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The GNCDC Executive Board 

GNCDC's Executive Board is an extraordinary team of executives. Each leader brings a unique non-profit and business perspective of Chicago's Industrial and Commercial infrastructure, past and present.​


Ski Wysocki

Chairman Emeritus

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.

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Lori Hernandez


Senior Vice President and Team Lead at Republic Bank of Chicago. 20+ years of Commercial Lending Experience. Lori"s passion is helping business owners access all the resources available to help their business grow, providing a consultative, comprehensive solution to each owner's business needs.


David Vargas


David is currently the Executive Business Partner overseeing ADP's midmarket clients.  He has spent over 7 years in the Human Capital Management Industry.  His sales experience spans from small business clients to 1000 employee publicly traded companies.

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.

Tom Startek


Greater Northwest Chicago Development Corporation

4506 W. Fullerton Ave

Chicago, IL 60639

Phone: (773) 637-2416


Proudly, A LIRI and a 501(c)(3) non-profit, GNCDC Reaches Out with Programs & incentives in our community – Since 1977 to effect local industrial retention & small business growth.

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