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.

Visit Oak Park Staff


Annie Coakley, Executive Director



We are hiring


If you have an interest in working with Visit Oak Park we are hiring a Marketing Manager. Please see the job description here. 

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Visit Oak Park Board of Directors


Executive Committee

James Prescott – Chair  

President, The Prescott Group, LLC  


Jennifer Fournier – Vice Chair 

Principal, viaDigerati  


Jackie Iovinelli - Treasurer 

Executive Director, Park District of Forest Park 


Keith Strom – Secretary  

Executive Director, Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park 

Board of Directors

John Binder 

Founder and Tour Operator, Chitown Gangster Tours 


Susan Crane 

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


Nancy Cummings  

La Grange Business Association  


Liz Holt

Executive Director, Oak Park - River Forest Chamber of Commerce


Hon. Miguel Jones  

Trustee, Village of Maywood  


Rafael Nieves 

Writer and Designer, Rafael Nieves Designer Guy  


Erika Corona Owens 

Senior Marketing Manager, Global Association for Retail & Consumer Professionals 


Hon. Katrina Thompson 

Mayor, Village of Broadview  


Camille Wilson White 

Executive Director, Oak Park Area Arts Council


Ahmad Zayyad

Deputy Village Manager, Village of Oak Park