Village of Maywood Trustee
Nathaniel George Booker
Nathaniel George Booker is a 3rd generation Village of Maywood homeowner, with his family being residents of Maywood since 1961. His education includes Tennessee State University (BS Psychology), American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute (AHLEI) (Certified Hospitality Trainer), Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (Illinois Economic Development Certified) and much more.
Nathaniel has served in Executive Hotel Operations and Human Resources for Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide (Highgate Hotels), along with InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG). After serving in the hospitality industry for 15 years he rose to Area Director in Training & Performance Improvement for IHG overseeing InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, and EVEN Hotel brands corporate properties. Career ambitions have had him serve in Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Dallas, and New York. Booker currently serves as Founder & Chief Engagement Officer of Astute Culture Consulting an Organizational & Leadership Development enterprise.
An avid advocate of community engagement, Nathaniel has partnered with the National Urban League, 100 Black Men of America, Future Business Leadership of America, United Nations – Sustainable Development Goals, Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action (PLCCA), and Illinois TeenREACH (Responsibility, Education, Achievement, Caring and Hope). Now a homeowner in Maywood, Illinois a Chicago Cook County western suburb within the Proviso Township, Nathaniel is active in the following:
Economic Development Commission Commissioner
Living Word Christian Center Banner Ministry
School District 89’s Education Foundation Board Treasurer
Bellwood Chamber of Commerce Board Assistant Treasurer
U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis, Workforce Empowerment Committee, Member
Proviso Township Democratic Organization, President for Young Democrats of Proviso
Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA) Committee Leader for Young Professionals
Nathaniel is also involved in a variety of organizations and initiatives that focus on prosperity for all in business, community economic development, and quality of life. Nathaniel George Booker a man of integrity, authenticity and great purpose endeavors to foster public prosperity by serving as a catalyst for revitalization, reconciliation and renewal of his community. He was elected as a Village Trustee on April 2, 2019.