Power Your Business Forward.
Access our Resources, Intel and Connections.

Lake County Partners is your go-to organization for economic development in Lake County. We transform economic opportunities into business realities by facilitating public and private collaboration to drive the local economy.

Talent Acquisition & Development

We align key players so that you can tap into our #1 resource—talent. We can provide resources for recruitment, training, curriculum development, funding and more.

Workforce Assessment & Recruitment Resources

We have access to site-specific workforce and in-depth wage data to help you make crucial location decisions.



Leverage our strong relationships with brokers, municipal leaders and utility partners to find the perfect location and ensure a smooth project.

Development & Infrastructure Assistance

We can help you understand the development process and work through zoning, licensing and financial issues so that you can get down to business quickly.


Intelligence &


Our intelligence on economic conditions, workforce availability and market insights will give you a clear picture of what it means to do business in Lake County.


& Incentives

We can make the most of financing opportunities to catalyze your project, upskill your staff or fill new positions.

Strategic Relationship Access

Access to our vast network of strategic partners is just what you need to take your project to the next level.


& Network


We aggregate the views, needs and opinions of the business community and give it a voice with policy makers in Lake County and Springfield.

Meet Our Team.

Kevin Considine
President & CEO
Kevin leads the team as the president & CEO. He was a pioneer of the groundbreaking Workforce Ecosystem partnership that has been instrumental in shaping Lake County Partners’ workplan. Through close connections with local leaders, he excels at using intelligence to inform decision-making and spur growth.
Direct Line: 847-597-1226
Barbara Prusila
Marketing & Communications Director
Barbara’s background in municipal planning and community development coupled with her passion for communications have lent themselves to her role at Lake County Partners. She oversees the organization’s communications, outreach, events and public sector relationships.
Direct Line: 847-597-1230
Ronald Lanz, AICP
Business Development Director
Ron’s 25+ years of experience in planning and implementation along with his professional know-how make him a strong asset as he works directly with local businesses to help them tap into Lake County Partners’ services and grow in Lake County.
Direct Line: 847-597-1221
Parris Carlock
Administrative & Marketing Coordinator
Parris has over 10 years of experience in office administration, and brings her effective communication skills, attentiveness and problem-solving techniques to the table in assisting the team with business outreach.
Direct Line: 847-597-1222

Meet Our Board of Directors.

Stephen L. Madden (Chair)
Libertyville Bank & Trust
Richard Korengold (Past Chair)
Senior Managing Director, Wealth Advisor
Mesirow Financial Wealth Advisors
David Alexander
Managing Member
Alexander Law, LLC
Marah Altenberg
Lake County Board Member
Lake County Government
Dr. Jill Baren
Lake Forest College
Christopher R. Blaylock, CPA (Treasurer)
Wipfli, LLC
Derrick Burress
Lake County Tech Campus
Kevin Considine
President & CEO
Lake County Partners
Gabrielle Cummings
Legacy Northshore Acute Care Operations and Highland Park Hospital, Northshore University HealthSystem
Jack Danilkowicz
Group Vice President, Commercial Strategy & Operations
Horizon Therapeutics
Frank Deuel
Senior Manager of Government Affairs
Lawrence W. Falbe (General Counsel)
Miller Canfield
Trent Gordon
Vice President, Business Development, Northern Illinois Patient Service Area
Advocate Aurora Health
Sandy Hart
Lake County Board Chair
Lake County Government
J. Kevin Hunter
Lake County Board Member
Lake County Government
Thomas Hutchinson
Commercial/National Accounts Executive
Nicor Gas
Daniel J. Joyce (Vice Chair)
Chief Financial Officer
BCI Acrylics
Angelo D. Kyle
Lake County Forest Preserves
Charles Lamphere
President & CEO
Van Vlissingen & Company
Connie Lavin
Market President & Commercial Group Head
Old National Bank
Joseph Luna
Executive Director, Middle Market Banking, Commercial Banking
JPMorgan Chase
John McCann
Economic & Business Development Manager
Dr. Kevin Myers
Mundelein High School Districts #75 and #120
Donovan W. Pepper
Senior Director, Local Government Relations & Civic Engagement
Walgreen Co.
Dr. Wendy Rheault
President & CEO
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Cheri Richardson
Executive Director
Gorter Family Foundation
James L. Rolfe
Managing Director, Middle Market Banking
Clint Sabin
Senior Manager Public Affairs
Adam Schlick
Lake County Board Member
Lake County Government
Lori Suddick, Ed.D.
College of Lake County
Patrice Sutton
County Administrator
Lake County Government
Jessica Vealitzek
Lake County Board Member
Lake County Government
Kimberly Wimer
Human Resources Manager
Laser Precision