Richard Reinbold, a Richton Park resident since 1952, has served as village president since 2001. Previously, he served as a village trustee from 1993-2001. He is the owner of Reinbold Properties, general manager of Englund Properties, and president of the Chicago Cart Company.
President Reinbold serves on many boards, commissions and committees, including the Metropolitan Mayor's Caucus Terrorism Task Force (chairman), I-57 Corridor Council (chairman), South Suburban Airport Coalition Commission, Matteson Area Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board, South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association (past-president, legislative committee chairman, executive committee, transportation committee), as well as others.
Reinbold is a founding member of the Richton Park Merchant's Chamber, a Key Communicator in Rich Township High School and a member of the Family and Youth Initiative Task Force. In 2004, he received the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Achievement Award. A veteran of the Vietnam War, Reinbold is a proud member of the American Legion and the VFW.
Representings South Cook County on the CMAP Board, Reinbold is also a member of the Local Coordinating Committee.
He is a graduate of Rich East High School and attended Southern Illinois University. He is also a graduate of the Academy for Municipal Excellence at the University of Illinois.