Board Members & Directors
Peter Gallagher, President
- Owner of Vanguard Security Co.
- Bringing you state of the art alarm and fire security for over 30 years in Bensenville and a certified electrical contractor.
- Director of the Bensenville Chamber of Commerce since 2009.
Charles Rizzo, Vice President
- Reverse Mortgage Specialist for AAG
- Senior Advocate: helping seniors achieve better outcomes through equity-based lending and strategic partnerships with other senior service providers
Elizabeth Trezzi, Treasurer
- With over more than 25 years of experience in International Businesses – Maritime Industry, Port Security – Multimodal Transportation with OAS ‘Organization of American States’ – National Security, Political Science and Diplomacy.
- Co-Founder of various Bi-National Chamber of Commerce.
- Executive Positions for different companies in Latin American Countries.
- Invited as speaker for different International Events around the Americas
Michele Milewski, Secretary
- Seasoned business and community development officer with over 20 years in retail banking with additional experience in branch Management and operations
- Her goal is to build new business relationships for ABC and the Bensenville Chamber of Commerce and continue to be active in the Bensenville community through various organizations
Dr. Cary Blumberg, Director
- Brings to the Chicago land area state-of-the-art dental technology with 5-star customer service
- A graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and has been practicing for over 35 years
- His goal is to provide his patients with the most pleasant, exceptional dental experience possible
Paul DeMichele, Director
- Director of the Bensenville Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Illinois Toll Way Local Area Committee for the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Road. He is the coordinator between the Bensenville Chamber and the EOWA.
Casey Weaver, Director
- Casey is a Banking Professional and the branch Manager for MB Financial in Bensenville with over 12 years of experience in retail and business banking. He specializes in growing and developing small business relationships through lending and Treasury Management solutions – He is a community banker.
Steve Leenheer, Director
- Agent for Farmers Insurance
Ray Samlow, Director
- Director of the Bensenville Chamber of Commerce
Denise Gallagher, Office Manager
- Office Manager of the Bensenville Chamber of Commerce and a member of various other organizations.
- Denise works with Vanguard Security and dedicates her spare time helping others in the community.