• Economic Lunch Team

    Event Team that manages the annual economic luncheon
    Ildiko Kresz
    Kresz and Associates LLC
    Managing Broker
    Robert Stelletello
    Right at Home Oak Park/Chicago
    Robert Stelletello is the owner of Right at Home Hinsdale/Oak Park/Chicago, a non-medical in home care services provider for seniors and disabled adults in Oak Park, surrounding communities and the City of Chicago.  His background includes extensive experience in senior services, real estate, finance, insurance and not for profit management. 

    He currently is the Board President of the OPRF Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Oak Park and River Forest and sits on the Boards of the Oak Park Area Lesbian Gay Assoc., the North Avenue Business Assoc., Theta Delta Chi Fraternity and the Spectemur Agendo Foundation.

    Gerard Downey
    Linden Wealth Management
    As a fiduciary, your interests always come first.  We don't push products.  Instead, we focus on financial solutions designed to help you reach your goals, grow and secure your wealth, so that one day you can retire in comfort knowing you will not outlive your assets.
    Adam Doe
    Adam Doe State Farm
    I am an insurance professional with 12 years of corporate management experience.  I have a passion for protecting my customers against the unexpected and helping them achieve their dreams.  My team and I are dedicated to serving Oak Park and helping the community thrive!  My wife's name is Patty she is the marketing manager at Hyatt Regency and we have a 4 year old son named Victor and a 1 year old named Greylee.
    Sam Yousif
    Body Gears Physical Therapy
    Andrew Fullerton
    Heil & Heil Insurance Agency
    Benjamin Trissel
    Debbie Pacchioni
    Chicago Red Stars
    Senior Partnership Coordinator
    Swati Saxena
    Baird & Warner, Inc.
    Jerry "Hutch" Hutchinson
    We are a communication design firm with a focus on creating effective websites and irresistible branding for small to midsize companies. 

    Crystal Dyer
    Gone Again Travel & Tours
    Group Travel Consultant
    I'm Crystal Dyer, born and raised in Chicago. I'm the mom of three wonderful son's and 7 grandchildren.  I founded Gone Again Travel & Tours in 1999, and in 2016, opened the first black owned brick and mortar agency in the Austin community. 

    I began my passion by attending the Harper College travel academy in Palatine Illinois for travel agents and meeting planners, graduating in 1999. Transferring my job from Chicago to Atlanta, I returned to Chicago in 2013 with a burning desire to help my family and Austin youth after my grandson was a victim of the senseless gun violence.  We launched Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures, Inc., to take youth on excursions to explore history, cultures technology and careers in tourism, traveling to Ghana West African in the fall of 2018.

    Renee Duba
    Sonder Private Wealth Management
    President and Founder
    With over 30 years of experience, Sonder Wealth provides high-quality, holistic and unbiased financial planning and investment advisory servics on a fee-only basis, specializing in helping families build and preserve their financial well-being.  In concert with  your other advisors, Sonder Wealth can address the entire spectrum of challenging financial issues you may be facing today.  From growing to preserving wealth, funding higher education and retirement, caring for aging family members,  transitioning your business or leaving a legacy, Sonder has the professional services to design a plan for the road ahead.
    Kit Tingpalpong, CFF, LSS
    AAA Travel & Insurance
    Certified Financial Fiduciary
    In practice since 2002, starting with New York Life Insurance Company as the financial representative, I came out of college with a dual degree Bachelors in Engineering Business and Business Administration.  I minored in Math.  
    I hope to be approachable, helpful and easy to work with.  As a Certified Financial Fiduciary, I can help you with AAA Banking, AAA Life Insurance & Annuity planning, and AAA Auto Club Trust - Investment & Retirement planning.  AAA Bank offers competitive rates in financing and lending and CD interest returns.   AAA Life Insurance offers a full suite of innovative products designed to protect and preserve your family lifestyle and nest egg.  Lastly check out our zero commission investment portfolio.

    You can find me on LinkedIn, if you want, easy to find me by google search keyword, Kit Tingpalpong LinkedIN. 
    Andre Kazimierski
    3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling
    Head Painting Contractor
    3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling is the #1-Rated Chicago House Painter and Painting Contractor in Chicago, Oak Park, La Grange, Hinsdale, and Western Springs of 2019.

    Did you know? 3rd Gen has locations in Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI, and a new location in Annapolis, MD. You can check out 3rd Gen's newest location near Washington DC by visiting our Annapolis Painting Services page (serving the Annapolis, Baltimore, and DC areas). You can learn more about our house painting location in Madison by visiting our home page: Madison Painters Near Me.
    Andre Kazimierski
    Sophia's Cleaning Service
    President of Sophia's Cleaning and 3rd Gen Painting
    Andre Kazimierski is the owner of Sophia’s Cleaning Service as well as the co-founder of 3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling.

    Born and raised in Brookfield, Andre’s entrepreneurial roots came from his mother Sophia, who established Sophia’s Cleaning in 1984. To this day, whether Andre’s crews are painting houses in Hinsdale or cleaning homes in Chicago, he dedicates a portion of every job to Cancer research in his late mother’s name. 

    Company Link URLs:
    Sophia's Cleaning Services Near Me
    Painting Contractors Chicago
    Wynona Redmond
    Wyn-Win Communications, Inc,
    Bryan Wakefield
    Oak Park Festival Theatre
    Managing Director
    Jake Bucher
    Dominican University
    Christa Haynes
    Boatwright Financial, LLC
    Financial Services Professional
    Whether you know if or not, every dollar you have saved is in one of three buckets- one that will be taxed now, one that will be taxed later, or one that will be taxed.... NEVER.  I help my clients build the kind of retirement they've always dreamed of, with the added benefit of being able to control your taxes and increase your net spendable income.  Whether you need to simply review your life insurance needs or you're ready for full-scale planning with investments and insurance products, I'm here to help.
    Conor Burke
    As a business adviser with Thryv, I have helped small business owners since 2003. At Thryv, we provide software & marketing tools to help local businesses stay organized, maximize online presence, grow revenue from existing clients & add new customers.
    In my capacity as a business adviser, I have been helping business owners in Chicagoland to become more efficient & grow revenues since 2003.
    By taking the time to understand a business owners' unique needs and challenges, I've been able to create customized marketing strategies to help my clients grow their businesses and achieve their goals.
    Mary Gilardi
    Keyrenter Chicago Metro Property Management