• Workforce Development Committee

    This committee explores all potential, region-wide initiatives in which chamber involvement could secure the greatest possible economic benefits for WSCCI member businesses and residents. Focusing on manufacturing and STEAM, this group plans and hosts Manufacturing Day each October. Meets every other month and more frequently leading up to events.
    Kathleen Brannigan
    Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
    Business Relations Specialist
    Beth McCormack
    Express Employment Professionals
    Beth opened the Brookfield Express Employment Professionals office in 2006. Her vision is helping client companies in the near west suburbs of Chicago find good workers and to help local job seekers find jobs with great companies. She is also a certified woman-owned business. Beth received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University Of Illinois College Of Nursing and continued her education at DePaul University graduating from DePaul University with a MBA. She has over 25 years of experience in the service industries. Beth began her career in healthcare and has a consistent track record of meeting goals, achieving operational effectiveness and building teams. Beth’s community involvement includes the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce & Industry (WSCCI) where she has served as a board member since 2011. Beginning January, 2015, she serves as president of the WSCCI.
    Karen Steffan
    LaGrange Area Department of Special Education
    Pilar Trejo
    Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
    Business Relations Specialist