Member Organizations


A & G Clothing

Men's Clothing and Sportswear

Primary:  Howard Goldberg
Phone:  312-245-0377


Blue Sky Marketing Group

Advertising - Promotional Marketing
www.buybluesky.com

Primary:  Elliott Zirlin
Phone:  847-562-0777 x105

Alternate:  Renee Amos
Phone:  847-562-0777 X104

Company Overview:  Blue Sky Marketing is a full service marketing agency that specializes in promotional products. Our primary strengths are developing creative ideas for large and small clients. Companies who work with us build their brand, grow their business and distinguish themselves. Blue Sky Marketing makes you shine! 


Business Solutions Unlimited, Inc.

Information Technology Services
www.bsu-usa.com

Primary:  Igor Peysakhovich
Phone:  847-559-0992

Alternate:  Dan Khilevich
Phone:  Dan Khilevich


Chicago Messenger Service, Inc.

Messenger - Delivery - Warehousing
www.chicagomessenger.com

Primary:  Bill Factor
Phone:  312-666-6800

Alternate:  Brad Factor
Phone:  312-666-6800

Alternate:  Elsa Rocco
Phone:  312-997-2555

Company Overview:  We are a family owned company that brokers all of your transportation and logistical for servicing the Chicagoland area as well as the state of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. We specialize in same day and next day deliveries. We have a full range of transportation to capture your needs including: bikes, cars, wagons, vans, cargo vans, straight trucks, and semis. We specialize in LTL deliveries for many large trucking companies. We have a specialized IT department to customize any part of any order the way YOU run your business. We have 400 contracted couriers to cover your needs. Specialties LTL, Same Day Delivery, Next Day Delivery, Warehousing, Daily Deliveries, Next Flight Out, On Demand, Emergency Delivery, Last Mile Distribution 

Ideal Clients Include:  -Lawyers -Janitorial/Industrial Supply -Marketing/PR Firms -Dentistry Labs -Computer Supply Companies -Office Supplies -Liquor/Wine Distributors -Payroll Companies -Logistic Companies -Food distributors -Gift Basket companies


Chunowitz, Teitlebaum & Mandel, Ltd.

CPA Firm
www.ctm-cpa.com

Primary:  Steven Edelheit
Phone:  847-444-1040

Alternate:  Julie Babetch
Phone:  847-444-1040


Dasco Insurance Agency, Inc.

Property and Casualty Insurance
www.dascoins.com

Primary:  Ken Samson
Phone:  847-291-0660

Alternate:  David Samson
Phone:  847-291-0660

Company Overview:  We are an independent insurance agency, specializing in upscale Personal Lines and privately owned businesses. We only focus on Property & Casualty and consider ourselves experts. As independent agents, we represent many insurance companies and can match the best program and coverages to the client. Our specialties include Workers Compensation, General Liability, Commercial Property and Management Liability. In Personal Lines, we specialize in high net worth individuals and families. We are licensed in most states, so we can help businesses with multiple locations and families with 2nd homes and vacation properties. 

Ideal Clients Include:  Wholesale/Manufacturing of 50-150 employees, Professional Services, Technology Companies, Commercial Real Estate, Trade Contractors, High Value Homeowners and Auto.


Dreamtown Realty/ Corp Realty Advocates

Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Leasing 
www.dreamtown.com

Primary:  Yehuda Cohen
Phone:  312-423-5500

Alternate:  Warren Wu
Phone:  312-451-8358


Downsize With Purpose

Personal Services
www.downsizewithpurpose.com

Primary:  Candy Sullivan
Phone:  773-878-1699

Company Overview:  DWP makes the daunting task of personal downsizing easy for our clients while generating cash for many of their things and sending what cannot be sold to a productive afterlife through recycling, repurposing, and reuse, either by donating items to charities that use household items and clothing or finding new ways to use things for the clients themselves. DWP acts a a project manager for the complete downsizing experience, developing a personalized work plan that incorporates the clients’ time frames, how much work they want to do themselves, how much “stuff” they have, charitable preferences, family considerations, and any other circumstances that would impact the downsizing project. Plus DWP handles the disposal of everything the client wants to get rid of, arranging for recycling, donations, and hauling, always with an eye toward minimizing what goes to a landfill.


Fischel & Kahn, LTD

Attorneys at Law
www.fischelkahn.com

Primary:  David Seidman
Phone:  312-726-0440

Company Overview: Fischel & Kahn, Ltd. is a different kind of law firm. For nearly 100 years, we have offered a complete legal solution for sophisticated clients, combining the attention and client service of a boutique with the diverse skills of a much larger firm.


Know Your Company

Software
www.knowyourcompany.com

Primary:  Claire Lew
Phone: 612-578-9342

Company Overview: Know Your Company is a software tool that helps business owners with 25 to 75 employees overcome company growing pains. The software was originally built by Basecamp (formerly 37signals), makers of the world's most popular product management tool. Since then, Know Your Company has helped over 8,000 people at companies like Airbnb and Kickstarter in over 15 different countries.

