Mike Ruble, President

Mike Ruble is a Missouri native that believes in community involvement. Mike is Office Manager , sales as well as on air work for WIVR/WYUR. River Country as well as 92.7FM the Valley and Top 40 95.1FM WFAV.
Mike is involved in number of Chambers ,
A Bradley Lion , a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Council and Iroquois County Long Term Recovery Committee to combat recent flooding…
Vicky Cullen, Vice President
Vicky Cullen is the owner of On Time Design LLC which has been in business in Lowell, IN for over
3 years. On Time Design was previously located in Frankfort, IL where it had been in business for
31 years and still services those clients.
On Time Design LLC is a full service printing company that focuses on customer service, quality
products, and fast turnaround. They provide graphic design, digital printing, offset printing, large format printing, copy services, promotional products and more!
Vicky Cullen is a Certified Graphic Design with a BS Degree in Commercial Graphics Design from
Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. She has been certified by the International Association
of Graphic Designers. Vicky has 37 years of experience in design/print and has won 7 Communicator Awards and 3 Davey Awards for her newsletters, logos, greeting cards, and brochures designs.
Lowell Chamber of Commerce Board
Rotary Club of Lowell, IN
Cedar Lake Chamber of Commerce
Frankfort Chamber of Commerce
Mokena Chamber of Commerce
National Register’s Who’s Who
America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who
Strathmore’s Who’s Who
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Deana Sutton, Secretary
Deana Sutton is a Broker at Northwest Indiana Real Estate, a member of the GNIAR Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and Cedar Lake Chamber of Commerce. If you are buying, selling, relocating or investing, she will guide you through the process step by step. She has been in Real Estate for over 17 years and joined the Chamber in 2014. Not only does she love being a Real Estate Agent but she loves the fact that it allows her to be active in numerous organizations. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.                         
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Sheree Perfetti, Treasurer
I have a deep passion for helping others accomplish their goals and enjoy an improved lifestyle. I was involved in exchange student hosting and placing for many years and have a high degree of respect and admiration for uniqueness and individuality. After many years of working in sales and management, I earned my Bachelor of Science from Purdue University in Math/Secondary Education. Utilizing my problem-solving skills, I began selling real estate in 2002 while I was raising my active family. I founded Northwest Indiana Real Estate, Inc. in 2006 so I could better provide the level of service, care, integrity, education, and loyalty that I felt my clients deserved. To demonstrate how much we value our clients, my team and I implemented a client appreciation program. We always deliver what we promise. We are laser-focused to get results. I love nature, art form, color and order. In my leisure time I enjoy being with my family, camping hiking, being outdoors, swimming and traveling. I’ve been to the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls, to Ireland and Brazil, but no matter where I go, I always love to return home, and I’d love to help you find yours!
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Kevin Deal
A graduate of Lowell High School in 1999, Kevin has spent his entire professional career with Tri-Creek School Corporation. Prior to becoming the corporation’s Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in 2016, Kevin spent ten years as at Lowell High School as an English teacher, coach, and theatre director.  While transitioning to an administrative position, Kevin served as both a secondary literacy coach and Instructional Specialist at the district level. Outside of his professional career, Kevin enjoys to travel with his family, train for the occasional marathon, and continually explore new music and literature.
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Melissa Grah

With over 16 years in the Northwest Indiana real estate industry, Melissa Grah, leader of the Melissa Grah Team of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices®, has created a one-of-a-kind experience tailored to each and every one of her clients. Her expert insight and unparalleled dedication to all real estate services give her clients an edge above the rest. No matter where your real estate ventures take you – buying, selling, building, vacant lots, commercial properties, investment properties, or staging – Melissa caters her services to you, making your real estate journey a fun and fulfilling experience. Among many achievements in the real estate industry, she has most recently been awarded the BHHS Chairman Circle Gold. 

As a Lowell, IN resident herself, and a wife, daughter, and mother to four wonderful children, Melissa understands the importance of home, family, and community; all of which she is most passionate about.

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Craig Hendrix

Craig Hendrix was selected by the Lowell Town Council to be the Town Manager on Sept. 16, 2019.

Craig has served as the Town’s engineering consultant since 2012.

He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in 1990 and Indiana University with a Master of Business Administration degree in 1999. He has been a licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana since 1995.

Craig grew up and lives in Northwest Indiana with his wife of 30 years, Michelle, and two sons, Riley and Andrew.

219-696-7794 ext. 215

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Nancy Frigo

I am a Realtor with deep real estate experience as a former owner of a major franchise, Managing Broker & General Contractor. Currently I am a Team leader, licensed real estate continuing education teacher, Master Land Developer and a Director of GNIAR & HBA of NWI. I also sit upon the Government Affairs Committee & the NWI Economic Redevelopment Taskforce Committee at GNIAR. also a Active member of the NWI Home Builders Association., & the ICSC international council of shopping centers assoc.  I promote partnerships between the Consumers/ Realtors/ Businesses/ Sellers/Buyers/Financial Institutions.  Skillfully drawing upon my diverse background to position our clients to win. As an open-minded problem solver and strategist, I love the art of negotiation and consider each challenge an opportunity. A substantial portion of my business is from referrals & repeat business. My real estate career that has spanned almost three decades and has included more than 1,500 transactions and over $200 million +in sales. I feel that this business is all about relationships.  At Nancy Frigo & Associates we focus our practice in Northwest Indiana & Illinois Greater Chicagoland Region including Lake, Porter, Jasper, Newton Counties, Cook & Will county regions. We foster a customized approach with an overarching theme of 24/7 availability and integrity. We also are a bilingual team., with Spanish & Portuguese translations available.  Please give us a call or email me today to discuss all your real estate needs. We  se habla espanol

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