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​​​​​​SUPPLIERS​​


Julie Silverman, Associated Agencies


Andrew Gartshore, Bank of America

Thomas DuFore, Big Sky Franchise Team

Randi Blume, BMO Harris Bank


Neal Bott, BMO Harris Bank 


Melvin Branch, BMO Harris Bank


Ron Davidson, BMO Harris Bank


LaWanda Flennoy, BMO Harris Bank


Oscar Johnson, BMO Harris Bank 


Amy Patel, BMO Harris Bank


Allison Grow, Cheng Cohen


Antonia Scholz, Cheng Cohen


Todd Coughlan, Chunowitz, Teitelbaum & Mandel 


Steven EdelheitChunowitz, Teitelbaum & Mandel

Anthony Fontana, Chunowitz, Teitelbaum & Mandel

Debra O'Malley, Chunowitz, Teitelbaum & Mandel


Peter Block, Colliers International


Spero Adamis, Cornerstone Commercial Real Estate


​Joe GrodyCornerstone Commercial Real Estate


Leslie Karr, Cornerstone Commercial Real Estate

Karen Kulczycki, Cornerstone Commercial Real Estate 


Pat Patel, Creative Lending Solutions

Simone Ashkar, Cultivate Advisors


Stephanie Guerre, Cultivate Advisors

Cassi Niekamp, Cultivate Advisors


Patrick Dolan, Express Employment Professionals


​Ryan HughesExpress Employment Professionals


Katen PatelExpress Employment Professionals


Pinak PatelExpress Employment Professionals


Lucy TorresExpress Employment Professionals


Louis WilliamsExpress Employment Professionals


Mark Potocki, Franchise Dynamics


Meg Schmitz, FranChoice

William Schrack, FranChoice


Michael R. Liss, FRANLAW​ 


Scott Emalfarb, Fresh Content Society


​Lisa Landsman, Google

Michelle SchumakerGoogle​

Jason McLachlan, Hylant

Lindsay Robinson, Hylant 


Adam Calisoff, Ice Miller LLP


Shyla Jones, Ice Miller LLP 


Alice Kelly, Ice Miller LLP

Paul Rocchio, IFA

Eric KichererKich Retail Consulting


Jeremy Kudan, Kudan Group 


Daniel Rubinow, Kudan Group 


Georg Simos, Kudan Group


Robert Bernstein,​ Laner Muchin


Bradley Block, Law Offices of Bradley Block

Younus Suleman, Office of Congressman Bobby Rush


Pamela Mills, Pamela Mills Law


Maria Mora, Parkway Bank

Pat StantonPatrick Commercial Real Estate

John Barsella, Plante Moran 


Mark Fleischer, Plante Moran


Amanda Kellerman, Plante Moran 


​Dan Kohanzo, Plante Moran


Greg Rief, Plante Moran

Jacqueline Childress-Mitchell, Primerica Advisors


Paul Zumbrook, Provant Group

Jack Monson, Qiigo

Kevin KentReviewTrackers 


Jeff Pearlman, ReviewTrackers


Steve Kandelman, Rieff Schramm Kanter & Guttman


Rhonda Sanderson, Sanderson & Associates


Dirk AhlbeckSassetti


Tom Bukevicius, SCUBE Marketing


​Kenny Rose, SemFia


Deena Zimmerman, SVN Chicago Commercial 


Erin Bordner, talentReef

Matthew Jonas, TopFire Media


Matt GandolfoTransNational Payments


Perry Tatooles, TransNational Payments

Monica MakinUrban Innovations 


Brenna Georgel, Verde Energy Efficiency Experts​ 


Jamie JohnsonVerde Energy Efficiency Experts

Benjamin Taylor, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Val Valentine, Val Valentine

Ed Semik, Wintrust

Sean Willison, Wintrust

Martin Hancock, World Franchise Associates

Emily Washcovick, Yelp


Alan ZemskyZemsky Insurance


FOUNDING MEMBERS
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Jamie Izaks, President of All Points Public Relations


Lauren Izaks, COO of All Points Public Relations


Andrew P. Bleiman, Partner at Marks & Klein

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FRANCHISORS/FRANCHISEES

 

Ashim Seth, 18|8 Fine Men's Salon


Rob HalversonAlphagraphics


Richard MoranAlphaGraphics


David FroscheiserArooga's

Richard Ueberfluss, Assisting Hands


​Matthew PatinkinAuntie Anne’s


Jillian Koeneman, Ben's Soft Pretzels

 

Robert Thatcher, Ben's Pretzels


Ajay Sunkara, Best Brains


Brian EvansBig Apple Bagles


​Brian Arnet, Big Sky Franchise


Nancy BigleyBottle & Bottega 


Chris BonkBottle & Bottega

Lynn DayBottle & Bottega

Neenu GuptaBottle & Bottega

Nikki KuehlBottle & Bottega

Traci McNamaraBottle & Bottega


Carl KettlerBrightStar Care 


Cheri McEssy, BrightStar Care


Michael JordanBrightwood Capital Advisors, LLC. 


MK Reddi, Buddy Rents


Laurie Soriano-LockeCD One Price Cleaners


Bruce Kim, Checkers


Kyle WelchChicago Scoops, LLC.


