The Silver Cross Foundation recently appointed John Olivieri and Craig Lyons to its Board of Directors.
Lyons is the owner and president of Chief Performance Dynamics in New Lenox. He specializes in sales and leadership training, selling and sales process improvement, management development, strategic and sales planning, coaching, referral enhancement, customer care training and employee assessments.
Lyons holds a MBA from Governor State University and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical technology from Bradley University.
Lyons is a fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus and treasurer of the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce. He lives in New Lenox with his wife, Barbara, and has three children and two grandchildren.
Olivieri is a partner with Olivieri Brothers Architects and Olivieri Real Estate in Mokena.
Having grown up in the family business – Olivieri General Contracting Co. – Olivieri knew at a young age he wanted to be an architect.
He graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a bachelor's degree in architecture design. John and Don bought out two uncles in 1987 to become partners in 1987.
Additionally, in 1991, he formed Olivieri Real Estate with his brother Don Jr.
Over the years, they have been recognized as two of the leading nonresidential architects and real estate professionals in the Will County area.
Specifically, John oversees 10 to 15 architectural projects annually and the leasing and property management of 400,000 square feet of office space in eastern Will County.
He is active on many charity boards and serves on numerous volunteer committees with Lincolnway Special Recreation Association, village of Mokena, YMCA, Olympia Fields Country Club Landmark Foundation, Urban Land Institute, ForeverUMovement, Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, Union League Club of Chicago Real Estate Committee, and Mokena Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves as the president of the Mokena Park District Board of Commissioners, is on the Cancer Support Center Board of Directors and is a director on the Will County Center for Economic Development.
Olivieri lives in Mokena with his wife, Jeanne Marie, and three children, who are all in college pursuing degrees in the health care industry.
Lyons and Olivieri join the other 15 members of the Silver Cross Foundation Board of Directors. They are Dorothy Brown (secretary), Ruth Colby, Carolyn Dystrup, Mona Goeken, Judy Hageman, (treasurer), Stacy Holland, Mike Jarigese, Lynn Lichtenaurer, Kathy Miller, Jim Pitcairn, John Quinn, Val Rand, Tracy Simons, Mark Stevens (chairperson), and Michele Vana.
The Silver Cross Foundation Board of Directors exists to develop all forms of philanthropic support for the health care programs and services provided by Silver Cross Hospital. To assist Silver Cross Hospital in its initiative to continue to bring quality health care services close to home, make a donation online at www.silvercross.org or call the Silver Cross Foundation at 815-300-7105.