​LINCOLN-WAY AREA BUSINESS WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION
Established  1971

Vice President, Nancy Dye

Nancy is the Economic Development Coordinator for the Village of New Lenox.  She grew up in Chicago and then moved to Oak Forest before making New Lenox her home 40 years ago.  Nancy previously worked at the Chicago Board of Trade and the American Schools Foundation Alliance.  She received her Bachelors' of Business Administration from Northwood University in May, 2007.  Concurrent with her full-time career, Nancy served on the Village Board as a Trustee, New Lenox District 122 School Board, the New Lenox Library Referendum Committee, as a Channel 6 Television Host, Toastmaster's Club Member and Club President, and President of the New Lenox District 122 School Foundation.  In Nancy's spare time, she enjoys attending and volunteers as an Early Childhood Coach at New Lenox's Parkview Christian Church.  She also exercises, reads, and loves walking her three "furry kids."  


Secretary, Tiffannee Fouts

Tiffanee is a travel agent for Cruise Planners-Principle Travel, and also works as the director of human resources at Principle Lighting, Inc. She is proud to call her self a life long resident of New Lenox, and loves to be involved in the community. In 2015, Tiffanee received her B.S. in Communications, concentrating in Public Relations and Behavioral Science from Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana, and in May of 2017 she received her Master's of Business Administration from the same school. Tiffanee is heavily involved in Ridgewood Baptist Church, and serves on the worship team as one of the keyboard players and in the children's ministry. When she is not working, she loves to read, listen to music, keep up with Chicago sports teams, spend time with family, and, of course, travel!


815-715-9577 | tiffanee.fouts@cruiseplanners.com | www.goprincipletravel.com 

Treasurer, Mary Maertin

Mary Maertin is the owner of Maertin Heating & Cooling, established in 1992, with offices located in Mokena.  A resident of New Lenox and a Lincoln Way Central Graduate. Mary  enjoys volunteering for various community organizations and projects, such as the local Chambers of Commerce, the New Lenox American Legion, and Toastmasters.  Hobbies include running and listening to live music.  Mary has one daughter, Lisa, a LWHS Graduate and lives with her pup, Lucy.

President, Michelle Kerfin

Michelle Kerfin is a State Farm Agent in Homer Glen and proud aunt of 16 nieces and nephews.  She grew up in Plainfield and completed her Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Illinois State University.  She has a passion for helping other people realize their dreams.  She is very involved in her community and surrounding areas thru the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Sertoma, and mentoring local students.  In addition, her work with local charities helping women, children, and military personnel is how she spends her spare time.  www.insurewithmichelle.com

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