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Keep a pulse on today's business scene by watching Business Connection, Naperville's only television business talk show! Hosted by NCTV17's award-winning Executive Director, Liz Spencer, this 30-minute show features all types of businesses, from small pet grooming stores to major hospitals. In a free-flowing conversational interview, Liz sits down in-studio with local business leaders and entrepreneurs who share their unique story - everything from what makes their business successful, to their involvement in the community.

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Business Connection Interviews
Edward Hospital - Orthopedic Center
801 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540
630.527.3000
edward.org/orthopedic

Lynn Cochran, Associate VP, Operations
Edward Hospital - Orthopedic Center
Edward Hospital is a full-service, regional healthcare provider offering access to complex medical specialties and innovative programming. Edward has 352 private patient rooms and 4,700 employees, including 1,200 nurses and a medical staff of 1,050 physicians comprised of independent members of the medical staff, employed physicians and independent contractors. Edward has earned a reputation as a healthcare leader by providing advanced cardiac care at Edward Heart Hospital, state-of-the-art cancer diagnosis and treatment at Edward Cancer Center, and world class stroke care through the Edward Neurosciences Institute in affiliation with Northwestern Medicine.
Dutchman Heating and Cooling, Inc.
400 East Ogden
Naperville, IL 60563
630.961.2220
DutchmanHeating.com

Mike Bakker, Owner
Dutchman Heating and Cooling, Inc.
We are a Christian owned company that started here in Naperville in 1975. We specialize in making people more comfortable in their homes. We can give them cleaner air for breathing. We remove or ad humidity for better health and to reduce the amount of cooling or heating needed to make them comfortable. Dutchman Heating and Cooling is know for exceeding expectations in the quality work provided which will deliver more reliability and quieter operation of the heating and cooling systems while making them operate to the highest capacity and efficiency. Our friendly staff truly care about our customers and the homes they live in. We are timely and do neat work making sure to clean any materials or parts when we are finished. When you want comfort you can count on Dutchman Heating and Cooling Inc. is the company to use.
Szechuan House
4309 E. New York Street
Aurora, IL 60504
630.820.8680
SzechuanHouseAurora.net

Eddie Sam, Vice President
Max Wong, Manager
Szechuan House
Szechuan House brings to you the most authentic Szechuan cuisines you will find in the Aurora and Naperville area. We dedicate our restaurant to bring the freshest, tastiest and mouth watering Szechuan Cuisine when coming to Szechuan House. Szechuan House is backed by our very own Chef Yang whose experience started off at his hometown Szechuan, At the early age of 18 Chef Yang started his passion as a chef being able to learn and perfect his skills preparing Szechuan Cuisines, Now at age 43 and with over 20+ years of experience Chef Yang has dedicated his time here to bring to each and every customer the best Szechuan Cuisine.
Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation
PO Box 5245
Naperville, IL 60567

napervillehomeowners.com

Bob Fischer, President
Mike Reilly, Vice President
Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation
Since 1979, the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation has served our community by providing the means to foster communication between member associations, homeowners, and government officials. Through this communication, networking, and neighbors-helping-neighbors, the Confederation is the vehicle through which we, as homeowners and residents, can stay abreast of community affairs and generate a positive and constructive influence on our area’s future.
Chase Real Estate
1903 Springbrook Square Dr.
Naperville, IL 60564
630.248.3702
chaseforeclosure.com

Cristy Trepachko, Managing Broker, Investment Real Estate
Chase Real Estate
Chase Real Estate is a residential investment brokerage. We service investors who are looking to purchase real estate to buy fix and sell or rent. We have access to local foreclosed real estate. We have a proven system to help beginner or advanced investors find, finance, remodel and resell or rent the investment property. We are different than your traditional real estate brokerage in that we work with investors and home buyers looking to buy properties at undervalued prices. We have access to the best deals on the market.
Green T Services
1600 Mountain Street
Aurora, IL 60502
630.231.0007
greenTservices.com

Tonia Khouri, Owner
Green T Services
Home services that include 6 separate divisions: Windows/Siding/Doors, Carpet/Floor Cleaning, Air Duct Cleaning, Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Pest Control. Once someone experiences our quality of work, they sign up for other services because they know they can trust us to perform the same high quality of service.
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The Bar Method Naperville
55 S. Main Street, Suite 211
Naperville, IL 60540
630.544.3431
naperville.barmethod.com

Stephanie Norris, Owner
The Bar Method Naperville
The Bar Method Napervile is a unique non-impact workout that fuses interval training, isometrics and the science of rehabilitative therapy to reduce body fat, create muscle definition and improve posture. The brand has a national reputation for excellent teachers and even better results. Located Downtown Naperville in the Main Street Promenade on the 2nd Floor, call today to schedule a free trial class 630-544-3431.
Trunnell Insurance Services LLC
1300 Iroquois Ave, Ste 200
Naperville, IL 60563
630.947.7980
Trunnellinsurance.com

Anthony Trunnell, Owner
Trunnell Insurance Services LLC
Since 2001, Trunnell Insurance Services LLC serves Naperville and the Chicagoland area with a large variety of companies, exceptional service and competitive prices for all your insurance needs. We handle all lines of insurance. Whether it’s for your car, home, commercial, or life, we offer the expertise you want and the personal service that keeps you with us. Give us a call to discuss your policies. We’ll lay out all options and mutually decide what’s best for your situation.
Charles Rutenberg Realty
1733 Park Street
Naperville, IL 60563
630.929.1100
charlesrutenbergre.com

Ray Zabielski, Managing Broker
Neveen Michael, Realtor
Charles Rutenberg Realty
Charles Rutenberg Realty, founded in 2004 and currently one of the top real estate firms in Illinois, is built on the premise that it is the agent who generates the business and he or she should retain the earned commissions and is a firm where the managing broker does not compete with them for the next deal or one that demands an inordinate share of the hard-earned commission dollars earned through the agent's efforts. Our objective is to create an environment whereby the agent and the firm operate in a win-win arrangement in the real estate business.
OPUS

