- Friends of Downtown, appointed January 2011. http://www.friendsofdowntown.org/
- Des Plaines Library Board, appointed Nov 2010. http://www.dppl.org/home/index.shtml
- USASBE V.P. of Finance, 1983-1991. http://usasbe.org/
- USASBE, Vice-President, Various Divisions, 2003– 2008. http://usasbe.org/
- Editorial Review Board, Journal of Small Business Strategy, 2006-present.
- Editorial Review Board, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 2001-Present.
- Administrative agent for a statewide consortium entitled the Illinois Community Technology Consortium, 2005-2007.
- Civil Service Commissioner, City of Des Plaines. 1989-92 and 2000-2003.
- Senior advisor to University of Illinois-Chicago student-led teams providing consulting services to small and entrepreneurial businesses in the Chicago area, 1983 to present.