Board of Trustees

Greg Aguilar

East Moline; Appointed March 2019

Greg Aguilar is recognized as a regional leader who has great experience in community development, equity, diversity, inclusion and economic development. Mr. Aguilar has a passion for entrepreneurship and is the co-owner of Allied Barber & Supply, a retail store that offers men's grooming products, clothes and gifts for men. 

Greg has served as the Northwest Regional Manager for the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity where he covered 10 counties working on workforce solutions, business retention, attraction, and growth. Greg is a founding board member of the Greater Quad-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and has also led divisions for the Quad Cities Chamber.

His regional work in diversity and inclusion has received various national recognitions including the 2012 College of the Year by the National Hispanic Institute for his collaborative campus wide efforts at Augustana College, the same year the Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber was recognized as the Small Chamber of the Year by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In 2011, Greg’s work in diversity outreach at Ascentra Credit Union earned the credit union a Diamond Award from the Credit Union National Association’s Marketing and Business Development Council. Greg also serves on the Board of Directors for UnityPoint Health-Trinity Medical Center and Ascentra Credit Union.

Email: G-Aguilar3@wiu.edu