630.983.8902
napOPUS.org

Ray Ostwald, Music Director of OPUS Chamber Music Camp
Diana Schmück , Immediate Past Music Director of Music Camp
OPUS
OPUS is a charitable, not-for-profit volunteer organization. The OPUS vision is to enrich our community with beautiful chamber and orchestral music. The mission is to provide inspirational opportunities for young people to cultivate, nurture, and strengthen performing arts by expanding their chamber and orchestral music skills. In 2014, OPUS will run its 12th annual OPUS Chamber Music Camp for young musicians ages 8-18 (August 3-9) on Benedictine University campus, and a one-day “Never too Late to Play Chamber Music Workshop” (August 23) for students and adults at North Central College. Visit www.napOPUS for more details and other OPUS programs.
Shamrock Accounting, Consulting, and Tax
408 Prairie Knoll Dr.
Naperville, IL 60565
630.344.2642
seshamrock.com

Steven E. Shamrock, CPA, MBA, CMA, CEO
Shamrock Accounting, Consulting, and Tax
Shamrock Accounting, Consulting, and Tax’s mission is to empower business owners and managers, using practical solutions, to shape their organizations future to achieve long-term, balanced success. Steven. E. Shamrock, CPA, MBA is the CEO and Founder and has fulfilled this mission throughout his 25-year career in companies small and large, private and public, foreign and domestic, startups, private manufacturing companies, and large companies like BP, Akzo Nobel, and Energizer. I listen, ask questions, and create practical solutions with you. I help you "see around the corner of growth.” Services:Bookkeeping, statements, taxes, consulting.
Sunnymere of Aurora
925 Sixth Avenue
Aurora, IL 60505
630.898.7844
sunnymere.com

Ruth Isiminger, R.N., Executive Director
Cecelia Sanders, Marketing Coordinator
Sunnymere of Aurora
Sunnymere is a small, non-profit, Independent and Assisted living community located in Aurora, just north of the Phillips Park Golf Course. Sunnymere was built with an endowment from the estate of Jessie Farnsworth and continues today, 75 years later, providing a gracious and affordable “Bed and Breakfast” style of living for those who are no longer able to live safely at home, or for couples who can no longer safely provide care for one another. At Sunnymere, our caring staff provide the ‘day-to-day care-giving’ of eldercare so families can just enjoy their time with their loved one.
Steve Schnall Professional Musician and Educator

312.399.3936
steveschnall.net

Steve Schnall, Professional Musician and Educator
Steve Schnall Professional Musician and Educator
In general, I try to instruct my music students on an individual level. I teach 1/2 hr and hr music lessons on any saxophones, clarinets, flutes, AND beginning piano. I also try to incorporate history & music recordings in each lesson to give each student something to strive for and to help them in an auditory and visual manner. I also inspire my students with stories of my professional career & my musical colleagues' in regards to some of the musical luminaries I have performed within the last 25 years. I have my Doctorate in Music so my rate may be a little higher than a college student, but I guarantee success and will travel to YOUR HOME!
Big Ideas Writing

630.778.6182
bigideaswriting.com

Karen Dix, Owner/Communications Strategist
Big Ideas Writing
Big Ideas Writing offers inspired written communication solutions for businesses that want results. Karen Dix provides freelance website content, press releases, blogs, editorial services, marketing communication materials and strategies that increase brand awareness and convert customers. She works with publications, agencies, marketing departments and entrepreneurs on an as-needed basis for a single project or as an ongoing part of your team. Try adding some Big Ideas to your marketing communications. Contact her today at 630-778-6182.
The UpScale Tail, Ltd.
1419 Plainfield/Naperville Rd.
Naperville, IL 60564
630.632.8245
theupscaletail.com

Kendra Otto, Owner
Jennie Krezel, Owner
The UpScale Tail, Ltd.
Our professional pet styling team offers a wide variety of pet grooming services. We believe in constantly continuing our education to stay up on the latest trends of pet grooming and handling, and are well known in our industry for our quality of work that we put into pet grooming. We offer specialties in hand-stripping, rustic coat maintenance, hand-scissoring, conformation show grooming, cat grooming, senior pet grooming, fearful pet grooming and creative grooming.
Luigi’s Pizza and Fun Center
732 Prairie Street,
Aurora, IL 60506
630.896.9861
LuigisPizzaAndFunCenter.com

Bill Poss, Owner
Luigi’s Pizza and Fun Center
Luigi’s Pizza and Fun Center is a family fun center that has a 3-level laser tag—which is the coolest laser tag in the Chicago land area, 4-mini bowling lanes for all ages, and over 100 arcade games that you can win tickets and win prizes. We have 4 private rooms to hold family functions, business meetings and birthday parties for any size group. We do fundraising for non-profit groups so you can raise money for your functions. One of our famous birthday parties is YOU MAKE YOUR OWN 7" PIZZA and have fun doing it.
First Student School Bus
31w330 Schoger Dr.
Naperville, IL 60564
630.978.3284
firststudentinc.com

Linda Ondrus, Location Manager
First Student School Bus
We are the largest school bus company in the Nation. Our safety record is one of the best in the country. We transport over 17,000 students in the Naperville and Oswego area. Many of our Drivers are Parents of the Students we transport. We are involved in the communities we service. We also service the area Daycares and YMCA’s call us for your future transportation needs.
Law Offices of Robert J. Varak
4824 Snapjack Circle
Naperville, IL 60564
773.991.3309
varaklaw.com

Robert Varak, Estate Planning Attorney
Law Offices of Robert J. Varak
My job is to make it as easy as possible for my clients to use wills and trusts to plan for their children's future and protect what they've earned. I do this by completely reinventing the experience of working with a lawyer. Everything from scheduling meetings to communicating with me directly is driven by the idea of making it convenient for the client. Every family needs to think about these issues, and I help them by using my experience to provide the security they want in a comfortable and friendly environment.
Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses


