Thomas Dabertin, MBA, is a life-long resident of the Chicago area. He has been the Director of Operations of the Museum of Science and Industry, Chief Operating Officer of a school district, and a town manager. For the past 20 years, Tom served as a certified management consultant to several non-profits, local governments, and educational institutions, working to help those organizations succeed. He believes strongly in volunteerism and has served on nearly 40 boards and commissions. He is also the Chairman and Co-founder of Pierogi Fest, one of Chicagoland’s and the State of Indiana’s largest annual festivals.