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Established in 1882 as Harris Bank, and owned by BMO Financial Group since 1984, BMO Harris Bank has grown to become one of the largest banks in the Midwest serving personal, commercial and affluent customers.

BMO Harris Bank provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 600 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Arizona and Florida. Products and services include solutions for everyday banking, financing and investing, as well as a full suite of integrated commercial and financial advisory services.

BMO Harris Bank’s commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the U.S. BMO Private Bank serve a full range of client segments, from mainstream to ultra-high net worth, with a broad offering of wealth management products and solutions offered through offices across the United States.

BMO Harris Bank’s goal is to help customers make sense of complexity, make better choices in investing, saving and borrowing and have confidence. Its team helps customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services. And, BMO Harris has a deep commitment to the communities where our employees work and live.

BP is one of the world’s largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items.

Calamos Investments is a global investment firm committed to excellence in investment management and client services. Through individually managed accounts and mutual funds, Calamos provides investment management services to institutions and individuals around the world. The company strives to develop strategies that capitalize on the evolving opportunities of the investment landscape. Today Calamos offers equity, enhanced fixed income, global and international and alternative investment capabilities.

Chef By Request has catered to thousands of corporate companies and social clients throughout the Chicago suburbs since 1996, offering the best in gourmet food, professional service staff and full event planning. The company excels as a premier wedding caterer at venues throughout Chicago and surrounding areas.

Edward-Elmhurst Health was created in 2013, when Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare merged to become one of the larger integrated health systems in Illinois.

Today, Edward-Elmhurst Health is composed of three hospitals – Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health – and provides comprehensive health care to residents in the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

Elements offers an organic, contemporary riverfront experience with exquisite cuisine, making it the perfect destination for weddings, corporate functions and social events. With 250 seating availability in the ballroom, plus a large pre-reception room and a meeting room accommodating 100, Elements is Naperville’s premier choice.

With assurance, accounting, tax and consulting services customized to your industry, Wipfli helps your business overcome challenges and plan for future success. Build lifetime relationships, enjoy outstanding service and experience lasting results with an accounting and business consulting firm ranked among the top 20 in the nation. The associates in our Naperville location, as well as more than 2,400 associates across the firm, are ready to lend their specialized knowledge to create solutions that help you succeed, including business advisory services, cash flow analysis and budgeting, virtual CFO services, outsourced accounting, tax planning and preparation, and audits.  Learn more at wipfli.com.

A business IT services company, Magnitech specializes in IT managed services, IT security, cloud services, disaster recovery and Office 365 for the small and medium business market.

Navistar International Corp. is a holding company whose individual units provide integrated and best-in-class transportation solutions. Based in Warrenville, the company produces International brand commercial trucks, mid-range diesel engines and IC brand school buses and Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans. It is a private-label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets. The company also provides truck and diesel engine parts and service.

Naperville Bank & Trust is a Wintrust Community Bank that offers a wide range of quality personal and commercial products and services along with sophisticated commercial banking, wealth management, online banking and bill pay service. As a true community bank, decisions are made quickly and products and services are customized to benefit the residents and businesses in the area. Naperville Bank & Trust is a member of the FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.

Nicor Gas is one of four natural gas distribution companies of Southern Company Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company. Nicor Gas serves more than 2.2 million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago. For more information, visit nicorgas.com.

PNC is one of the nation’s largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. PNC is deeply committed to the Chicagoland community, with a focus on early childhood education. PNC collaborates with the nation’s top early education experts and nonprofits, including Naperville-based DuPage Children’s Museum, where it supports ongoing programs that train teachers and engage parents in DuPage County. PNC’s overall commitment to Chicagoland also includes its sponsorship as the Official Bank of the Chicago Bears.

Rightsize is a nationwide office interiors and facility services firm and serves as the single source to plan, furnish and service office expansion, relocation or consolidation for corporate clients in transition. Rightsize offers an accelerated delivery model and specializes in turnkey solutions including:

  • Space planning.
  • Furniture specification.
  • Furniture procurement.
  • Delivery & installation.
  • Facility decommissioning.
  • Ancillary project services.

