establish thought leadership in the state of illinois,

by identifying and addressing the current and emerging opportunities 

related to the inevitable growth in the utilization of AV technologies 

throughout the entire transportation network. 

Illinois Autonomous Vehicles Association

55 W Monroe Street

Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60603
USA 

 

Phone: +1 917 991 7370

E-mail: j.quandt@ilavassoc.org

Jeff

Contact Us

Jim Thomas
Vice President of Corporate Development
Rivian

Ray Mandli

President

​Mandli Communications

Chuck Medhurst

President & GM

BMW Technology Group

Randy Kowalski

Senior Strategy Advisor

Illinois DCEO

Bradley

Joseph Bradley

Global VP of IoT, Blockchain, AI and Incubation Businesses

CISCO

we believe in a cross industry approach to provide benefit to our stake holders

Joe Renz

Managing Partner 

​New Mobility Consulting

Serhat

Trish Kelly

President Commercial Banking

TCF Bank

Kevin Callis

Vice President of Operations

State Farm

Dennis

Drew Whiting

Secretary

d.whiting@ilavassoc.org

Mike
Rick

Bobby Hambrick

Founder

​Autonomous Stuff

Jim
Joe
Bobby
Chuck

Matt McAnarney
Project Manager for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Illinois Department of Transportation

Mike Harris

R&D Innovation Project Manager

Discover

Don

Jerry Quandt

Executive Director

j.quandt@ilavassoc.org

Serhat Cicekoglu

Founder 

​Sente Foundry

#thefuturestateofmobility

Ray

Richard Walawender

Senior Principal

Miller Canfield

Executive Team

Jim

board of Directors

Louis
Jerry

Don DeLoach

President & COO 

CENTRI Technology

Roman

Jeff Williams

Principal 

​Waterstone

Dennis Boecker

Founder 

​Chicago Connectory

Alex

Louis Rosenthal

Treasurer

l.rosenthal@ilavassoc.org

Roman M. Kuropas

Founder & CEO

​innova EV

Steven Quick

CEO, Global Occupier Services

Cushman & Wakefield

Drew

Alexander Rieger

Chef Expert Car Communication

​Bosch Software Innovations

Jim

Board Observers

Steven
Trish

our approach

We will launch Special Interest Groups to discuss common challenges and opportunities.
 
We will hold public and private events to enable the dialogue of and with the members.

We will operationalize advances in a safe and economically inclusive fashion across the State of Illinois.