Golfnaperville.org

Ed Provow, Director of Golf Services
Kevin Carlson, Superintendent of Grounds
Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses
Experience the best in quality, convenience and value in the Western Suburbs! Both Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf Courses provide an excellent golf experience for players of all skill levels. Course amenities include four sets of tees, golf carts equipped with GPS units, 28 – station natural turf driving range with target greens, practice greens, bunkers and short game areas. Individual/group, camps and clinics golf instruction for kids and adults supervised by Illinois Section PGA Professionals. Before and after the round excellent clubhouse food and beverage services on our newly renovated patio’s.
Naperville Magazine
55 South Main St. Ste 300
Naperville, IL 60540
630.696.4124
napervillemagazine.com

Leah Rippe, Publisher
Naperville Magazine
Naperville Magazine is the premier community lifestyle magazine appealing to those who have a zest for life and an appreciation for new experiences, charitable events, and social happenings. Whether your interest is in business, health, fitness, style, restaurant reviews, home features, special events, or destination hot spots, our coverage will intrigue, inform and inspire.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
2001 N. Roselle Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60195
888.935.6878
Medievaltimes.com

Sandy Maldonado-Martinez, Marketing & Sales Manager
Keith "Sir K" Nadal, Sales Manager
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is a thrilling and rousing live jousting tournament! Marvel at awe-inspiring horsemanship and falconry while dining on a four-course meal fit for royalty. It's an experience you won't soon forget!
DuPage Credit Union
790 Royal St. George Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
800.323.2611
dupagecu.com

Amy Brandt, Vice President of Business Solutions
Dr. Darlene J. Ruscitti, Regional Superintendent, DuPage Regional Office of Education
DuPage Credit Union
“People helping people," – that's what credit unions are all about. At DuPage Credit Union we take this message to heart by helping the community through the Credit Union’s giving program, DuPage CUgives. Our goal is to make a more impactful difference in the personal lives of those we serve and their neighbors. Now through July 11th, DuPage Credit Union and the DuPage Regional Office of Education have teamed up help local students in need. One hundred percent of the proceeds from our “We’ve Got Your Back” campaign will be used to purchase backpacks and basic school supplies for hundreds of local students who are unable to afford them. To learn more about the Credit Union’s giving efforts through DuPage CUgives, visit dupagecu.com/community.
Edward Cancer Center
Naperville
801 S. Washington St.
630.527.3788
Plainfield
24600 W. 127th Street
630.527.3788

edward.org/cancer

Jenna Vangilder, Administrative Director
Elyse Weber, Genetic Counselor
Edward Cancer Center
Edward Cancer Centers are located in Naperville, on the campus of Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington St. and on the Edward Plainfield campus, 127th St. and Van Dyke Rd. Both have a highly specialized medical team along with comprehensive, state-of-the-art outpatient medical and radiation oncology services, including the most sophisticated and precise radiation treatment options available to target and remove tumors, one of the most active clinical trials programs outside of a university setting, the most active cancer research program in DuPage Co. and psychosocial programs to help cancer patients and their families. For more information, visit www.edward.org/cancer or call (630) 527-3788.
Raging Waves
4000 N. Bridge St. (Highway 47)
Yorkville, IL 60560
630.882.6575
ragingwaves.com

Randy Witt, Managing Partner
Raging Waves
Raging Waves is Illinois’ largest water park, in Yorkville, located 45 minutes west of Chicago. The Aussie-themed family park entertains thousands of guests each day during the summer season. The park was named “Best of the Midwest” by Midwest Living magazine and USA Today rated Raging Waves a “top Illinois Summer Destination.” The park is affiliated with the World Waterpark Association and International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.
Ultimate ChiroCare Chiropractic
3590 Hobson Road, Suite 301
Woodridge, IL 60517
630.778.9000
ultimatechirocare.com

Dr. Perry Cammisa, Chiropractor and Owner
Ultimate ChiroCare Chiropractic
Our Chiropractic office was founded in 1991 in Naperville, Illinois. We recently moved to an expanded facility in Woodridge, adjacent to Seven Bridges. Structural changes require a structural solution. Because of this, we specialize in combining chiropractic care with state-of-the-art physical therapy treatments so that we don't just relieve your pain, but we actually change and strengthen your structure so that you can return to a pain-free, active lifestyle. We are the only Chiropractor in Naperville that has a successful, medication-free treatment for osteopenia and osteoporosis. Our research was approved by Edward Hospital IRB.
DuPage CUgives
790 Royal St. George Drive
Naperville, IL 60563
800.323.2611
dupagecu.com/community

Amy Brandt, Vice President of Business Solutions
Roberta Kozlowicz, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
DuPage CUgives
“People helping people," – that's what credit unions are all about. At DuPage Credit Union we take this message to heart by helping the community through the Credit Union’s giving program, DuPage CUgives. Our goal is to make a more impactful difference in the personal lives of those we serve and their neighbors. Now through July 11th, DuPage Credit Union and the DuPage Regional Office of Education have teamed up help local students in need. One hundred percent of the proceeds from our “We’ve Got Your Back” campaign will be used to purchase backpacks and basic school supplies for hundreds of local students who are unable to afford them. To learn more about the Credit Union’s giving efforts through DuPage CUgives, visit dupagecu.com/community.
First Community Financial Bank
24 W. Gartner Road, Suite 104
Naperville, IL 60540
630.357.3810
fcbankgroup.com

Lou Petritz, Naperville Market President
Mike Thiel, Assistant Vice President
Mary Bazan, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Lending
First Community Financial Bank
We Are A True Community Bank
At First Community, solutions come from bankers who know you and understand your needs. As a true community bank, our value proposition is built on the quality and integrity of our people. Banking locally saves time and strengthens your community. Like every local business, our success is intertwined with the success of our community. After all, we are local and we live here too.

