Steve Fiorentino - Board Member

  • Algonquin Township

    Current Term Expires: April 2027

    • Elected to the Board: April 2011 (currently serving 4th term)
    • Board liaison to the Northwestern Illinois Assoc. (NIA)
    • Served as Chair of the Facility Oversight Committee (CFOC): 2017-2023
    • Member of the Finance Committee: 2017-2023
    • Board Vice President: 2017-2019
    • Board Secretary: 2014-2017
    • Proposed and Chaired the Community Engagement Committee: 2014-2017
    • Founder and Chair of Legislative and Government Affairs Committee: 2011-2015

    An Algonquin resident since 1996, Steve and his wife, Robin, have one daughter (Stephanie) who graduated from HD Jacobs High School. Steve is very active in his community and church, Light of Christ in Algonquin. He is a past youth religious education teacher, care minister, leader of community outreach, created and coached in their sports ministry and led the church expansion team and a Eucharistic Minister. He has coached children of all ages in basketball and softball and has been active with the Algonquin Area Youth Organization (AAYO), Dundee Park District, and the Lake in the Hills Youth Athletic Association (LITH YAA). He was proudly named Algonquin coach of the year in 2005.  Steve is one of the founding members of the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Kiwanis organization and served on the board. He helped start the HD Jacobs Key Club (Student chapter of Kiwanis) and served as the chapter advisor. Steve and his family are passionate about serving in disaster relief. They have assisted post hurricane and tornado disasters in multiple places, including Illinois, New Jersey, and Haiti.

    Steve received a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of South Carolina and has completed numerous executive management courses. Steve now works in the family’s financial planning practice. He focuses on client acquisition and engagement, and guides clients in transition, especially with healthcare related decisions. Steve is also founder and owner of Fiorentino Consulting, LLC, which helps companies with business plan development, strategic planning, key client acquisition, and hiring and retention of top employees. Prior to launching his consulting practice, Steve held several sales and marketing leadership positions in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries over the course of his 20-plus year career. He built a sales and medical team of 100 people for a start-up bio-tech company and managed an operating budget of 300 million dollars. He has effectively recruited, hired, trained, and retained more than 200 high performing employees in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

    In addition to school board service, the following are boards Steve has served (or is currently serving):

    • Northwestern Illinois Association (NIA)
    • U of South Carolina Alumni Association, Chicago Area Chapter
    • Algonquin/LITH Kiwanis Chapter (Charter Board Member)
    • Jordan Lake Rehab and Protection District (JLRPD)-Lake District Secretary
    • U of South Carolina Pharmacy Alumni Association Board

    During his free time, Steve enjoys and is blessed to spend time with family and friends, planning family excursions and adventure travel, camping, fishing, boating, golf (especially with his daughter), cooking, and watching baseball (Go Cubbies) and football.

    Development and Training Activities:

    • Attended six national (NSBA) and nine State (IASB) Conferences
    • Regular attendance of Kishwaukee Division Meetings (regional)
    • Board Governance workshop (6/2023)
    • Board Governance (5/2022)
    • IASB Board Self-Evaluation Reform Act (7/2021)
    • Achieved Master Board Member Status (2018)
    • Data Conversion (8/2016)
    • Community Engagement (03/2015)
    • Interest-Based Bargaining Negotiating Process (IBB-2014)
    • Performance Evaluation Reform Act (07/2013)
    • Professional Development Leader Training PA 97-08 (07/2013)
    • Open Meetings Act PA 97-504 (12/2012 and 07/2014)
    • Inspecting What You Expect (04/2012)
    • The Effective School Board Member (IASB-2011)


    Steve Fiorentino, D300 Board Member