Alarm Detection Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1968, Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. has grown to be the largest private alarm company based in Illinois. ADS installs and maintains fire/burglar systems, CCTV, managed door access, as well as alarm monitoring, fire testing, sprinkler testing and locksmith work. You can depend on service 24/7, 365 days a year direct from ADS.

Banyan Treatment Center Chicago
Banyan respects the individual journey of everyone who is going through addiction recovery and tailors treatment plans to each client’s personal situation, which empowers clients to make meaningful changes in their own lives and in the lives of those around them.

Bill Jacobs BMW
Be Genuine – The Bill Jacobs Way. Get carried away. Smile at a stranger. Start a new fad. Hug someone you love. Being genuine is easy; it’s merely being true to yourself. Being genuine is how Bill Jacobs does business – with reliability, honesty and enthusiasm for what they do. That’s why some families have been customers for generations. That’s the Bill Jacobs way.

Cloud Phone Nation
Cloud Phone Nation is your trusted advisor for next-generation phone solutions. Choosing a new phone system for your business can be complicated and time-consuming. Cloud Phone Nation saves you both time and money, and as your guide, they help you select a phone system that will help your business grow. Consulting services are free to Chamber members. They represent all industry leaders, including RingCentral, 8×8, Comcast and Vonage. Cloud Phone Nation will be with you every step of the way from design to deployment.

If you hire Cloud Phone Nation for your next phone project, they will donate in your name to your favorite charity.

College of DuPage
Since its inception in 1967, College of DuPage has matured into something very special. It’s a community college with far-reaching impact. The college is firmly rooted in the community, yet committed to reflecting the needs and demands of an ever-changing world.

Among the state’s public colleges and universities, College of DuPage, with more than 28,000 students, is the second-largest provider of undergraduate education in the State of Illinois, after University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. More than 25 percent of all District 502 high school graduates attend College of DuPage during their college career. COD currently has 82 total degree programs – nine associate degrees are granted by College of DuPage; 74 are associate in applied science degrees in 42 different career and technical subject areas. In addition to associate degrees, the college offers 178 certificates in 53 different career and technical subject areas.

Delta Dental of Illinois
Delta Dental of Illinois is a nonprofit dental service corporation that administers and underwrites easy-to-use and cost-effective dental benefit plans for employers based in Illinois. Since their founding in 1967, providing dental benefits has been their only business, which gives Delta Dental an edge in quality assurance, cost control and innovation.

Dugan & Lopatka, CPAs, P.C.
Dugan & Lopatka is one of the largest public accounting firms in the Chicago area, but one of the only large CPA firms to specialize almost exclusively on privately-held, small and mid-sized businesses.  Dugan & Lopatka is dedicated to serving small and mid-sized, closely-held companies.

Founded in 1974, the firm provides tax, audit, accounting and marketing services to privately-held companies and nonprofit organizations and tax and financial planning services to business owners, individuals and families.

DuPage Medical Group
For 20 years, DuPage Medical Group has remained focused on making health care better for its patients and the community. DMG is equipped to diagnose and treat your medical needs, large and small – from minor injury and illness to ongoing coordination of care for complex medical issues and minimally-invasive surgeries. Their primary care physicians and specialists work alongside one another to develop comprehensive treatment plans, tailored to meet each patient’s needs.

With more than 120 locations across the Chicago suburbs, including 14 clinic sites right here in Naperville, as well as Express and Immediate Care Centers and mobile health options, DuPage Medical Group makes access to care easy and convenient for you. With more than 700 physicians who specialize in both primary care and specialty services, you’re sure to find a partner who you trust to guide your family’s care through every chapter of life without venturing far from home.

First Midwest Bank
Commitment. Character. Client focus. Community. That’s First Midwest Bank in a nutshell. In these times, when banking has become ever more impersonal – and many banks encourage customers to transact with their machines instead of their people – you’ll find First Midwest is more than a little different.

