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Ashley Villarreal

Executive Director

Born and raised in Kankakee County, Ashley graduated from  

BBCHS and went on to study at Olivet Nazarene University.  

She earned her Communication Studies degree in 2006 and  

a Master’s in Organizational Leadership in 2008. Ashley has  

worked in non-profit fundraising and events for 15 years. As  

Executive Director she looks forward to leading the KCCC  

to unite businesses and create a better business community  

through networking, collaborations, cooperative marketing  

and legislative advocacy. To reach Ashley, email her at

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Kelsey Post

Member Services Coordinator

Growing up in the area, Kelsey was a 2017 graduate from  

Herscher High School. She then went on to obtain her  

associates from KCC in 2019 and a Bachelor’s in Public  

Relations from Illinois State University in 2020. As the  

Member Services Coordinator, Kelsey will be responsible  

for membership coordination, social media and organizing  

events. To contact Kelsey, email her at

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Danelle Henneike

Administrative Assistant

Originally from the Oak Forest area, she has now been a  

resident of Kankakee County for the past 12 years. Danelle  

has an extensive background in office administration. She  

will be responsible for day to day office operations. To contact  

Danelle, email her at

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