Sheila Schwartz and her husband have been residents of the Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates area for over 50 years, where they raised their two sons. Sheila is retired from Barrington Bank, where she developed a senior outreach program called Platinum Adventures, that is offered by the Wintrust Banks. She also worked for NBD and First Chicago Banks in marketing and community outreach positions. Sheila held leadership positions with various community organizations including chambers of commerce and the United Way. She presently serves on her townhome board of directors and the Sustainability Commission for the Village of Hoffman Estates.