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Ambassadors of the

Romanian Community Center of Chicago

You belong here.

This incredible community is composed of generous, passionate, and determined people—like you. They’re movers and shakers, and history makers. And you’re going to fit right in. See also: Ambassadors Resources and Donors Honors Wall.

Tudor Ancas

VP of Fundraising
Tudor Ancas is a legal services professional having focused over 10 years of his career in the legal field of Intellectual Property. Tudor’s expertise is centered around corporate and law firm portfolio management and brand protection.
Ligia Apostoaia

Founding Member, Secretary of the BoD, CEO of MDL Investments
Ligia’s charity involvement began at a very young age, helping her family foundation with the distribution of humanitarian aid to the families in need in the area immediately. Today she continues to do what she is most passionate about: doing good.
Mircea Apostoaia

Professor. Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Mariana Berbecaru

Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Codrut Birsan

Founder: Chicago Summer Opera, Founder: Chicago Community Council, RCCC Ambassador
Romanian music will always remind us, Romanians, where we came from and who we are. That's why we need a Romanian Community Center of Chicago. That's why I am an Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago. That's why "I'm in!"
Mircea Campean

Founding Member
Real Estate Broker at Century 21 SGR
Dan Cosma

Volunteer, Chicago
Alexandra Costin

Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center Chicago
Alina Cumpan

Founder: Authentic Society, Founding Member of RUF, Founder: Chicago Community Council
I believe in Unity, in long-lasting programs, and in open doors for the ones that are willing to build bridges to a beautiful tomorrow. Join us today!
Lia Dancu Fratila

Supporter of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Oana Dobrean-Urzica

Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
I identify myself with the feeling and the vision of many RUF projects, but the idea of the Community Centery of Chicago is the answer to many questions I've been asking about our community since I've been in the US, here, now, and in the future.
Diana Dram

Founding Angel, Chicago, USA
Diana is acting as Global Strategic Sourcing Director with McDonald’s. She leads business relationships and strategies that leverage scale for positive impact on the environment and communities globally.
Ariana Drule

Founding Member, Volunteer Coordinator
Since she moved to Chicago, Ariana earned two Master's degrees, International Public Service and Leadership Communication . Thanks to a local NPO, Upwardly Global, she was able to start her career in the US in international higher education.
Ciprian Fiastru

Founding Angel
Ciprian is the owner of Chicago Clean Home since 2013. The company was founded with a great desire to offer top-quality, detail-oriented cleaning services to home and business owners that aim at having not just cleaner spaces, but also healthier ones.
Diana Gavra

Supporter of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Natalia Ghilascu

Editor HORA Magazine
Lavinia Ghilea

Supporter of the Chicago Community Center
Sorin Griza

Ambassador al Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Cristina Haidau

Volunteer
Monica Horga

Founding Member
Lorina Jacobson

Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Mihai Lehene

President and Founding Member of RUF
Mihai is a Founding Member and the President of RUF. Passionate and caring, Mihai’s goal is to inspire all around him to be better and help each other, especially his fellow Romanian Americans.
Cristian Luput

Founding Angel, Member of the Board of Directors
The founder and CEO of Optimus Realty Inc, Cristian strongly believes in the power of charity to improve people's lives and change the mentalities and hopes of the less fortunate ones. Cristian is acting Treasurer of RUF.
Rusalina Mincu

Ambassador al Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Daniel Mocanu

Ambassador of the Romanian Community Center of Chicago
Maria Molnar

Ambassador of the Chicago Community Center
Adrian Nechiti

Founder: Vox Maris Band, Founder: Chicago Community Council, RCCC Ambassador
I always felt that something was missing in our Community, in Chicago, a central point of connection for our people. It was a dream "if somebody would open a Community Center for all of us, that would be nice ..."
Irina Nedeljkovic

Supporter, Chicago Community Center