Davora SidesChildren's Lighthouse 


Heidi Barker, Cleveland Avenue


Jeremy TreisterCMIT Solutions 


Scott BrennanCMIT Solutions

 

Matt Johnson, College Hunks Hauling Junk


Jeffrey BecharComForCare


Matt Baldino, Commonwealth Tavern Group


Jim KallasCompass Group


Marc MontaganoCoverall


Lee KleinerDairy Queen

 

Matthew Patinkin, Double P Corporation


David GrossmanDMK Burger Bar


Jonathan Hoover, DMK Burger Bar


Michael Kornick, DMK Burger Bar


David Morton, DMK Burger Bar


Karim KhojaDunkin Donuts


Ameen PoonjaDunkin' Donuts


Vince CaffarelloDuraclean


Adam GoodhartEdible Arrangements


Albert ZauchaFairBridge Inn and Suites


George Vodin, Fancy Art N.F.P.

 

Sam StanovichFirehouse Subs


Jacquelyn LobdellFocus Brands


Les RossFOREVER BRANDS, LLC.

 

David Grossman, freshii


Edward Frankefreshii


Josh Newcomerfreshii


Peter Faustmannfreshii


Brian ColiGeorgio's Pizza


Jeff WallHandyman Connection 


Glenn Keefer, Heil & Kay Insurance


Ajay SinghHOARI - Heart of America Restaurants and Inns 


​Jessica HolstHOARI - Heart of America Restaurants and Inns


​Karen Stephenson, Home Instead Senior Care


Mitchell AbramsHomewatch CareGivers


Paul PlotkinHot Ground Gym 


Michael Abt, Huddle House


Christine DeSousa, Illinois Restaurant Association


Eric Fine, Illinois Restaurant Association


Anand Patel, Jamba Juice


Dan ShanahanJersey Mike's


Joe JuhaszJump Zone 

 

John Kohler, Kohler & Associates, LLC.


Bob Borchart, Kudan Group


Bryon Stephens, Marco’s Pizza


Anne-Marie KennedyMcDonald's Corporation 


Catherine JamaMcDonald's Corporation


Danny SikkaMcDonald's Corporation

 

Derrick Taylor, McDonald's Corporation


Don WilliamsMcDonald's Corporation


Jane Mansell, McDonald's Corporation


Julia HoweMcDonald's Corporation


Maureen MulvhillMcDonald's Corporation


Pamela LinsMcDonald's Corporation


Samion Popkov, Mini Donut Factory

 

Barbara Moran-Goodrich, Moran Industries, Inc.


Pete Baldine, Moran Industries, Inc.


Pete BaldineMoran Family of Brands 


Roni BavaMoran Family of Brands


Andy FullerMosquito Hunters


Sarah Klebo, Naf Naf Grill


​Stacey MurrayNaf Naf Grill


Tina BohoNoble Food Group, Inc.


Aziz HashimNRD Capital 


Susan BethNRD Capital


Wade Anderson, Orange Shoe Personal Fitness


Ted Fournier, Orange Shoe Personal Fitness


Becky LewisOrange Theory Fitness


Lynn SappOriginal Rainbow Cone


Cameron Cummins, Pivotal Growth Partners


Ed Yancey, PizzaRev


Brian SchillerPlanet Fitness


Barb ErnatPopeyes


Chelsea HarperPopeyes


Michelle BarnesPopeyes


Dave BerniPork & Mindy's 


Kean ChewPork & Mindy's


Kevin CorselloPork & Mindy's 


Angela CarlomangoPortillo's


Susan SheltonPortillo's

 

Sid Patel, Nothing Bundt Cakes


Chris BirkinshawPotbelly Sandwich Shop

Dana DimitriPotbelly Sandwich Shop

 

Richard Fossali, Potbelly Sandwich Shop


Paula MalochaPotbelly Sandwich Shop


Ron EriksenProvenFranchises


Will Ortale, Pure Barre

 

Marla Topliff, Rosati's Pizza


Carl Segal, Roti


​Herb GreeneSignarama


Adam OlsenSignarama of Skokie, IL 


Ryan Smolkin, Smoke's Poutinerie


Thomas J. KasbohmSnap-on


Eric LazarSpeedPro Imaging 


James YoungSpring-Green


Nerissa BonetSpring-Green


RJ Krone, Spring-Green


Lexie Hartford,Subway


Marina KontogiannisSubway 


Philip Anthony Mesi Jr., Subway


Julie Brown, Sydnee’s Pet Grooming


Manolis AlpogianisTAG Restaurants


James MizeurTaco Gringo


Steven MizeurTaco Gringo


Roman Maliszewski,Tapster Chicago 

 

Amit MehtaTechVoo


Elisa EvittsTGI Concessions 


Marcelo AlvarezThe Entrepreneur's Source


Scott SchneiderThe Flying Locksmiths 


Dustin LeFebvreThe Halal Guys


Raj Patel, The Hari Group


Jay Punukollu, The Hari Group


​David RosatiThe Rosati Group


Kevin Courtois, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Roy Gilad, Vitality Bowls


Bill Post, WJP Restaurant Group


Matt FetterYoung Rembrandts

Julie RhodesYoung Rembrandts

Liz WahlYoung Rembrandts