Where You Come First
Today, with an expanded, full service Naperville location, our bankers bring a uniquely positive and personal banking experience to individuals and businesses throughout our community. For one-on-one service with free personal checking, no fee nationwide ATM access, mobile banking with check deposit and a full range of commercial banking services including cash management and commercial lending, count on First Community.
ClearSounds Communications Inc.
1743 Quincy Avenue, Suite 155
Naperville, IL 60540
800.965.9043
clearsounds.com

Michele Ahlman, CEO
ClearSounds Communications Inc.
ClearSounds is a passionate, women-owned, family company with 30+ years dedicated to advanced sound technology. We specialize in amplified phones, Bluetooth headsets, amplified neckloops, mobile accessories and listening systems for people with hearing loss and those looking for a remarkable listening experience. We are the leading developer of advanced devices for the hearing impaired for the home, office and away. We create, design, produce, and manufacture our own products. Our commitment to having Massive Positive Impact continues beyond the sale of a product and is reflected in the respect with which we treat our customers.
OPUS
P.O. Box 495
Naperville, IL 60566
630.983.8902
napOPUS.org

Barbara Norris Coates, Director of Marketing and Strategies
Mara Gallagher, Music Librarian & 1-Day Workshop Director
OPUS
OPUS is a charitable, not-for-profit volunteer organization. The OPUS vision is to enrich our community with beautiful chamber and orchestral music. The mission is to provide inspirational opportunities for young people to cultivate, nurture, and strengthen performing arts by expanding their chamber and orchestral music skills. In 2014, OPUS will run its 12th annual OPUS Chamber Music Camp for young musicians ages 8-18 (August 3-9) on Benedictine University campus, and a one-day "Never too Late to Play Chamber Music Workshop” (August 23) for students and adults at North Central College. Visit www.napOPUS.org for more details and other OPUS programs.
Edward Health & Fitness Centers
Naperville: 630.646.5900
Woodridge: 630.646.7900

edward.org/fitness

Cindy Eggemeyer, Executive Director
Edward Health & Fitness Centers
There are two Edward Health & Fitness Center locations – on the campus of Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington St., Naperville and in Woodridge, 6600 S. Route 53. Both are state-of-the-art facilities that offer Edward’s medically-based approach to wellness, which promotes exercise, nutrition, stress management and healthy lifestyle habits. Each Center has high-tech strength and cardiovascular equipment, swimming and warm water therapy pools, a walking/running track and numerous mind/body wellness classes like Zumba, yoga, Pilates and tai chi. The Spa at Seven Bridges offers massage therapy, manicures, pedicures, facials, body wraps, spa baths, and body scrubs and polishes.
Cobb Team Homes

630.305.3334
CobbTeamHomes.com

Bernie Cobb, Realtor/Broker
Cobb Team Homes
Bernie Cobb and the Cobb Team at REMAX consistently rank as the #1—with the most homes sold in Naperville! With 24+ years in the Real Estate Industry and thousands of pleased home owners and home sellers over the years, Bernie is one of the strongest working Real Estate professionals out there. Bernie’s dedication to his clients and his willingness to work day and night to get the job done is only half of the reason his clients keep coming back to him, year after year. Their confidence in Bernie allows clients to feel comfortable referring their friends and family into Bernie’s hands.
Expert Plumbing Heating & Electrical
424 Fort Hill Drive, Suite 122
Naperville, IL 60540
630.579.1996
expertplumbing.com

Stephen Brockman, Owner
Expert Plumbing Heating & Electrical
Expert Plumbing Heating and Electrical has won 5 excellence in construction awards. We are also a past Small Business of the year winner with the Naperville Chamber and most recently the winner of the innovative contraption competition at the Dupage Childrens Museum. Naperville’s only Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer. Stephen Brockman is the owner and a longtime resident of Naperville.
GF Mom Certified

773.234.6636
gfmomcertified.com

Tiffany Hinton, Founder and President
Will Hinton, CTO
GF Mom Certified
Gluten Free Mom Certified provides customers with fabulous and easy gluten free recipes. Tiffany founder and president of GF Mom Certified currently has 7 published cookbooks, featuring gluten and dairy free recipes your family will love. Tiffany started GF Mom Certified to help other mom's be able to give their kids healthy and tasty meals free from allergens. In our recent book, we encourage families to appreciate history with tasty southern, country and soulful recipes from our family history while still being gluten free and allergy friendly.
HopperTopper, Inc.


hopper-topper.com

Santosh Arcot, President
HopperTopper, Inc.
HopperTopper, Inc. based out of Naperville, Illinois, is the manufacturer and supplier of HopperTopper™ lawn and leaf bag funnel. HopperTopper is an innovative solution that makes yard cleanup really easy - whether it is grass clippings or leaves. HopperTopper inserts into any ordinary paper yard waste bag and creates a large funnel-shaped opening for the bag. HopperTopper maintains the bag open, even under windy conditions. Compact and easy to store, the HopperTopper is reusable and completely biodegradable. HopperTopper is a patented product that is proudly manufactured in the USA using highest quality, locally-sourced materials.
OrgaNums
1015 N Main Street
Naperville, IL 60563
630.397.9936
organums.com

Ashley Rossi, Owner & Creator
OrgaNums
OrgaNum's produces a line of high quality, nutrient-rich, organic tiny human food that is frozen so that parents have an opportunity to invest in the health of their children by simply turning away from the shelf. We are working hard to be able to realize our dream of brick & mortar, but for now we offer delivery services. OrgaNums is currently seeking funding through Kickstarter for a new kitchen space, which is crucial to the success and scalability of the business and would allow for job creation. Project can be found here.
DeEtta
428 West Fifth Avenue
Naperville, IL 60563
630.548.4078
deettasbakery.com

Morgan Tyschper, Owner
Kevin Tyschper, Owner
DeEtta's Bakery
DeEtta's Bakery is your source for scratch made baked goods. Looking for a cake, cookies, donut, danish coffee cake, fresh loaf of bread or great cup of our custom blended coffee... Look no further. Let DeEtta's Bakery be a part of your next special event.
Kickers Soccer Club

