Meet the Staff


Kaili Harding

 (847) 413-1010 Ext. 1012
Kaili joined the Schaumburg Business Association as President with one overriding philosophy: ensuring that the SBA's activities remain acutely focused on its members and allowing those members to guide the initiatives of the SBA in order to promote and fulfill the interests of the members.

 Prior to joining the SBA, Kaili worked as marketing director with one of the largest employers and retailers in the Schaumburg area. She partnered with the SBA as a sponsor of signature events, and volunteered her time to the association's many events and committees. Kaili's past professional experience is diverse and includes work in marketing, publishing and real estate, as well as significant chamber experience with the United States Army and the Clarksville, TN Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Center.

 Kaili has earned a reputation as a dedicated professional who cares about the business community that she works in, and she takes great pride in the connections that are facilitated by and through the Schaumburg Business Association.

Lisa Gilbert

Vice President of Membership
 (847) 413-1010 Ext. 1013
Lisa brings more than a decade of dynamic professional experience specializing in membership, events and strategic planning. She oversees new member recruitment, retention, and membership marketing strategies. She can assist with all aspects of membership.

 Prior to joining the Schaumburg Business Association, she was the Membership Director at the University Club of Chicago for nine years. Lisa is a graduate of Indiana University where she earned a BS with a major in English Education and minors in Communication and Theater. She holds a Master's degree in Arts, Entertainment and Media Management from Columbia College.


Carol Fiandalo

Director of Finance & Accounting
 (847) 413-1010, Ext. 1017
With a degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University, and more than a decade of professional experience in accounting, Carol serves many essential business functions for the Schaumburg Business Association.


Jess Richard

Membership Development Manager
 (847) 413-1010 Ext. 1014
Jessica joined the Schaumburg Business Association in April of 2014. As the Membership Development Manager, Jess helps facilitate opportunities within the SBA and promote member businesses. She works with the Schaumburg Young Professionals, the Ambassador Committee and oversees all social media.

 Before joining the Schaumburg Business Association, Jess worked for the DeKalb County Convention & Visitor Bureau. She received her Undergraduate Degree in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Northern Illinois University.

Meghan Slawek

Events Coordinator
(847) 413-1010 Ext. 1011

Meghan joined the SBA in May 2014 as an intern and later in December 2014 was promoted to Membership Services Assistant. Most recently, Meghan serves as the Events Coordinator. She oversees and coordinates all SBA related events. Meghan is a graduate of Elgin Community College. 


Brittany Street

Member Services Assistant 
(847) 413-1010 Ext. 1010 

Brittany joined the Schaumburg Business Association in June of 2016 as the Member Services Assistant.

Brittany is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, IL. At Bradley, she majored in Marketing Social Media and was a member of Pi Beta Phi.