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 Bob Ervin, General Manager, Aqua Illinois
President Vicki Haugen, Vermilion Advantage
1st Vice Chair Tonya Hill, Market President, Old National Bank 
Vice Chair Jon Stalcup, Plant Leader, Fiberteq
Im. Past Chair T.J. Morris, Market President, Iroquois Federal 
Secretary Tom Warner, CEO, thyssenkrupp Presta, Danville, LLC
Treasurer Dr. Stephen Nacco, President, Danville Area Community College 
Director Jeff Burgoyne, Senior VP Commercial, First Midwest Bank
Director  Mike Hulvey, President, Neuhoff Family Broadcasting 
Director Dave Kramp, Director, Quaker Oats 
Director Jim Mulvaney, Executive Vice President, First Financial Bank
Director Deanna Witzel, Co-owner, DND Witzel Enterprises (d/b/a/ McDonald's)
Director Harry Brockus, CEO, Carle
Director Linda Darby, CEO, Trigard/Greenwood Inc.  
Director Dr. Jared Rogers, President, OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center
At Large Scott Eisenhauer, City of Danville Mayor
At Large Mike Marron, Vermilion County Board Chairman
Ex-Officio Scott Bennett, State Senator 
Ex-Officio Tom Bennett, State Representative 
Ex-Officio Chad Hays, State Representative


  • Doug Ahrens Danville Sanitary District, Director 
  • Jim Anderson Retired Executive 
  • Mike Arbuckle Danville Bldg & Constr.Trades, Business Manager  
  • Sherri Askren United Way of Danville Area, Executive Director
  • Dr. Angele Burns East Central IL Community Action Agency, CEO
  • Diana Carranza Veterans Admin. Illiana Health Care, Assoc. Director 
  • Nick Chatterton VVEDS, Systems Director
  • Michelle Chesnut Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Gen. Manager
  • Marvin Clemmons AutoZone, DC Manager
  • Sam Cole C2 Engineers, LLP, Owner
  • Cindy Compton Village Mall, Manager  
  • Kevin Dawson Viscofan, VP Human Resources
  • Rev. Dale DeNeal Second Church of Christ, Pastor
  • Tim Donahoe McLane Midwest, General Manager
  • Darren Duncan Duncan Farms, Owner
  • Rick Elkin Heartland Properties, President
  • Jeff Fauver Catlin Bank, President
  • J.R. Fregia Courtesy Ford, Owner
  • Dr. Alicia Geddis Danville Dist. #118, Superintendent
  • David George Greenhouse Mega Store, President
  • Rod Golden CCMSI, Vice President 
  • Kevin Green Kickapoo Rail Trail
  • John Griebat Bunge Milling, Regional Director
  • Tara Hafner Christie Clinic, Clinical Services Manager 
  • Amy Hoose Mervis Industries, HR Director 
  • Josh Kietzman Meijer, Store Manager
  • Chris Kittell Raymond James Financial, Partner
  • Gail Lewis Schlarman Academy, High School Principal
  • Jesse Lira Arconic, Production Manager
  • Bruce Lutes REG Danville, LLC, General Manager
  • Michael Mervis Vermilion Development, Owner
  • Larry Moss Automational International, Inc., President/CEO
  • Phil Muehl CliftonLarsonAllen, Partner
  • Bill Nicholls Retired Executive
  • Wes Norris Hyster-Yale, Director Parts Operation 
  • Pat O'Shaughnessy Vermilion County Title  
  • Gardner Peck Danville Metal Stamping Co., Inc., Assoc. VP of Mfg.
  • Jim Picillo Watchfire Signs, Signworks Mfg. Manager 
  • Kathie Porter IBEW, Training Director 
  • Alan Puzey Country Financial 
  • John Reed The News Gazette
  • Dori Stone Sleep Inn & Suites, General Manager
  • Jeff Summers Media One Visual Arts, Owner
  • Auston Surprenant Danville Area Board of Realtors
  • Scott Towne Towne Machine & Tool, Owner
  • Michelle Vandiver Walgreens Accounting, Director of Accounting Services
  • John Vogt thyssenkrupp Crankshaft, Human Resource Manager
  • Tim Ward Republic Services, Division Sales Manager 
  • Mike Weese Vermilion County Mayors' Council, Chair and Mayor of Westville
  • Amy Winter Commercial News, Publisher
  • Richard Woodard Woodard’s Computing Services, Owner
  • Julie Zimmerman Genpact, Vice President