The GNCDC Executive Board 

Ski Wysocki


President - Chicago Metal Supply & Fabrication Inc.  Secretary, Board Member, Operation Restoring Innocence,  US Marine Corps (1985-1991). As GNCDC's Chairman, my goal is to help educate all businesses in our area to take full advantage of the grants and programs that will help them grow.

Lori Hernandez

Vice Chairman

Vice President and Senior Commercial Lender at Wintrust Bank. 20+years of Commercial Lending Experience. Lori's passion is helping business owners access all the resources available to help their businesses grow; providing a holistic solution to each owner’s business needs.

Pam McDonough


She is currently the President of DeAngelo McDonough Construction Management Company. Was first female Director of the Illinois DCEO. She is the Vice Chair of the Cook County Economic Advisory Council, Board Member for the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and serves on The Illinois Capital Development Board. 

Amanda Horan


Valerie O'Donnell

Chairman  Emeritus

Founder & CEO of Progressive Industries. As a proud member of GNCDC I utilize my passion for helping the local Chicago business community and our unique needs.  In an advisory capacity, I hope to continue to give back to this organization.

Tom Startek


Founder and President of Star-Tech Glass Inc. Tom is a creative artesian and skilled craftsman in his trade. Tom is very active in his local community and always strives to better our enviorment.

Lil McAdams

Corporate Secretary 

Loyola University graduate with a B.B.A. in Business Marketing. Lil is currently the Account Executive, FPC with Paylocity. Working with small business owners equipping them with superior technology to alleviate manual processes, tools to support a more modern workplace, and data to better understand your workforce all within one platform

Jeff Bronswick

Corporate Treasurer

Jeff received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (Cum Laude and with University Honors) and his MBA from Northern Illinois University. He is the managing partner of Bronswick Benjamin P.C. and has extensive financial expertise; providing advisory tax planning. Jeff is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Jeff currently serves on Somercor's Board of Directors.