Our Member Bio’s

Name: Brett Schaibley

Title: Financial Advisor

Business: Edward Jones

As a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, Brett seeks to understand what’s most important to his clients.  He then use time tested principles to build personalized financial strategies specific to his clients’ financial goals, whether that’s retirement, college savings, leaving a legacy, or asset protection.  He partners with his clients for life to help them achieve their goals in the most tax efficient manner possible.  An ideal client for Brett would be an individual, family or business owner that wants to know, “Can I get there, and how do I get there?”

Name: Margaret Fluellen

Title: Branch Manager

Business: First American Bank

As a Bank Manager of First American Bank, Morgan Park, IL, I assist retail and small business clients with their lending and banking needs. An ideal client for me would be either a family and/or, business owner that needs a full service banking experience with a community bank that offers access to  55,000 free ATM’s. The question to ask when looking for a banking institution is, “Can they meet my needs in all, and any aspect of life that I have?”

Name: Bill McQuillan

Title: Flooring Specialist – “The Floor Guy”

Business: Landmark Flooring

Landmark Flooring offers residential and commercial carpet and flooring sales, service, installation, and repairs to our clients in the Chicagoland area. Our family-owned-and-operated business features the best selection of affordably priced, high quality carpet, laminate, hardwood and luxury vinyl tile flooring.

Landmark has a full service showroom in Tinley Park on 171st Street near La Grange, as well as a unique “shop at home” experience for our customers. We provide free consultations with no obligation quotes for any type of flooring projects.

Name: Bruce Hackel

Title: Real Estate Guru

Business: Remax Synergy

Bruce Hackel is a 40+ year veteran Realtor with Remax Synergy practicing  residential, commercial and investment real estate.  Remax Synergy has offices in Orland Park, Frankfort & South Loop.  Bruce is easy to reach and quick to respond.  Bruce is  happy to assist you with any real estate in the Greater Chicago Area.

Name: Dan Carr

Title: Mortgage Guru

Business: American Portfolio Mortgage

Dan Carr has helped thousands of families in the Chicagoland area achieve the American Dream of Homeownership. With 34 years of experience in the mortgage industry his knowledge of loan programs is one of the things that sets Dan apart.

Name: Bob Klaas

Title: Marketing Expert

Business:  Tower Marketing
Since 1994, Tower Marketing has been designing and producing cost-effective marketing and advertising programs to help our clients acquire new customers, get more business from their existing customers, and keep their current customers from going elsewhere. We can do the same for your business!

Name: Rich Devault

Title: Computer Repair Guy

Business: American Micro Computers

I’ve been an IT/computer consultant for 20 years, working with individuals and companies.  I build, repair and network computers, and often act as the IT Department for local companies.  I can meet with customers at their homes, or pick up computers from customers and take them back to my in-home shop for repair.  I strive to keep my customers’ computers running as efficiently as possible.

Name: Dr. Greg Cleofe

Title: Owner/Chiropractor – “Doc”

Business: Wellspring Chiropractic

We are a chiropractic, rehabilitation and acupuncture office located in the Palos Community and committed to improving the health and well-being of the every patient we serve. To us, every patient is different and is treated that way, too. We do everything we can so you can to get you back to doing the things you love in the quickest way possible.

Name: Katey Sylvester

Title: Owner / Optician

Businesses: Main Street Optical / SafetyRX Inc.

There is nothing more important than our vision, It’s how we initially interpret the world around us; our families, our passions and hobbies, and even how we do business. My goal in life is to make sure that everyone is seeing their world the best they possibly can, and preserve the vision you have for years to come; whether you are using your eyes for your personal and family life, or your work environment. Main Street Optical offers a comfortable atmosphere with a Top Notch Optometrist, and almost 2000 frames to choose from for your personal style. SafetyRX specializes in Industrial Safety Eyewear, that can be Fit/Dispensed at our storefront location inside Main Street Optical, or onsite at the workplace, no matter the environment/industrial skill.

Name: Ellen Boetticher

Title: President

Business: Millennium Title Group, Ltd.

Millennium Title Group, Ltd. is a title insurance agency with all of the resources of the two largest underwriters in the country while maintaining the personalized service of a small company. Specializing in Cook, Will and Dupage Counties in Illinois and Lake County in Indiana, our title officers have years of experience working with attorneys and other real estate professionals to solve  any adverse issues that may arise in a  residential or commercial sales or refinance transaction including new construction. Our closing department is fully mobile allowing us to send qualified, professional closers to a location convenient to the parties. We look forward to helping  make your real estate closing a great experience!

Name: Matthew Dixon

Title: Owner/Operator

Business: Dixon’s Dirt Stoppers

As the owner/operator of Dixon’s Dirt Stoppers LLC, I strive to restore the clean and natural beauty of a home. With our wide range of cleaning methods our trained and certified technicians go above and beyond to ensure the best of service by applying IICRC tested and approved methods in the cleaning of carpets, upholstery, tile and grout, and pressure washing. While treating every home with the utmost care, we bring life back into the materials we treat and offer the application of protectants and sealants to maintain that fresh clean look and keep our customers as happy as the day they received our services.