630.890.4150
kickerssoccerclub.org

Mark Pickett, Club President
Luke Weaver, Director of Soccer
Kickers Soccer Club
Founded in 1959 Kickers Soccer Club is a full service soccer club serving the Naperville, Aurora and surrounding areas.Kickers Soccer Club has professional coaches, coaching the competitive travel soccer from an internationally recognized curriculum. Kickers Soccer Club offers competitive soccer based on total development of the player from young ages although the way through College. Kickers SC runs a recreational league for young players in the community to learn soccer in a fun, safe environment. KSC also runs programs in the community including, little Kickers classes, winter development training, Kickers juniors, and a Summer Camp.
Gailani Designs Inc.
2234 Keim Rd
Naperville, IL 60565
630.420.0800
gailanidesigns.com

Susan A. Gailani, Owner
Gailani Designs Inc.
Gailani Designs Inc. was established in 1992 and has been serving Chicago and its suburbs. Gailani Designs provides unique solutions to residential and commercial clients in draperies, blinds, shades, shutters, and motorized window treatments. Susan Gailani, believes that the environment has a direct impact on people’s emotions, how they feel, their relationships, and productivity. Susan helps people feel terrific in their environments and achieve the level of happiness, comfort, and productivity they deserve, as such, she considers herself as the therapist for the home or place of business!
Dynamic Professional Women

630.336.3773
dpwomen.com

Christie Ruffino, President and Founder
Dynamic Professional Women's Network
The Dynamic Professional Women’s Network is the largest, referral focused, women’s networking organization in the Chicagoland area that offers an industry exclusive networking experience designed to help women create partnerships with each other to generate ideas, alliances, and revenues within a structured referral generating format. Five years since its conception, more than 1200 members have joined DPWN recognizing it as a driving force behind the success and profitability for many of its members’ businesses. We have referral chapters in many cities, and each chapter has only one member from any business category.
Opal Enterprises, Inc.
127 Ambassador Drive Suite 159
Naperville, IL 60540
630.355.6557
opalenterprises.net/

Corrin Roach, Office Manager
Opal Enterprises, Inc.
Opal Enterprises is an exterior remodeler with a strong focus on high-end siding, window, and roof replacements. Grouped with expert craftsmanship and trust, Opal offers a foundation of strong communication and strives to provide each homeowner with a "Wonderful Remodeling Experience!" We take the approach that most homeowners will likely only replace siding, windows or a roof once in a lifetime, so we make sure to involve our homeowners every step of the way and ensure a very smooth remodeling process!
LeanOn Consulting™ LLC
1212 South Naper Blvd, Suite 119-135
Naperville, IL 60540
630.778.6328
LeanOnConsulting.com

Kathy Wishnew, Principal/Owner
LeanOn Consulting™ LLC
LeanOn Consulting™ LLC offers consulting services in the areas of Process, Project and Change Management. We have gained over 26 years of experience in Corp America with many of those years as a P&L business owner. We have practical experience in real-world problem solving and fully understand the ramifications if the strategic plan does not have buy-in; if the executive team operates as independent silos; and if the new product development process is inflexible and no one follows it. We understand this as we have “been there, experienced that!” If you are a business owner and experiencing problems hitting stakeholder / shareholder commitments, give us a call at 630.698.3069 or visit www.LeanOnConsulting.com. We'll meet with you and if there is a fit, Kathy will work on-site to conduct a Business Assessment (BA) which could range from 1 to 4 weeks. The BA will conclude with a BA report outlining opportunities and associated ROI. Another scenario where we have proven ourselves is in the area of mergers and acquisitions. If a company is preparing to merge or acquire another business, we would conduct the BA which would include a leadership review and proposed business assimilation plan. This 3rd party view has proven to be quite valuable for incoming CEOs / Presidents of the new organization.
Packer Engineering Group
3108 State Route 59, Suite 124-256
Naperville, IL 60564
630.701.7703
packereng.com

Jeff Williams, President
Packer Engineering Group
Packer Engineering Group is a new company founded by former professional staff members of the original Packer Engineering in Naperville, Illinois, a leader in the engineering consulting business for 50 years. We are carrying forward the standard of exceptional service to our clients, providing a thorough and professional work product no matter what size the project is. It is our business to provide answers to difficult technical questions that our clients encounter. Our professional staff have experience working on projects in litigation and insurance support, accident investigation, industrial consulting, product development, laboratory testing and research. If you are starting on a new venture or if your daily routine has been disrupted by the unexpected, we will join with you, applying our knowledge and experience to help you get to where you need to be. We are Packer Engineering Group.......Engineers with Answers!
Darfler Benefit Auctions & Consulting

630.548.4663
DBAC1990.com

Bart Darfler, CEO
Darfler Benefit Auctions & Consulting
Since 1990 DBAC has been dedicated to serving non-profit organizations improve attendance and optimize net dollars raised at fund raising events. We assist non-profits of all sizes plan, prepare and produce entertaining "fun" raisers with a common sense approach and cutting edge ideas. In addition to Bart we now have 3 other auctioneers with an average of 15+ years bid calling experience. I want to emphasize that we provide guidance and recommendations for every aspect of a non-profit's event, be it a Gala or Golf Outing. From operational management, to audience development to acquisitions we have the experience and skill set to achieve sustainable, record setting results. We are adept at improving results whether it's an organization's first or 40th fund raising event. The people that attend your fund raising events, your supporters and advocates, deserve being treated with appreciation and respect. You, as an organization, achieve that by investing the time & effort into planning, preparing, and producing an informative, compassionate, and entertaining 'product.'
Power Edge Yoga Fitness
605 E. Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60563
630.246.2356
poweredgeyoga.com

Michelle Young, Owner
Power Edge Yoga Fitness
Power Edge Yoga Fitness focuses on all fitness levels. Some classes include: Yoga Flow I & II, Prenatal Yoga, Pilates, Piloxing™, Flirty Girl Fitness™, Balletone™, and our signature class format “coreXyoga™”. Each class offers a fun and new way to enjoy fitness. Class sizes are small and inviting. All classes are included in the Unlimited group fitness package. It is our aim to have classes be open, welcoming, and affordable. Power Edge Yoga Fitness offers our signature class “coreXyoga™” which blends the best of Pilates and Yoga for a fun and effective head-to-toe workout. Interested in being an instructor? We offer Teacher Training Programs for Yoga, Pilates, and coreXyoga™. Tuition is affordable with payment plans under $100/month. Training includes hands on workshops with practical class time and more.
SCORE 18 Indoor Golf
1466 E. Chicago
Naperville, IL 60540
630.848.7200
score18indoorgolf.com

