William (Bill) Wiorek served in the United States Army as an E5 Sargent from 2004 till 2009. He was honorably discharged after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis(MS). Upon his return to civilian life, he worked for Union Pacific in Alaska as a machinist repairing diesel locomotives until 2013 when a MS related relapse cost him the use of his right foot.
His relapse prompted him to begin researching the benefits of medical cannabis, not only for MS, but for treating various diseases and conditions.
Bill moved to Illinois in 2013 armed with his knowledge of cannabis and a passion to help any person suffering from a debilitating condition learn and experience the wonders of this natural plant.
Bill joined the MCC team in the beginning of 2017 as a dispensary agent, where he has utilized his personal experiences with cannabis to provide top-notch patient care for MCC patients.
He enjoys spending his downtime shooting pool, working on cars, and cheering on the Chicago Blackhawks.
Having worn a myriad of different professional hats, Adam’s interest in the ever evolving science of medical marijuana has led him to a job and career of which he is very passionate. His attention to detail and propensity to help and educate others makes him a perfect fit at MCC, where he is more than happy to exercise those attributes. Adam comes from a tiny village in Central Illinois that had neither a gas station nor a stop light. He graduated from Princeton High School and received his B.S. and M.S. in Communications at Illinois State University. As a graduate instructor at ISU and eventual teacher at Heartland Community College, education and interaction with students became the most fulfilling part of his job. Adam believes that MCC is the perfect place to continue to educate and take part in the one-on-one process to help patients realize their goals and manage their ailments.
Adam is ambitious to learn every in and out having to do with the medical marijuana industry; from compliance in making sure MCC has the best service and product to offer, to fielding questions about products modified for a patient’s particular ailment.
Adam loves to talk music and is an avid concert goer. He has seen hundreds of shows all across the country, including his favorite band, Pearl Jam, 15 times. Adam loves sports but describes himself as more of a doer than a watcher. Adam loves movies and still has aspirations of winning an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
Joe grew up and attended high school in Princeton, IL. After high school, he attended Universities in Arizona and Illinois. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Marketing. While at NIU, he served as a member of the American Marketing Association and a Jr. Consultant group that was commissioned by the College of Business – Board of Executive Advisors to do market research for their MBA program.
Joe has worked in many industries as either sales or management, which is why his number one priority is customer service. Wanting more out of his career, he took a good friend’s personal recommendation of working in the Cannabis Industry.
Joe joins the MCC family with a passion to learn everything about the Industry in order to provide patients with the best care possible.
In his free time, he enjoys frisbee with his Border Collie, watching any Chicago Sports teams, except the White Sox, and spending time with friends and family.
Tom (Tommy) grew up in the Chicago suburb of Lemont, Illinois and attended Central Michigan in Mt. Pleasant Michigan on a Division I wrestling scholarship. Here, he received his B.S. in Sociology.
Upon his graduation from College, he started to work in Sales and then became a caretaker for his Father who was suffering from debilitating pain and various illnesses. The level of compassion and empathy that Tom provided for his Dad is the same level of care he provides for patients at MCC.
Tommy also being a patient himself for the last year at MCC for PTSD, saw the family atmosphere that MCC provided and knew he wanted to be part of it. After using Medical Cannabis for a year his family and friends started to notice a change in Tommy, and his new positive outlook on life. He started working at MCC in 2017, and loves helping patients get a game plan in place to help improve their quality of life. He feels very strongly on the benefits of medical cannabis, and is proud to be a part of the MCC team.
In his down time Tommy enjoys Amateur Wrestling, Texas Hold Em, and spending time with his Yellow Lab Doc.
Victor is a native Chicagoan from the Downers Grove area and a veteran of the United States Army, where he served two tours overseas as a combat infantryman. After his service, he attended Benedictine University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management. Due to a service-connected disability, he is also a medical cannabis patient.
He strongly believes that positive lifestyle changes and physical exercise, combined with medical cannabis therapies, brings out the best in the patient and in the medicine and loves to share his realizations with patients. Victor is a family man and cherishes the time he spends with his wife and two children, and while he enjoys watching sports, his true passion is spending time in the outdoors, bird watching, fishing, and canoeing.
Brooke grew up in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, Illinois and attended Northern Illinois University. Here, she studied abroad for a year in Ecuador and graduated with a degree in Spanish Translation and Business.
Upon her graduation from College, she started to work in sales amongst a plethora of other jobs from a Spanish teacher, a CNA, an insurance producer, a security guard, a translator and lots of other work experience. She was blessed with the opportunity to travel extensively which gave her a greater appreciation for cultural diversity. Brooke has a 5 ½-year-old, Marlee who is her saving grace.
Brooke also being a patient herself for spinal stenosis and degenerative arthritis issues brought Brooke to be a patient at MCC. Destigmatizing medical cannabis and aiding against the opioid epidemic are things Brooke is passionate about. When she saw the family atmosphere that MCC provided she knew she wanted to be part of it. After using Medical Cannabis, within months she cut her prescriptions down significantly and reaps the benefits of the natural medicine. She started working at MCC in 2018 and loves helping patients find the best-recommended products and plan to improve their quality of life.
In her downtime, she loves to spend every moment with her daughter and close family and friends, especially her Dad who serves overseas in Kabul Afghanistan. Brooke has an innate curiosity for everything and has a goofy and gregarious personality. Se habla español tambíen.