Kollin is a life-long resident of the northwest suburbs. He grew up in Elmwood Park and attended Holy Cross High School in River Grove. He attended Northern Illinois University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Public Administration and a minor in Business Administration. He continued on to Roosevelt University where he earned a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. He currently works in risk management and contract negotiations for a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company that helps clients become high performing businesses and governments.
Kollin has previously held positions that encompassed a finance discipline which included Financial Planner, Controller, Procurement Manager, Global Category Manager and Commercial Director. In these roles, he has been responsible for Budgets, Forecasting, and Leadership Development.
Kollin lives in Palatine with his wife, Marjie, and three children, Gabriela, Luke, and Grant and has enjoyed the school systems of Lake Louise, Winston Campus, and beginning in Palatine High School. Kollin is also heavily involved with Palatine youth sports as Vice-President of Palatine Amateur Football Association (PAFA) and Treasurer-Elect for Northwest Travelers Baseball (NWT), along with coaching at many levels.
If you are planning a function or event in District 5 ranging from a homeowners association meeting, a block party, a school function, etc. Please drop me a note by emailing me to provide me with the details (type of function, date, and time) so I can check my calendar. I will get back to you and let you know if I'm available.