retention and expansion of these businesses, while also attracting new businesses, is critical to the success of DuPage County,” said Mazade. “I’m proud to be working alongside public- and private-sector leaders to advance DuPage County as a premier global business location.”
Mazade has been with Old National Bank since 2019. Based in the Westmont office, he focuses on assisting family-owned, closely held businesses and organizations reach their financial goals. In addition to his involvement with Choose DuPage, Mazade serves on the Board of Directors for Metropolitan Family Services and Co-Chairs the Woodridge Neighbors Helping Neighbors Disaster Recovery Organization.
“As 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 integrally involved with our Small Business Relief Programs and strategic planning. Glenn’s knowledge and experience will be a significant asset to Choose DuPage and will greatly benefit our business and government partners,” said The Honorable Dan Cronin, chairman of the DuPage County Board and public-sector co-chair of Choose DuPage.
Mazade assumes the position of private-sector co-chair following Hugh Elliott, a principal shareholder at Dugan + Lopatka CPAs. Elliott served as private-sector co-chair for two years from 2020-2022.
In addition to Mazade being named private sector co-chair, Karyn Charvat of PowerForward DuPage has been named private sector vice chair; Mike Roth of Ice Miller LLP has been named secretary; and Suzanne Pittacora of Corterra Solutions has been named treasurer. To view a full list of board members, click here.