Ideal Clients Include: CEOs of companies with 25 to 75 employees who are experiencing growing pains.


Markoff Law

Attorneys at Law for Collections
www.markofflaw.com

Primary:  Robert Markoff
Phone:  312-698-7333

Alternate:  Steve Markoff
Phone:  312-698-7315

Alternate:  Tim Novel
Phone:  312-698-7300


MB Financial Bank

Commercial Banking
www.mbfinancial.com

Primary:  Michael Bagley
Phone:  847-481-4670

Alternate:  Kip Read
Phone:  847-418-3209


Merrill Lynch-The Colwyn/Mendelson Group

Wealth Management
www.fa.ml.com/colwynmendelsongroup

Primary:  Daniel J. Mendelson
Phone:  847-564-7114

Alternate:  William Colwyn
Phone:  847-564-7113



Mutual Federal Bank

Mortgage Banking
www.mutualfederalbank.com

Primary:  Stuart Urkov
Phone:  312-953-3113

Alternate:  Luke Wojtasik
Phone:  708-955-3046


North Star Benefits, LLC

Corporate and Personal Insurance and Employee Benefit Planning
www.nsinsure.com

Primary:  Michael N. Mazursky, CLU, ChFC
Phone:  847-831-8831

Alternate:  Sherri Anagnostakos
Phone:  847-831-8831

Company Overview:  We provide insurance, benefit and retirement planning solutions for individuals and businesses. The value we provide is responsive tailored service, employee education, simple explanations of complex concepts, and creative funding for all types of plans with an eye for cost and appropriateness. 

Ideal Clients Include:  Companies looking to get real value from their insurance and retirement plan benefits…and their broker. Individuals/families looking to review their life, disability or health insurance plans. Individuals or couples interested in learning about Long Term Care.


On Track Leadership, Inc.

Training to Improve Productivity and Profitability Through a Strategic Development Process
www.ontrackleadership.com

Primary:  Mike Patterson
Phone:  847-450-3850

Company Overview:  On Track Leadership produces measurable results for leaders and managers through a unique coaching and goal setting process. 

Ideal Clients Include:  We are dedicated to helping companies with 25 to 250 employees that are growing quickly and need their leaders to lead and manage more effectively and productively.


Open One Solutions, Inc.

Telecommunications
www.openonesolutions.com

Primary:  Robert Harney
Phone:  312-780-1010

Alternate:  Cyndy Keene
Phone:  312-780-1010

Company Overview: Family owned Telecommunications Company orchestrating your voice, VoIP, data, internet and wireless requirements.  Simply put, we eliminate “Telecom Hell” by taking you out of the telecommunications business.  Our phones are answered live and we have local technical support staff to service your needs.  From cloud based to premise based we offer customized solutions to fit your specific requirements.  We typically save our clients between 20 to over 66.27% on their voice, wireless and internet services.

Ideal Clients: Our ideal client is where centralized communication is paramount to the company success.  With integration of voice, video and chat to internal and external employees, including the road warrior. Company sizes range from 5 to 2500 employees with 1 to multiple locations.  



PahRoo Appraisal & Consultancy

Real Estate Appraisal
www.pahroo.com

Primary:  Michael Hobbs
Phone:  773-388-0003

Company Overview:  PahRoo Appraisal & Consultancy provides real estate appraisal and valuation services to residential and commercial clients throughout Northern Illinois. 


Pendeo, Inc.

In-home, Non-Medical Care to Senior Citizens
www.pendeocare.com

Primary:  Steven Wolf
Phone:  773-857-6100

Company Overview: Pendeo, meaning To Depend, provides the highest level of in home care services for senior citizens in the Chicagoland area.  We source and select the most caring, conscientious and dependable Caregivers. We offer a broad range of services to assist with daily living activities including: 24 hour care, transportation (doctors, cleaners, grocery store, etc.), cooking, cleaning and services for seniors who cannot physically help themselves.

Our goal is to help seniors live independently in the comfort of their own home while giving loved ones a sincere sense of security.

Ideal Clients/Referral Sources: Hospital social workers, nursing home/rehab administrators, elder law attorneys and long term care insurance agents.  


Perspectives, Ltd.

EAP and Work/Life Programs
www.perspectivesltd.com

Primary:  Bernie S. Dyme
Phone:  312-558-1562

Alternate:  Jonathan Eisler
Phone:  312-558-1563

Company Overview:  Perspectives Ltd is a workplace resources company. Our business is to keep your employees engaged in your business. We do that by helping employees manage personal and family issues that, left unattended, impact their work performance. These issues include everyday challenges like parenting, child/elder care, relationship and finances to serious family, emotional and substance abuse issues. We also provide training and consulting services to human resources and managers in handling employee relations issues that, left unattended, drain organizational resources and negatively impact the bottom line. Our services include employee assistance programs, managed behavioral healthcare, work/life services, organizational development and wellness programs. 