Gift of Hope
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network is proud to serve as the federally designated nonprofit organ procurement organization that coordinates organ and tissue donation and services to families of donors in the northern three-quarters of Illinois and northwest Indiana.

Since their inception in 1986, Gift of Hope has coordinated donations that have saved the lives of more than 23,000 organ transplant recipients, and improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of tissue transplant recipients. As one of 58 organ procurement organizations that make up the nation’s organ donation system, they work with 183 hospitals in their donation service area.

Great Lakes Credit Union
Founded in 1938, GLCU continues to be a growing staple in our communities. As a nonprofit financial institution, chartered by the State of Illinois and insured by the NCUA,  the credit union is guided by a dedicated volunteer board of directors and are proud to serve more than 80,000 members.

Greenberg Law Firm
With over 100 years of collective experience, The Greenberg Law Firm, a Veteran-Owned Firm, can assist you in Illinois and Florida with business matters, criminal and traffic defense, estate planning, family law, injury cases, and real estate transactions.

Happiness is Pets
This retail pet store specializes in selling breeder-direct purebred & specialty-bred puppies. With an emphasis on offering the best puppies possible from the healthiest and most socially adjusted dogs, they visit many of their breeders on a monthly basis. If you are looking for a purebred puppy with them, you can do so with confidence. Happiness is Pets has their own network of breeders they work with and do not purchase puppies from “brokers.”

The Hari Group
The Hari Group is a Restaurant Group in Naperville and neighboring Western suburbs of Chicago that includes several locations of Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins and Illinois’ first Tide Dry Cleaners. They specialize in franchising, investment and real estate. Their franchise portfolio spans over three states and 50 locations. Brands include Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins, Tide Dry Cleaners and McAlister’s Deli. In addition to restaurants, The Hari Group also has a development division focusing on retail development.

IKEA
The IKEA vision is to “create a better everyday life for the many people,” which has been founder Ingvar Kamprad’s mission since 1943. Their business idea supports this vision by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. This vision is at the heart of everything they do, from product development and purchases to how they sell products in IKEA stores globally.

Innovative Dental Partners – Naperville Dental Specialists
Naperville Dental Specialists and General Oral Healthcare is a multi-specialty dental practice, in one convenient location for all of your dental needs. Dr. Anthony LaVacca, the owner and founder, is a Board Certified Prosthodontist and fellow of both the American College of Prosthodontics and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He specializes in cosmetic dentistry, and full-mouth rehabilitation using surgical implants and fixed prosthesis. 

His staff will greet you with a smile and you can take advantage of their iBar with iPads and charging stations, read a magazine or settle in with a warm neck wrap. Did you bring the kids with you to your appointment? No problem; send them off to the practice’s kidzFlix cinema or kidzCave arcade game room.

They keep wait times to a minimum, so you won’t be sitting in their cozy reception area for long. They’ll bring you back to their clean, modern, relaxing treatment area and give you an iPod or noise-cancelling headphones, so you can kick back during your visit. They take the time to chat with you about their findings, answer your questions and educate you on the best way to maintain excellent oral health.

Topgolf Naperville
Topgolf is the premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout. You can challenge your friends and family to addictive point-scoring golf games that anyone from the hopeful pro golfer to your neighbor’s 7-year-old kid can play year-round. Just picture a 240-yard outfield with dartboard-like targets in the ground. The closer to the center or “bull’s-eye” you get and the farther out you hit your microchipped balls, the more points you receive. Score even bigger with Topgolf’s extensive food and beverage menu that is sure to impress even the pickiest foodies.

Zelko Aesthetics
Since 2006, Zelko Aesthetics has grown into one of the nation’s leading body contouring practices as Dr. Zelko developed ZBodySculpt – the most complete body contouring offering in the country. Dr. Z has performed thousands of procedures over the years and has helped people achieve the look they want without significant invasive surgeries, pain or excessive downtime.