Leadership Team

The leadership team of the Oak Forest – Crestwood Area Chamber of Commerce consists of professionals within the local community, who are dedicated to helping their fellow entrepreneurs, business owners, and business representatives. We are always on the lookout for great people to volunteer. Each officer and board member is a volunteer, and they are elected by the membership of the OC Chamber.

Executive Director
Kim Malecky-Iles

Executive Board
President: Kyle Cavanaugh, Morgan Stanley
Vice President:  Danielle Abendroth, Abendroth Accounting & Tax Services, Inc.
Treasurer: Kira Schnell-Harrison, State Farm Insurance
Immediate Past President: Val Shalati, Keller Williams Elite Realty

Board of Directors
Ed Copher, Jr., American Family Insurance, Rolph Agency
Mike Donahue, Thornton Powell Insurance Financial Services
Loren Gent, Fun Fun Fun DJ
Cindy Grannan, Oak Forest Park District
Paul Hosman, Cindy’s Pub
Susan Semanate, Allstate Insurance
Andy Tinberg,  CNB Bank & Trust
Don Vacha, Vacha’s Forest Flowers
Frank Wolski, WolskiMedia, Inc.
Dan McHugh, Edward Jones


Get Involved!
Please contact Kim Malecky-Iles if you have an interest in serving on the Chamber Board of Directors or working on a subcommittee.  It’s a great way to meet  local business professionals, and grow your business, too!