Board & Exec


Vermilion Advantage Board members give generously of their time, expertise and financial resources to support our efforts to grow and improve Vermilion County.  Collectively, they establish the directives for implementing and attaining our goals.


Chair Jeff Fauver, President, First National Bank of Catlin
President Vicki Haugen, Vermilion Advantage
1st Vice Chair T.J. Morris, Vice President, Iroquois Federal 
Vice Chair Bob Ervin, Gen. Mgr., Aqua Illinois 
Secretary Harry Brockus, CEO, Carle
Treasurer Tonya Hill, Market President, Old National Bank
Director Bob Boesdorfer, Market President, First Midwest Bank
Director  Lou Mervis, Chairman, Vermilion Development
Director Tom Warner, CEO, thyssenkrupp Presta
Director Boubacar Maiga, Director, Arconic
Director Jim Mulvaney, Executive Vice President, First Financial Bank
Director Deanna Witzel, Co-owner, DND Witzel Enterprises (d/b/a/ McDonald's)
Director Mike Hulvey, Chief Operating Officer, Neuhoff Communications


  • Sherri Askren  United Way of Danville Area, Executive Director
  • Brian Atwood KIK Industries, Plant Manager
  • Jim Bailey IBEW, Business Manager
  • Steve Barkley Ameren IP, Gas Market Vice President
  • Scott Bennett IL State Senator
  • Tom Bennett IL State Representative
  • Deb Borgwald Danville Board of Realtors
  • Mike Bryant Bryant Industries, President
  • Butch Buesing Schomburg & Schomburg, Owner
  • John Burke The Sygma Network, Transportation Manager 
  • Dr. Angele Burns East Central IL Community Action Agency, CEO
  • Nick Chatterton VVEDS, Systems Director
  • Michelle Chesnut Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Gen. Manager
  • Sam Cole C2 Engineering, Owner
  • Jerry Connolly Venture Mechanical, Owner
  • AnnMarie Cross Watchfire Signs, Director of Human Resources
  • Shelly Cumbow Danville Sanitary District, Executive Director 
  • Linda Darby Trigard/Greenwood, Inc., CEO
  • Rev. Dale DeNeal Second Church of Christ
  • Darren Duncan Duncan Farms, Owner
  • Scott Eisenhauer City of Danville, Mayor
  • Rick Elkin Heartland Properties, President
  • J.R. Fregia Courtesy Ford, Owner
  • Dr. Alicia Geddis Danville Dist. #118, Superintendent
  • David George International Greenhouse, President
  • Rod Golden CCMSI, Vice President 
  • Domingo Gonzalez Viscofan, CEO
  • John Griebat Bunge Milling, Regional Director
  • Tara Hafner Christie Clinic, Clinical Services Manager 
  • Jerry Harper First Farmers Bank, President
  • Chad Hays IL State Representative
  • Amy Hoose Mervis Industries, HR Director 
  • Josh Kietzman Meijer, Store Manager
  • Chris Kittell Raymond James Financial, Partner
  • Gail Lewis Schlarman Academy, High School Principal
  • Thomaz London  thyssenkrupp Crankshaft, Finance Director
  • Bruce Lutes REG Danville, LLC, General Manager
  • Mike Marron Vermilion County Board, Chairman
  • Cheryl McIntire Big Brothers Big Sisters, Executive Director 
  • Larry Moss Automational International, Inc., President/CEO
  • Phil Muehl CliftonLarsonAllen, Partner
  • Dr. Stephen Nacco Danville Area Community College, President
  • Bob Nelson Vermilion Chevrolet, General Manager
  • Bill Nicholls Retired Executive
  • Wes Norris Hyster-Yale Group
  • Pat O'Shaughnessy Vermilion County Title  
  • Judd Peck Danville Metal Stamping Co., Inc., President
  • Erik Plotner Sleepy Creek Vineyard, Owner
  • Alan Puzey Country Financial 
  • John Reed The News Gazette
  • Jerry Rice McLane Midwest, President
  • Dr. Jared Rogers Presence USMC, President/CEO
  • Jen Shelby Ford & Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram of Hoopeston, Owner
  • Jon Stalcup Fiberteq, Plant Leader
  • Jeff Summers Media One Visual Arts, Owner
  • Paul Tatman Retired Professional
  • Scott Towne Towne Machine & Tool, Owner
  • Michelle Vandiver Walgreens Accounting, Director of Accounting Services
  • Mike Weese Vermilion County Mayors' Council, Chair and Mayor of Westville
  • Amy Winter Commercial News, Publisher
  • Richard Woodard Woodard’s Computing Services, Owner
  • Stephanie Young VA Illiana Healthcare Admin., Director
  • Julie Zimmerman Genpact, Vice President