Chamber Staff

Meet the people behind the Romeoville Area Chamber!


Lenny Criddle
Executive Director

Lenny received his undergraduate degree from DePaul and his MBA from the University of Notre Dame. He is a former business and staff development manager, business owner, and chamber board member. He is involved in numerous non profit boards, where he prefers to focus on leadership, networking, and organizational improvement. When not serving the community, Lenny spends time with his wife and five kids.


Madison Blackwood
Creative Director

Madison received her undergraduate degree from the University of St. Francis and her Master’s degree from Northwestern University in Communications. In her past, she has worked for other chambers and organizations, helping those businesses grow through the use of marketing and social media. She is a freelance photographer, real estate agent and college professor. In her free time she likes to travel and spend time with her family and dog.


Olivia Hegber
Membership Director

Olivia received her undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in Human and Educational Services. She has previously worked with a local non-profit mentoring at-risk youth within the Bolingbrook and Romeoville community and has also run multiple special events at Cog Hill from golf outings to weddings. She is a Romeoville resident who is also a part of the Romeoville Rotary Club. When she’s not at work, Olivia loves to watch movies and read any mystery book she can find.