Mayor Joe appoints Rev. Jimmie Daniels as Police Chaplain
Rev. Dr. Jimmie L. Daniels is a dynamic pastor,family man,businessman and committed leader with a vision.
Rev. Daniels served as Pastor of Peoples Baptist Church in Chicago for five years. He is now Pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Summit, IL where he has ministered for thirty-two years. He also started the 2nd Baptist Church in Hoffman Estates.
Rev. Daniels has been married to Dolores Holloway Daniels for forty-four years and is the father of sons Jimmye Jr. and Kenneth and daughter Danielle.
Rev. Daniels graduated from Montgomery County Vocational High School in Winona, Mississippi. He also received degrees from Coyne Electrical College and Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL and Bethany Seminary in Doltham, Alabama. He also attended the University of Wisconsin to strengthen his business skills. In August of 2002 Rev. Daniels received his Honorary Doctorates Degree from GMOR Theological Institute in Indiana.
As an active member of Operation P.U.S.H., Rev. Daniels served as President of the northwest chapter. He served on the Board of Directors for fifteen years. In November of 1994, Rev. Daniels was installed as National President of Operation P.U.S.H. He is committed to involving other ethnic groups in Operation P.U.S.H. and the civil rights movement. He has adopted the motto "Working Together We Can Make Things Happen." He has served as Commission for the Village of Hoffman Estates. He is currently serving as Chairman of the Summit Community Task Force and a member of The Black Star Project. Rev. Daniels was also honored by John Stroger (President of the Cook County Board) as one of the most aggressive leaders of our time.
As Owner of Total Facility Maintenance for twenty-seven (27) years, a successful minority/family owned janitorial, painting, day labor and construction firm in Wood Dale, revenuing sales over 30 million dollars, Rev. Daniels pledges to create jobs for minorities thus enabling them to become productive and economically independent citizens. His firm employs over 1300 full and part-time workers. The client base includes prestigious companies such as ITW, Chicago Public Schools, ADP, Coca Cola, and Banks just to name a few.
Rev. Daniels utilizes his business, pastorial and leadership skills to further economically empower the people that he serves. He served as Chairman of Minority Business for M.E.R.C. for two years. His primary responsibility was to create opportunities for minority vendors with majority companies. He has received recognition from many organizations for his dedication and commitment to helping others, help themselves.
Wendell Amstutz of NCRC-National Community Resource Center of Rochester, MN said that Rev. Daniels is one of the most positive influence’s in the African American Community, and has written articles about his program for youth and how he has proven you can go from rags to riches by being focused and working hard “Millionaire-without bouncing a ball or selling your integrity”. Rev. Daniels is someone all young people should know.
He has received letters of thanks from a list of who’s who in the religious and political community (ie.) President Bill Clinton â€“ 1995, Senator Paul Simon â€“ 1994, President George Bush â€“ 2006, Senator Dick Durbin â€“ 2007, and Senator now President Barack Obama â€“ 2007.
Rev. Daniels has a passion and love for children and young adults that make him unique and qualified to help bring about positive change in communities and states across the country.
Rev. Daniels has devoted his life to the well-being of our nations younger generation, fighting teenage pregnancy, illegitimacy and encouraging all citizens to take responsibility for their future and their children.
I am very confident as a part of this dynamic team, working in urban areas as Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit and other cities that the vision and change articulated by NYRC will immediately show positive results in such a time of need, and given the current time we are living in I am convinced we have no time to waste.