John Gormley is CEO of the 19,000-member Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®, headquartered in Downers Grove. Mainstreet is the largest local real estate association in Illinois and seventh-largest in the U.S.

John has 33 years’ experience in association management. His first association job was with the Louisiana Forestry Association, from 1987-89.

He has a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree from Texas State University.

“I’m excited to serve on the The Conservation Foundation’s Board of Trustees because the work and impacts are long-term,” said John.  “The Conservation Foundation’s mission, preserving land for the enjoyment of future generations, is critically important.”