ECCI board approves director appointments

Posted5/22/2019 1:00 AM

ELMHURST -- The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry board of directors recently approved new executive committee and new director appointments following the resignation of First Vice Chair Lori Murray.

The board approved Chair Kevin Kost's appointments of Director Bill Korbel of Shaw Media to the executive committee as First Vice Chair and Joe Christopher of Inland Bank as a director to complete Murray's three-year Board term.


Korbel has served Shaw Media as local sales manager since 2012, following a 10-year stint with Suburban Life Newspapers as an account executive. As First Vice Chair, Korbel will serve as chair of the membership committee until November, when director and executive committee elections are held.

Christopher has served Inland Bank as an assistant vice president and Villa Park branch manager since May of 2012, and is also taking charge of Inland's Elmhurst locations.

Christopher has been active in the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce, including service on the board of directors since 2015.

Established in 1918, the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry is a voluntary organization of business and professional men and women who have joined together to promote the civic and commercial progress of the community.

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