Name: Ray Berry

Title: Home Inspector

Business: Inspection One

Providing detailed digital residential and commercial building inspections used by realtors, attorneys, and lenders.  Ray has over 30 years of experience operating, maintaining and repairing buildings.

Name: William Bryan

Title: Attorney

Business: William J. Bryan – Attorney at Law

William J. Bryan has been serving residents and business organizations in Homewood, Illinois and the surrounding south suburban area for 40 years. His firm was founded on the principals of integrity and service for both personal and business legal matters. Whether you need proper guidance in the establishment and counsel of your business, arranging of a Will or Trust, representation in Real Estate matters or other services to include Civil Litigation, his office can provide that extra measure of assistance.

Name – Jodi McCarthy

Title – Accountant

Business – Ciarlette & Robbins

Ciarlette and Robbins LLP has been in business for over 20 years. Our firm focuses on providing quality accounting services to small to mid-size businesses and owners.   Many of these business owners find the “financial” part of running their business frustrating, yet more and more of their time has to be devoted here.  Ciarlette and Robbins changes this dynamic and allows its clients to focus on their passion, while we focus on ours.

Ciarlette & Robbins is unique in that its partners have a combination of public accounting and industry experience. Public accounting allows us to provide the typical accounting services – tax & audit. However, industry experience allows us to provide planning, controllership and management assistance to clients. Working in private companies has allowed our staff to understand the problems that clients face every day and to provide solutions.

Name: Patricia M. Bryan, PG

Title: President/Professional Geologist

Firm: Bryan Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Bryan Environmental Consultants is an environmental consulting firm focused on investigating and cleaning up brownfields and contaminated sites. We are licensed professional geologists and engineers dedicated to advancing our clients’ projects forward.  We specialize in Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, and cleaning up sites for municipalities, industry, and developers.

Name: Adam Hage

Title: Owner

Firm: Adam Hage Insurance Agency – State Farm

Adam started his business from scratch in 2012 and quickly rose to the top as one of the most successful State Farm Agencies in the entire country.  His team of trained staff puts their clients before anything and has been successful at getting shared over and over with friends and family.  He believes that protecting your assets with the perfect coverage is the biggest opportunity to save money when a loss occurs.

Name: Shari Fiocca

Title: Owner

Business: VDS Promo

At Vialdo, we know how time consuming it is to weed through the thousands of products available to find the perfect item for your next promotion or event. With more than 25 years of expertise, we not only find the perfect item for you but we can also create eye-catching graphics to make sure your business stands out.

Name: Bob Krause

Title: Comfort Specialist

Business: Merts Heating & Air Conditioning

Since 1952, Merts Heating & Air Conditioning has provided quality HVAC service to its residential and commercial customers in the Chicago area and nearby areas in Indiana. Our reputation as Chicagoland’s HVAC leader has been built on providing the best heating and cooling equipment and sales and service. But don’t take our word for it.

Merts has been recognized by the Better Business Bureau for excellence, and our Select Contractor providers have been awarded with NATE and BPI certifications. We take pride in offering our customers the best products and services available and promise to earn your trust.

Name: Stan Eighner

Title: Owner/Chief Florist

Business Eighners Florist

Eighner’s Florist has been proudly serving Homewood and the entire Chicagoland area since 1982. We are family owned and operated and committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Because all of our customers are important, our professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one. That is why we always go the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect. We serve over 150 suburbs daily, direct from our shop.

We specialize in the following services, large inventory of fresh flowers, tropical, plants, european/dish garden, contemporary and traditional arrangements, high-style floral arrangements, silk arrangements, weddings, funeral designs, extensive gift line, gourmet and fruit baskets, gift baskets.

Name: Gary Lundquist

Title: Owner

Business: Experimax – Orland Park

Experimax Orland Park, IL is home to your local Mac® experts. Do you need to repair your broken iPhone®? Do you need to find the best computer for school? Are you ready to replace your old MacBook® for a newer model? Do you just need some Apple® nerds who can answer your questions? We’ve got you!

At Experimax, we offer Certified Pre-Owned Apple computers, iPads® and iPhones – and every device we sell includes our Experisure warranty. We specialize in providing the Apple stuff you love at a price that you’ll love even more! If you’re looking for a discount or a great deal on a Mac computer, phone or tablet, then you have to visit Experimax Orland Park, IL today!

Name: Tom Dockweiler

Title: Principal

Business: Dockweiler Consulting

Tom spent over 40  years within the banking industry working with and lending to clients in nearly every industry.  He has seen businesses succeed, others fail, and has helped others in trouble get back on the right track.  Tom now uses this experience to provide guidance to businesses and business owners to grow revenues, operate more efficiently, increase profitability, enhance their business plans, negotiate bank loans, and tackle many other challenges that you may face in your business, both good or bad.

Name: Dave Dompeling

Title: Mr. Fix-it/Handyman

Business: Dave’s Home Services

With over 20 years of experience, when your home needs updating, maintenance or repair, we will provide you with quality workmanship. Some of the services we provide are: custom kitchen and bath remodeling, finished basements, cabinetry, tile, room additions and sunrooms, window and door installation and repairs, electrical work and repairs.  You name it, we can most likely build it or fix it for you.