About Us

Visit Oak Park is the state-certified convention and visitors bureau for Western Cook County, representing the communities of Bellwood, Berkeley, Berwyn, Broadview, Brookfield, Elmwood Park, Forest Park, Franklin Park, Hillside, La Grange, La Grange Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Northlake, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, River Grove, Riverside, Schiller Park, Westchester and Western Springs.

Meet Us


Visit Oak Park Staff

Annie Coakley, Executive Director
Andrew Labuda, Director of Marketing
Visit Oak Park Board Officers
Jim Prescott - Board Chair
The Prescott Group, LLC
Jennifer Fournier - Vice Chair

Principal, viaDIGERATI

Laurie Kokenes - Treasurer

Executive Director
, Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

Keith Strom - Secretary

Executive Director
, Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

Visit Oak Park Board of Directors
John J. Binder, Ph.D.
Founder & Tour Operator
, Chitown Gangster Tours

Susan Crane

Historic Properties and Special Events Manager, 
Park District of Oak Park 

Brando Fermi Crawford

Owner, Founder and Director, 
International Mansion

Cameron Davis
Assistant Director, Development Customer
 Services, Village of Oak Park

Liz Holt 

Executive Director, 
Oak Park River Forest Chamber of Commerce

Jackie Iovinelli

Executive Director
, Park District of Forest Park

Hon. Miguel Jones

, Village of Maywood

Rafael Nieves

Writer & Designer
, Rafael Nieves Designer Guy

Susan Pipal

Blueprint Tours, Inc. 

Nick Sinadinos

President & Creative Director
, Nicholas Associates Design Consultants

Hon. Katrina Thompson

Village of Broadview

Camille Wilson White

Executive Director
, Oak Park Area Arts Council

Contact Us

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