Brian Roman

Categories: Executive Council

Brian is Director of Metabolic, Molecular and Physiological Imaging at the University of Chicago and has been on the Shrine’s Executive Council since 2004. The Holy Spirit called out to him during a ‘chance’ walk past the Shrine in 1998 and he and his family have been involved ever since.  He has been instrumental in the development of several of our pilgrimages and has served as our Festa di tutti I santi volunteer coordinator since 2006. Brian is motivated to be of service to others, especially the sick and elderly.

Tracey Tarantino DiBuono

Categories: Executive Council
Tracey is an active member in the Chicago-land philanthropic community.  As owner and Executive Producer of Zzazz Enterprises, Inc., she has been producing events with philanthropic ties and support for over 30 years.  Her tremendous passion for The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii’s historic legacy and its future stems from her involvement here through her DiBuono family.  The DiBuono Family has had a presence in the Italian community for over 87 years.  Her husband, Joseph, attended school as a child at Our Lady of Pompeii while his mother was a strong leader in the Mother’s Club.  Tracey and the DiBuono Family have been passionate in their continued support throughout the generations.  Tracey is honored to be a part of such a terrific group of dynamic women and men to support the work and the mission of The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii for her dear friend, Father Richard Fragomeni.

John R. Calfa

Categories: Executive Council

John has been a member of the Shrine’s Executive Committee since 2006.   John is the founder and president of several corporations owning commercial real estate in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Boca Raton, FL.  John serves as a leader in the Italian American community and is an active member of the Calabresi Club and Casa Italia.  John and his wife, Bonnie have been married for over 57 years, have 6 children and 9 grandchildren.  John and Bonnie support the Shrine’s mission and endeavor to make others aware of the Shrine’s spiritual and cultural benefits.