Larry Tykane, Owner
Trev Williams, Staff Professional
SCORE 18 Indoor Golf
SCORE 18 Indoor Golf’s ProTee Golf Simulators help you keep your game “up to par.” Play a round of golf, regardless of the weather outside. Pick from over 90 of the most popular courses in beautiful 3D reality. You see your ball fly, in real time, exactly as it would on the course. With each stroke, you can see the exact distance, trajectory, and launch speed. You can review a diagram showing the club head’s position through impact. Whether you’re just starting or a seasoned golfer, this level of instant feedback is an invaluable tool for improving your swing. Play by yourself or with friends, and enjoy a full food menu, snacks, and over 20 different beers and wines now available on-site. You can also keep track of all your favorite teams on our HD TV’s. At SCORE 18 Indoor Golf, we’re serious about your game!
Autumn Green Animal Hospital
39 W 124 Keslinger Rd.
Geneva, IL 60134
630.232.2222
autumngreenanimalhospital.com

Dr. Vivian Grant, Veterinarian & Owner
Rianna Bachan, Practice Manager
Autumn Green Animal Hospital
Our hospital is dedicated to offer complete whole body care for your pet. We are proud to stand out as a unique establishment that combines both aspects of Traditional and Alternative care. Our philosophy is based on an integrative approach allowing for better preventative care and illness treatment at all levels. Our traditional Western approach focuses on education coupled with prevention to avoid illness and disease. A Western approach allows diagnosed symptoms to be treated, while individual systems within the body are evaluated to determine the cause of injury and illness. We are fully operational with state of the art lab testing equipment and digital radiographs. Our traditional services include exams surgical care, grooming, boarding, daycare and training. An alternative Eastern approach looks at your pet as a whole being. By evaluating physical symptoms, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of health, we can balance the body, improve health, and enhance quality of life. Our alternative care provides owners with options such as essential oils, acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, and Reiki.
RE/Max of Naperville
1200 Iroquois Ave
Naperville, IL 60563
630.637.9009
DanFirks.com

Dan Firks, #1 Real Estate Broker
RE/Max of Naperville
Dan Firks specializes in residential real estate for Chicago’s western suburbs. As a Naperville resident and Realtor, he has been named a “5-Star Real Estate Agent” by Chicago Magazine, Zillow, and is the #1 Real Estate Broker at RE/Max of Naperville. Dan understands the importance of making your priorities, his top priority. HIs client driven approach ensures that each client’s receives undivided attention and superior service. With over 17 years of experience as an award winning multi-million dollar Realtor, Dan values lifelong relationships and the referrals of satisfied clients. Dan’s Firks & the Call Firks 1st team specialize in a full range of real estate services to serve residential buyers, sellers, and investors including: -Luxury Homes -Custom & New Construction Homes -First Time Home Buyers -Investment Properties To gain insight of what it’s like to work with Dan, check out Dan’s reviews on Zillow. To view homes in Naperville go to www.NapervilleIllinoisHomes.com.
Beyond the Brush
Kathy: 815.325.6830
Holly:815.735.3887

beyondthebrush.net

Kathy Bartnik, Co-Owner/Artist
Holly Mellendorf, Co-Owner/Artist
Beyond the Brush
Beyond the Brush is a collaborative effort between Kathleen Bartnik & Holly Mellendorf to bring the beauty of a contoured line and the change of hue in motion to create a unique decorative process. Wall Murals, stenciling, Faux finishes, canvas paintings. Let us help you bring your ideas to life.
Two Bostons
103 West Jefferson Ave &
2523 West 75th Street
Naperville, IL
630.357.7621 & 630.305.0150
twobostons.com

AdreAnne Tesene, Owner
Two Bostons
Two Bostons has been serving the pet community of Naperville since 2005, offering the best selection of grain free food, healthy treats, safe chews, durable toys, designer and functional collars, as well as a fun selection of bakery treats sure to make your dog drool. Two Bostons prides themselves on supporting the community and educating many families on the importance of proper pet ownership and pet rescue and adoptions. This year, they are excited to work closely with ISO Furry Photography and Autumn Green Animal Hospital on a program called Hearts for the Humane, giving voices to animal rescue groups and those dogs and cats looking for their forever homes. Two Bostons strives to make the live of people and pets better and have numerous ideas to keep doing just that while having fun and supporting our great communities!
Ocie Florals
329 N. Center
Naperville, IL 60540
630.420.7475
ocieflorals.com

Carol Sawka, Owner
Ocie Florals
Ocie Florals is a floral company specializing in weddings with over 20 years of making brides comfortable and confident. Our approach is to listen liberally to the bride and accept her input and ideas. We have a great awareness of visual styles and trends, from traditional western elegance to worldwide fashion. We gauge your sensibilities and individual thresholds to best apply our style knowledge and best reflect you. We give you personal attention and cherish our role as your trusted advisor. The process includes on-site appointments at the physical location to help clients visualize the wedding by being able to truly see color, lighting, spacial effects, and any potential constraints. Distance is not a barrier at Ocie. In fact, almost half of our brides live out of state. Ocie coordinates with other vendors. By seamlessly integrating our work with other wedding vendors, we create the image you desire. Ocie: Distinction in floral expression.
COUNTRY Financial
1960 Springbrook Square Dr. Suite 100
Naperville, IL 60564
630.548.1894
countryfinancial.com

