TERM ENDS IN 2025
Trustee Kumar is a thirty-five-year resident of Villa Park who grew up in Villa attended District 45 schools and graduated from Willowbrook High School. She attended University of Illinois at Chicago on a full scholarship and graduated with a dual degree in Mathematics and Economics. She then obtained her Masters in Statistics from University of Chicago and her Ph.D in Managerial Economics and Strategy from Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University. Currently, Trustee Kumar teaches Economics and Management Strategy at Northwestern University; She also has her own consulting firm and specializes in development of strategic plans for nonprofit and healthcare firms. Trustee Kumar lives in Villa Park with her husband, Dr. Sampath Kumar, her two children, and her mother-in-law. Her parents still live in Villa Park as well.