Ed Kozak

Board Member

Bernard Streit, Board of Directors, United Business Association of Midway.  Mr. Streit, a licensed Real Estate Broker, has owned his own company, Fireside Realty, Inc. for 45 years.  Well known in the Clearing community, Mr. Streit personifies the ideal of straight forward and personal service.  His success in the same location for almost half a century attests to the trust and loyalty he has generated in the community.  

Mary Fabis

Founding Member, Board Member

Anita Cummings, has held numerous leadership positions in the Southwest community.  As a founder of the United Business Association of Midway, she has promoted economic growth in the Midway Airport area since 1979.  She is presently the Executive Director of both UBAM and the Chicago/Midway-Clearing Main Street project.  Significant Board appointments include: Illinois Civil Service Commission (current); Commissioner, Chicago Park District;   Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, Interim Board; Chairman, Southwest Home Equity Assurance Program. Ms. Cummings is the owner of A M Consulting, Inc., an independent consulting practice specializing in management assistance since 1984.

The purpose of the Association shall be to encourage, to support and to develop strong and active business community in the Midway Airport Area.


Board OF directors



Bernard Streit

Vice President

JOHN MARUSARZ has more  than 25 years of experience in strategic planning and business development.  He is the owner of Addiction Recovery Services, Inc., an outpatient treatment provider for 
DUI Services and Secretary of State Driving Privileges.  He is also the owner of Aquaponics, a food production system that couples aquaculture with hydroponics.


Ed Kozak, a longtime member of the United Business Association of Midway, is currently the Director of Development for St. Laurence High School in Burbank, Illinois. He is also the owner of Kozak Sports Research, an independent consulting practice that develops media guides and publications for professional sports teams. Mr. Kozak has worked extensively in both civic and business organizations for over 20 years. He is currently serving as President of the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of the Clear Ridge Historical Society and a Board member of the Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce.

Patricia O'Brien


Anita M. Cummings

Founding Member, Executive Director

UBAM and The Chicago/Midway - Clearing Illinois Mainstreet Project

united business association of midway


Sharon Jeninga

Board Member

John Marusarz

Board Member

Mary Fabis, a founding member of the United Business of Midway, has been on the Board of Directors since 1985.  She and her late husband opened their travel agency 35 years ago.  Ms. Fabis still operates her company in a newly remodeled facility on Archer Avenue.  A long-standing business owner, she remains committed to the Midway  business community and its economic viability.   

Cindy Bieniek

Board Member

Thomas Boudos

Board Member

Manny Jimenez is First Vice President, CRA Officer at Marquette Bank, a community bank located in the Chicagoland area. He is reponsible for Marquette's community reinvestment activities and initiatives
related to the Community Reinvestment Act.  Manny is actively involved in a number of housing and

counseling organizations as well as advocacy groups, serving on local boards, task forces andcommittees


 Sharon Jeninga, is Funeral Director and co-owner of Foran Funeral home since 1986. Foran is a long-time member of UBAM , supporting its economic development goals for decades.  Sharon is a registered nurse and is a member of a number of professional organizations related to her field

Patricia O’Brien, a member of the United Business Association of Midway since 2003,   currently serves as the Association’s secretary/treasurer. She is a licensed Realtor since 1974 with O'Brien Family Realty, Inc. in Clearing.  A lifelong resident of the Southwest side, Ms. O’Brien is an active member of the Southwest Realty Board, and currently serves on the St. Rene Goupil Parish Council. 

Thomas Boudos, a Board Member for several terms, is presently retired from the trucking industry.  A former restaurant owner, Mr. Boudos was in charge of a large catering entity for four years.  He and his wife, Arlene, now own a small business specializing in Calligraphy.  Mr. Boudos is an active member and volunteer, serving on several boards and committees in the Southwest community.   


Manny Jimenez

Board Member

Cindy Bieniek has been a United Business Association Board member for several years.

A former pediatric nurse practicing at a major Chicago area hospital, she joined her family printing business in 1987. Purchasing it with her brother in 1995, they renamed   the company, Prism Corporation, now specializing  in full print, copy and digital services.  Currently its  president, Ms. Bieniek is also a member of the Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce, National Printers Association and Great Lakes Graphics Association.