Dan Ricklefs, Associate Agency Manager
Shannon Libby, Financial Representative
COUNTRY Financial
For more than 85 years, COUNTRY Financial® has been helping people like you balance your need to protect what you have with your desire to build for the future. We serve about one million households and businesses throughout the United States. We can protect what you have – like your car, home, business, and family. And, we can help you build for the future with guidance on reaching your own retirement dreams or – for business owners – those of your employees. Our financial representatives are knowledgeable, down to earth, backed by a team of experts, and best of all – local. That means you get personal attention coupled with the expertise of financial planners, investment managers, and product-specific professionals.
Rightsize Facility Performance
5000 W. Roosevelt Road, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60644
312.698.6960
rightsizefacility.com

Mason Awtry, President
Rightsize Facility Performance
Founded in 2004 as an office furniture liquidator, Rightsize Facility Performance today is a nationwide office interiors and facilities services firm serving corporate clients in transition. Employing an industry leading “Design/Furnish” approach that features an accelerated delivery model, a multi-faceted technology platform for scope development and planning, as well as a creative blending of pre-owned, refurbished and new office furniture, Rightsize provides its clients with a seamless workplace transition and is a single source for interior design, furniture procurement, delivery and installation, asset disposition, facility decommissioning and ancillary project services. Through its Office Furniture Center brand, which includes OfficeFurnitureCenter.com and a 200,000-square-foot showroom located in Chicago, IL, Rightsize also offers clients a single source for quality workstations, desks, seating, filing, conference room and reception furniture. For more information please visit www.rightsizefacility.com.
Belgio
416 W. 5th Avenue
Naperville, IL 60563
630.369.6100
belgios.com

Tom Belgio, Owner
Tim Belgio, Owner
Belgio's Catering
Whether you’re planning a large or small function, you can depend on Belgio’s Catering for terrific food and expert service, and have the peace of mind knowing that every detail is covered! We’ll take the time to discuss your catering needs, and help you select a menu and plan an event that fits your needs and your budget- an event you’re really proud of-each and every time! From a small family function to an event for thousands, Belgio’s Catering is your catering and event planning specialist. We can handle all your staffing and rental needs as well.
Wheatland Animal Hospital
24041 103rd St.
Naperville, IL 60564
630.904.2020
wheatlandanimalhospital.com

Dr. Christopher Dupuis, Veterinarian
Wheatland Animal Hospital
Wheatland Animal Hospital is a full service animal clinic in southwest Naperville. We treat each patient as an individual and aim to strengthen the human-companion animal bond. We see dogs, cats, and many exotics, including birds, guinea pigs, ferrets, and rats. We provide a wide range of services, including disease preventive care, surgery, dermatology, cancer care, dental care, behavioral consultations, and humane end of life care. We strive to provide exceptional medical treatment, while fostering an environment based on respecting clients and helping them make the best decisions for their pets. Above all, we believe in fair treatments for the animals in the least stressful environment possible.
Miss Joan
3344 S. Rte 59
Naperville, IL 60564
630.210.8073
missjoanscupcakes.com

Joan Selitzky, Owner/Operator
Miss Joan's Cupcakes
Miss Joan's Cupcakes is a baked fresh daily cupcake shop located in south Naperville area. We use only the finest and freshest ingredients in our product. Best butter, best chocolate, best of everything! We bake twelve flavors a day - eight everyday flavors, plus four specialty flavors. If you like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, we tell you the night before what those four specialty flavors are. We have over 60+ flavors on our menu. We also do customized cupcakes to the customers’ specific party needs. Customization is available for free for birthday parties, showers, weddings and all special events, and everything we do is edible. We pride ourselves on having the best baked product and the best customer service!
St. Patrick
1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Il 60563
630.416.6565
stpatricksresidence.org

Sister Jeanne Haley, O.Carm., Administrator
St. Patrick's Residence Nursing and Rehabilitation
St. Patrick's Residence is a 24-hour skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility served by the Carmelite Sisters providing loving care in a home-like environment. We offer short-term rehabilitation, physical, occupational and speech therapies, Alzheimer's/Dementia, and end of life care. Amenities include eye, dental, podiatry and audiology clinics, daily Mass, full activity schedule, full-time Dietician, rooftop garden and coffee shop.
North Central College
30 N. Brainard St.
Naperville, IL 60540
630.637.5100
northcentralcollege.edu

Jim Godo, Assistant Vice President For External Affairs
North Central College
Founded in 1861, North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 55 undergraduate majors and graduate programming in seven areas. North Central College is committed to academic excellence; a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service; a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation; and a caring environment with small classes. North Central is recognized as among “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report; “Best in the Midwest” Colleges by Princeton Review; among “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes magazine; a “Military-Friendly School 2014” by G.I. Jobs Magazine; a 2013-2014 “College of Distinction;” and a “High Return on Investment College” by Affordable Colleges Online. North Central College enhances the quality of life in Naperville by hosting more than 500 fine arts performances annually in Wentz Concert Hall and other venues.
Fox Valley Nutrition
4044 Fox Valley Center Drive
Aurora, IL 60504
630.499.7773
Shapeupfoxvalley.com

Rick Sanchez, Co-Owner/Certified Personal Trainer
Fox Valley Nutrition
Fox Valley Nutrition is the one stop shop for your Healthy Active Lifestyle ambitions. We offer an outstanding selection of Meal Replacement Shakes and Thermogenic Herbal Tea made on the spot with amazing flavor options. Fox Valley Nutrition offers upon request a free Personal Health Coach who can guide you through supplementation and meal plan options depending on your goals. Healthy living is indeed a lifestyle. As our life changes often, so do our nutritional needs. Fox Valley Nutrition has a 2,000 square foot Fitness Studio that offers various activities for every fitness level from Boot Camp, Zumba, and Yoga. Prices range from free to $10 per class. We also offer free group activities, such as a Body Transformation Challenge, Boot Camp Fit Challenge, and Zumba Challenge, plus added incentives to excel in your healthy active ambitions. Be a part of the mission to change the nutritional habits of your community and shape up Fox Valley.
Five Star Tennis Center
11959 Normantown Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60585
630.282.4888
fivestartennis.com

