Core Team


Madi Bucheru

Fundraising Coach
Dragos Iliescu

Supporter of ROCO, Volunteer
Sorina Tira

RUF Liaison to the Board of Directors. Honorary Member of ROCO
Paula Telcian

ROCO Chicago: Community Outreach Liaison
Oana Dobrean-Urzica

ROCO Executive Director
Mihai Lehene

Founder, Romanian United Foundation


Organizing Committee


Sorina Tira

RUF Liaison to the Board of Directors. Honorary Member of ROCO
Diana Dram

Founding Angel and ROCO Business Chapter Lead
Dorin Acu

Enhance human and business longevity, resilience, and purpose
Cristian Merdariu

Founding Angel, RCC Chicago Ambassador
Marcel Somfelean

Founder of ROMOTANA; Founder of Romanian American Heritage Center
Dana Surcel

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Laurentiu Murg

Principal, Logos Christian Academy
Radu Racean

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Steven Bonica

Founder and President, Romanian Tribune Media Group
Cristian Luput

Founder & CEO, Optimus Realty

Petru Amarei

Founder: RTN Chicago TV Station
Tudor Ancas

VP of Fundraising
Steven Bonica

Founder and President, Romanian Tribune Media Group
Madi Bucheru

Fundraising Coach
Sebastian Burca

Executive Director, Stigler Center
Mihaela Campion

Founder, Psychotherapy and Transformational Movement and ARCHER
Dan Cosma

Ambassador of RoCo, Supporter of RoCo
Oana Dobrean-Urzica

ROCO Executive Director
Diana Dram

Founding Angel and ROCO Business Chapter Lead
Ana Grecu

Ambassador and Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Ioana Guset

Legal Counsel to the Board of Directors
Gabriela Hanta

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Monica Horga

Founding Member, Ambassador of RoCo, Supporter of RoCo
Roxana Iacob

Supporter of RoCo
Dragos Iliescu

Supporter of ROCO, Volunteer
Romina Ionascu

Executive Assistant
Luminita Ispas

Top Producing Real Estate Agent, Century 21
Mihai Lehene

Founder, Romanian United Foundation
Cristian Luput

Founder & CEO, Optimus Realty
Angie Matei

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Catalin Maticiuc

Founder & CEO, Forza Companies


Event Volunteers


Monica Horga

Founding Member, Ambassador of RoCo, Supporter of RoCo
Ioana Guset

Legal Counsel to the Board of Directors
Adrian Nechiti

Founder, Vox Maris Band
Stefania Suciu

Supporter of ROCO, the Romanian Community Center
Luminita Ispas

Top Producing Real Estate Agent, Century 21
Tudor Ancas

VP of Fundraising
Adriana Preda

Social Entrepreneur | First Obama Scholar from RO | Executive Board Member at The Social Incubator NGO
Diana Soproni

ROCO Biz Chapter Lead, Member of ROCO. Founder Acte RO