Conversations 4 Success
A Networking Group
- Open to all GLMV Chamber members.
- We meet 1st & 3rd Fridays
- Location: GLMV 1123 S Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville
- Doors open @ 7:30 am. Meeting from 7:45 to 9:00 am
- Meet two presenters each First Friday meeting
- Learn how to address business challenges from other like-minded business owners each Third Friday.
- Take the time to have a conversation, and get to know people. We understand it takes more than a few seconds.
Enjoy a light breakfast sponsored by Corner Bakery
Speaker: Jon Petrillo
Assistant Village Manager
Village of Vernon Hills
January 2019 – Present
Proudly serving the citizens of this exceptional community -- Vernon Hills! Along with all of our dedicated employees, we are working to ensure a safe, aesthetically appealing, fiscally viable, family-oriented community is maintained. Our focus is on fostering a strong and diverse residential and business community; with excellent educational, social, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Entrusted by the citizens of Vernon Hills; through the efforts of all those serving, we will ensure the delivery of exceptional municipal services in a professional, proficient, and efficient manner.
Chief of Law Enforcement and Community Services & Chief of Administration
Lake County Sheriff's OfficeApril 2017 – November 2018
Proud to have been part of the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Along with our Command Staff, and with the commitment of our Deputies, CID, Marine Unit, TCs, support staff, and Auxiliary Deputy Unit -- exceptional services were delivered. Served as Chief of Law Enforcement and Community Services, and as Chief of Administration. Responsible for delivery of police services through Highway Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Court Security, the Marine Unit and support services. Achieved both ILEAP and CALEA Accreditation, which contributed to the Lake County Sheriff's Office receiving 'Triple Crown' distinction from the National Sheriff's Association. Only one of 44 Sheriff's Offices in the nation to have earned this status. Led many community engagement initiatives to include ensuring safe schools, places of worship, and businesses with ALICE training; implementation of the Veteran’s Ambassador Program to ensure prior service members ‘in-crisis’ and ‘in-need’ were immediately assessed and/or provided services; and implementation of the “A Way Out’ program in which immediate assistance was provided to persons seeking treatment for substance-abuse.
North Park University
January 2014 – May 2017
Provided instructional education to students at an amazing faith-based university; building a learning environment for those desiring to better understand the Criminal Justice system and/or enter the field of Law Enforcement. Delivered course instruction on numerous subject matters within Law Enforcement Administration.
Vernon Hills Police Department
January 1993 – April 2017
Proudly served as a Patrol Officer, Corporal, Sergeant, Commander, and Deputy Chief. Served for 11 years as Deputy Chief, including nine years overseeing Support Services and three years overseeing Operations. Ensured the delivery of exceptional services and exemplary policing, which contributed to Vernon Hills emerging as one of the safest communities to live, shop, work, and play. Achieved CALEA Accreditation, and instilled a community-policing model in which partnerships to ensure positive relationships were maintained with the residential, business and retail communities.
Illinois Army National Guard
1989 – 1993
Proudly served the State of Illinois as a member of the Illinois Army National Guard. Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) achieved was Military Police. Served in the 33rd Military Police Battalion, which included service in Panama.
US Army - 82d Airborne Division
1985 – 1989
Proudly served in America’s Guard of Honor – the 82d Airborne Division. Stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Military Occupational Specialty achieved was Infantryman. Served in the Middle East as a Peacekeeper with the Multi-National Force Observers.
Master of Science - MS, Organizational Leadership
2006 – 2009
Developed and refined a formal education in management and executive leadership with an emphasis on moral and ethical decision making. Familiarized with Servant-oriented leadership and its implementation in municipal and service organizations. Find your mission, and you have found your purpose.
Northeastern Illinois University
Bachelor of Arts - BA, Sociology
1991 – 1993
Developed a formal education in Sociology, Communication, and general studies.
Lake County Veteran's Assistance Commission
Lake County, IL
With great pride I support active duty military, veterans, and "at-risk" veterans and their families), who may need assistance. Available to assist Director Andrew Tangen to ensure those who served and may find themselves in need have access to resources.
Allen J. Lynch Foundation
Nearly 50 years after carrying his comrades off the battlefield, Medal of Honor Recipient Lynch continues to lead and fight for military persons, veterans, and families in need.' Assistance and support provided as needed.
Midwest Veteran's Closet
North Chicago, IL
"Real Services to Veterans and their families -- just ask them." Proud of Mary Carmody and all her staff for their efforts of taking care of veterans in-need. Each Fall, awareness is created for this vital resource through the annual Law Enforcement Coat Drive, where clothing and donations are collected and delivered by Veteran's Day.
Torch Run participant with LCSO
Polar Plunge supporter
Supporting teachers and those who advocate for children with exceptional needs!
Proud Supporter of Special Education and the Special Education District of Lake County
“Run For Scott