Village Trustee Frank Cesario

Village Trustee
Term: 2023 – 2027

  • MBA – Finance (DePaul University)
  • BS – Accountancy (University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign)
  • Chief Executive Officer of Yunhong CTI in Lake Barrington
  • Was Chief Financial Officer of five manufacturing/distribution entities over 20 years
A resident of Buffalo Grove since he and wife Sophia (Ts’o) married in 1994. Their children are Justin and John.

Current Village Appointments
Outstanding Municipal Services 
  • Ethics Commission
  • Health Commission
  • Information Technology
  • Department Accreditation
  • Best Practices 
  • Public Safety Awards 
  • Golf
Membership/Public Service
  • Planning and Zoning Commission of the Village of Buffalo Grove (Commissioner from 2011 at predecessor Zoning Board of Appeals and merged Planning and Zoning Commission from 2014; Chair from 2017)
  • Lake Cook Corridor Planning Group Member
  • Prairie View Corridor Planning Group Member
  • Registered CPA (IL)
  • Financial Executives International
    • Chicago chapter Board of Directors (2010-2023); past President; founding member of CFO of the Year Program Committee
    • National organization - Board of Directors (2109-2022) 
  • Small Business Advisory Committee to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (2019-2021)  

Fun Fact

Frank’s mother, Linda, taught at Buffalo Grove High School during the 1970s and 1980s (English/Debate).  Her debate teams won multiple state championships during that time.

Quote"You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take." - Wayne Gretzky


Who's Listening?

Frank Cesario