EXECUTIVE BOARD

John T. Coli, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer

John Coli Jr. has been a member of the Teamsters since 2000. John earned undergraduate and law degrees from Columbia University, where he received interdepartmental honors for an undergraduate thesis on the Teamsters. John also serves members as a Trustee for Local 727’s Health and Welfare Fund, Pension Fund and Legal and Educational Assistance Fund. John became President of the local union on Jan. 1, 2011, after spending nearly two years as Vice President. He became Secretary-Treasurer on July 13, 2017. He was elected President of the Chicago Entertainment Industry Labor Council and named a Vice President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Newspaper Conference in 2013. He is a member of both Local 727’s Parking Industry Labor Management Committee and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Parking Council and also is a member of the Illinois Bar Association.

Curt Ziedrich, President

Curt Ziedrich, a Chicago native, has been a member of Teamsters Local 727 for 35 years. Prior to becoming President on August 11, 2017, Curt served as a Trustee for eight years. He works at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare as a bellman, a position he has held for 35 years. Curt has sat on several contract bargaining committees, working with Secretary-Treasurer John T. Coli, Jr. and other union representatives on securing new agreements.

 William Coli, Recording Secretary

William Coli has been a member of Teamsters Local 727 since 1996 and was elected the Executive Board’s Recording Secretary in 2006. The Chicago native also is Fund Manager of the Local 727 Benefit Funds, a position he has held since 1993. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Florida and his master’s degree in accounting from DePaul University.

Darryl Poelintz, Trustee