Dan Brown, Owner/Director of Operations
Timmer Halligan, Director of High Performance Tennis
Five Star Tennis Center
We are the first true tennis club to be built in the Western Suburbs in nearly 30 years! We also are one of the few tennis clubs in the nation that is owned by tennis professionals. We will offer the tennis community the best tennis experience around! We are dedicated to promoting the growth of tennis in the community.
LookSmart Eye Care
2781 Maple Ave.
Lisle, IL 60532
630.904.6000
Looksmartoptical.com

Dr. Mujahid Saeed, Doctor of Optometry
LookSmart Eye Care
At LookSmart Eye Care, our team is passionate about comprehensive eye care. Dr. Saeed brings his extensive experience working at an ophthalmology practice to LookSmart Eye care. You can expect to not only receive your glasses and contact lens prescriptions, but also a strong focus on the on the medical health of your eyes. Dr. Saeed enjoys working with patients of all ages from performing a child's very first eye exam, to counseling interested Lasik candidates, as well as co-managing cataract surgery. Dr. Saeed works with area Ophthalmologists to ensure you receive the best care available. LookSmart Eyecare offers its patients a wide selection of the latest styles from fashion forward eyewear designers at truly competitive prices. Our team is enthusiastic about helping you find the right frame for you and your lifestyle. We know you will see the LookSmart difference on your first visit!
Naperville YMCAs
2120 W. 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564
630.904.9595
fryfamilyymca.org

Judy Ellertson, Executive Director
R.J. Bartels, Executive Director
Naperville YMCAs
The YMCA provides programs for early childhood development, school's out time including before and after school child care and day camp and swim lessons for all ages. The YMCA encourages healthy lifestyles through physical activity for the whole family including group exercise classes, personal training, dance and martial arts and sports leagues. We promote family bonding with out Y-Guides program, Friday night family night and family friendly fitness classes. Active older adults stay independent and connected through exercise and social time. The Y provides these services to all regardless of their ability to pay.
Ball Factory Indoor Play & Café
864 S. Route 59
Naperville, IL 60540
630.445.8365
ballfactoryfun.com

Eliza Antoniuk, Owner
Ball Factory Indoor Play & Café
Ball Factory is a safe, clean, and stimulating environment for physically active children aged 12 and under to play in and explore. Ball Factory’s visually open play area will ensure children's safety while challenging them to reach, think, interact, explore, and have fun. Play areas have soft indoor play equipment with extensive padding and no sharp edges. Our 10,000 square foot area consists of giant 2,000 square foot play structure, a 30 foot long triple slide, enclosed Parent & Tot Lounge for toddlers under the age of 4, and a Café with seating to accommodate 60 people. Ball Factory offers private birthday party rooms, complete with food and beverage, supervision from trained staff, and several hours of fun! Ball Factory desires playtime to be as rewarding for the parents as it is for the children, as they spend time together.
Apricot Lane Naperville
140 W Jefferson Ave
Naperville, IL 60540
217.762.7771
apricotlanenaperville.com

Abbie Miller, Store/Operations Manager
Apricot Lane Naperville
Apricot Lane Naperville will offer women’s branded and non-branded fashion apparel, jewelry, handbags, accessories and gift items for mothers and daughters, teens through fifties with the hottest fashion looks in limited quantities arriving daily from the LA Fashion District.
Keough & Moody, P.C.
1250 E. Diehl Road #405
Naperville, IL 60563
630.369.2700
kmlegal.com

Chuck Keough, Attorney at Law
Keough & Moody, P.C.
Keough & Moody, P.C. represents condominium and community associations throughout Illinois. The firm collects unpaid assessments, drafts/amends governing documents and engages in litigation. The firm also maintains corporate information, advises boards and reviews contracts. Services offered by different fee arrangements based on client needs. Please contact Charles M. Keough at cmk@kmlegal.com or (630) 369-2700 for more information regarding the firm.
LSK121 Oral Prosthetics
940 East Diehl Rd.
Naperville, IL 60563
630.955.1010
lsk121.com

Alysha Hester, Lab Coordinator
Nicole Eads, Public Relations
LSK121 Oral Prosthetics
LSK121offers an all-in-one lab and education center, dental professionals can trust with all their oral prosthetic needs. LSK121’s provides leading edge, hands-on seminars and live demonstrations to foster the continuing education of dental professionals. One lab. One resource. Ultimate solution. For more information or to get started, please visit www.lsk121.com.
Karma Medspa & Wellness Center
710 East Ogden Ave. Ste 200
Naperville, IL 60563
630.946.6672
karmamedspa.com

Dr. Matt Karingada, Partner
Dr. Saj Murtaza, Partner
Karma Medspa & Wellness Center
At Karma Medspa and Wellness Center, we embrace your entire well-being within one, unique setting. Revitalize your senses with our fitness classes, rejuvenate your essence with our state-of-the-art beauty treatments, and restore your body to a healthy state with our rehabilitation services.
Russian School of Mathematics
932 N Wright Street
Naperville, IL 60563
331.202.8254
russianschool.com

Mikhail Korenman, Principal
Ilya Rifkin, COO
Russian School of Mathematics
The Russian School of Mathematics (RSM) is a unique, award-winning after-school program based on the best practices of advanced math schools in Russia and Europe and adapted to the U.S. educational environment. Our mission is to build a solid math foundation and develop a student’s critical thinking ability with a well-structured curriculum and dedicated teachers. Today, over 8,000 students across the country attend our math schools. RSM’s approach to math education is unique in the US. Each lesson at our math schools builds carefully on the concepts introduced in previous lessons and preceding years. We do not teach to a test or rush through concepts. Instead, we emphasize derivation via logical and critical thinking over memorization. Our goal is to provide our students with a foundation of deep mathematical knowledge and an agility of thought that will serve them well throughout their entire lives.
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
630.296.8340
ThePromenadeBolingbrook.com

Tom Castagnoli, General Manager
The Promenade Bolingbrook
Outdoor regional shopping center located at the intersection of I-355- and I-55. 70 stores, 11 restaurants plus Macy's, Bass Pro, IPIC theatre and Barnes and Noble.
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