Ideal Clients Include:  Our best customer is one who wishes to invest in their employees and see them as their best asset. We serve all business sectors and the bulk of our customers have between 100 and 1500 employees although we have companies with less than 50 and more than 1500.


Precision Automotive Group

Helping clients make better automotive decisions

www.pagcars.com

Primary:  David Bentson
Phone: 616-836-5307

Company Overview: Precision Auto Group (PAG) is a fee-based automotive advisory and services firm. We provide unbiased, comprehensive, professional automotive expertise to our clients. Our years of experience, wealth of industry knowledge, and network of contacts guides our clients through an uncertain and often deceptive marketplace. 

We are client advocates and spend a great deal of time in discovery - digging deeply into clients' interests, lifestyle, values and desires. Sometimes, advocacy takes the form of protecting our clients from making the wrong buying or selling decision. Other times, we uncover multiple alternatives, providing our clients the benefit of unexpected choice and price.

Our range of advice includes, buying, selling, maintenance, and other services - leveraging our areas of expertise, including retail sales, auctions, detailing, collision repair, service repair, restorations, dealerships, suppliers, OEM's, insurance, transportation, motorsports and car control clinics.


Roscoe

Rental & Purchase Programs: Uniforms/Image Apparel/Mats/Shop Towels/Linens/Mops/Restroom Service
www.eroscoe.com

Primary:  Jim Buik
Phone:  773-533-2450

Alternate:  Israel Cartagena
Phone:  773-533-4080

Company Overview: We are a third generation, family owned business in Chicago specializing in work uniforms, corporate image apparel, floors mats, shop towels, dust mops and restroom facility products to help you and your company build a better image. Roscoe services the Tri-State area with products available for rent, lease or purchase. We are able to deliver on our promise of outstanding customer service because of our highly committed team and the processes in place at Roscoe that make us ISO 9001: 2008 certified, HACCP Compliant and Clean Green Certified. The Chicago uniform company Takes Pride in your image!

Ideal Clients Include: Family owned businesses that appreciate personalized service and overall value, are located within our servicing area and are in the manufacturing, wholesale distribution and business services. Businesses that are ISO certified, environmentally conscious and that value quality and sustainable efforts provided by their vendors.


Sturdy Co.

Software Development and Web Applications
www.sturdy.work

Primary:  John Meyers
Phone:   203-240-7159

Alternate:  Garrett Martin
Phone:      203-240-7159


Company Overview: Sturdy is a web design and development firm focused on solving business problems with software.

Ideal Clients Include: a business owner who is an expert in their field and has identified a problem in their business that can be solved using software.


Tandem HR

Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)
www.tandemhr.com

Primary:  Bruce Leon
Phone:  630-928-0510

Alternate:  Jason Worth
Phone:  630-928-0510

Company Overview:  TandemHR simplifies business for 200 companies and their nearly 8,000 employees. As a Crain’s Best Places to Work and Fast Fifty winner, we understand the entrepreneurial world and keys to success. Clients want a single source solution, engaged team members and distractions eliminated. We work in tandem, creating the culture and business practices great companies need. TandemHR provides the practical HR services (Payroll, Employee Benefits, Risk Management, and Compliance) as well as strategic guidance to develop your people and business. From start-ups to clients with 250+ employees, people are your competitive advantage and Tandem’s expertise allows you to focus on building great businesses. 


Werner Printing & Engraving Co.

Printing
www.wernerprinting.com

Primary:  Robert M. Werner
Phone:  312-930-1900


Zynk 30

Marketing
www.zynk30.com

Primary:  Brian Kuszynski
Phone:  734-673-7072

Company Overview:  Zynk 30 is a branding and marketing agency. Over the past six years Zynk 30 has pushed the boundaries creatively and technically to provide businesses and their customers with a unique brand experience. Zynk 30 is established as an outsourced marketing department for businesses.

In creating and marketing a brand, Zynk 30 assesses the needs of its clients, identifies a target audience, creates a strategy to reach that audience and executes the tactical requirements to connect with the audience. Zynk 30 has helped over 60 brands with their marketing needs; from large brands such as Chevrolet and UPS to small brands like America’s Heartland Honey, a two person, small batch, natural honey producer or and! Sales a manufactures representative sales group. Zynk 30 is Building Better Brands.

Ideal Clients Include:  A business with 5-100 employees that understands the importance of marketing its brand in a digital world, but may not have the personal or knowledge to successfully manage in intricacies of modern digital marketing.

Address: 400 E. Randolph, Suite 3725, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: +1 (312) 540-1000
Email: ed@bea.org

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