Key Personnel

Qualifications of Key Personnel Directly Involved:


johnJohn M. Sokol, Ph.D. – President of Initio Development Corp. – holds a Doctorate in Business and Finance. He is a professional business consultant and sits on the board of several local non-profits.  Dr. Sokol believes in “Service-Above-Self” and wishes to use his knowledge as a professional business consultant to help individuals achieve their goals for the future. At one time he owned one of the largest entertainment companies in Chicago, which he sold. He also started a limousine service with one limousine. His business thrived to a sixteen car company, which he then sold to one of the world’s largest limousine affiliates. He owns and operates several businesses in Kankakee County which have been running successful for many years. He has supported the set-up of several other local businesses.



keriKeri Perkins-Personal Assistant to John M. Sokol- has over twenty years of family management experience. She sits on the Board of Directors for two non-profit groups. Ms. Perkins has lived in Kankakee County most of her life and does well connecting with the community. When working with new business owners, her experience helps them to understand the intricacies of conflict management and resolution, micromanagement, productivity and prioritization.





Initio also has some partnering companies which include but are not limited to the City of Momence, Main Street Momence, Kankakee Community College, Economic Alliance of Kankakee County, Momence Chamber of Commerce, Momence High School, Enterprise You and Enactus at Olivet Nazarene University, and the Verdae Group.