Meet the Board

Thomas Hess
135th and New Ave.
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 257-4478

Thomas is a manager for CITGO petroleum corporation
– 135th and New Ave and has 
worked at CITGO for 8 years,
prior to that he was in law enforcement and retired after
28 years in Lemont. Tom is also a veteran of the Army and
served overseas, Tom 
attended the FBI national academy
and many other high level management training 
his career and has a passion for helping others whenever
he can and in any
way he can and has helped many
organizations by volunteerism and with financial help.
Tom is also a member of the Romeoville Rotary club
and the president elect when the 
presidents term is up in 2016 along as a member of other
organizations and 
looking forward to working with the
Romeoville chamber of commerce on the board.

Craig Lehmann
Past President
Edward Jones Investment
452 Weber Road – Suite
Romeovlle, Il 60446
Phone: (815) 886-5672
term expires 2016

Craig is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in the Village of
Romeoville at135th and Weber Rd. Craig has been at this location
since 2011 and was previously located in Downers Grove.
Craig started in the financial services industry in 1997.
“I enjoy working closely with families and business in the
area to identify savings goals and then work toward achieving
those goals by doing the best with what they have. All of this
is done in a relaxed and educational way”
When not working Craig enjoys
spending time with his wife Melissa
and son and daughter. 

Scott E. Pointon
Vice President
White Oak Library District
201 Normantown Rd
Romeoville, IL 60446
Phone: 815-552-4226
1st Term Expires 6/2019

 Scott is the Director of the White Oak Library District, which
proudly serves Crest Hill, Lockport,  
Romeoville and
surrounding areas.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in History
from Purdue University  
and a master’s degree in Library Science
from Indiana University.  He is also a United States Marine
Corps veteran. Scott has been working in public libraries since 1992.

Dawn Caldwell
Village of Romeoville
1050 W. Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
Phone: (815) 886-7200
Term Expires 2015

 Dawn is the Assistant Village Manager for the Village of Romeoville.
She has been in municipal government for 27 years and holds a BA in
Political Science from Lewis University. Dawn is a member of the
Illinois City/County Management Association, Illinois Association of
Municipal Management Assistants, and several other professional
organizations. Dawn has a strong passion for volunteerism, currently
she volunteers her time for the Romeoville Rotary Club and American
Cancer Society. Dawn has served on the Board of Directors for the
Chamber of Commerce since 2009.

Maria Pavletic
Executive Board Member- Secretary
Valley View Dental
441 N Weber Rd
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 372-0100
1st Term Expires 6/2018

Business Title:
Director of Marketing and Community Relations at Valley
View Dental

Business-related info/accomplishments-
Over 15 years’ experience in marketing and design, most
recently as an 
Independent Marketing Consultant at Pavletic
Consulting Design, LLC. Before 
that, as Marketing Manager
at EPI Marketing Services in Battle Creek, MI

Community Involvement Information-
Community Service items of interest/accomplishments:
BNI past president (exceeding Expectations Chapter)
Kalamazoo Network past president (Kalamazoo, MI)
Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce past member
Susan G Komen Southwest MI Supporter
Annunciation Church (Kalamazoo, MI) Parish Clergy Past Member
RACC Service
Number of years as a RACC Chamber member:
Second Year at RACC

Number of years as a RACC Board member:
Second Year as Board MemberFirst Year as Secretary

Dan Bradley
Mistwood Golf Club
1700 W. Renwick Rd.
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 254-3333

 Dan is the General Manager at Mistwood Golf Club, where he
began working on the bag drop when the course opened in 1998.
In his current role Dan has helped the company grow into a small
hospitality company by opening a number of new locations including
McWethy’s Tavern (Romeoville), McQ’s Sports Bar

and McQ’s Golf Dome (Bolingbrook), the Grand Ballroom at
Joliet Union Station (Joliet) and Green Street Grille (Bensenville).
Dan graduated from Bradley University and was a philosophy professor
for 10 years, teaching at the University of South Carolina and Bradley University.
When he is not immersed in the hospitality industry, he can be found explaining
Nietzschian philosophy to his two young children.
Dan resides in Plainfield with his wife and family.