Presenting Firms Bio

You can register to attend each of the six professional service areas presentations.


Architecture & Engineering Services

Brook Architecture, Inc.
Brook Architecture, Inc. is a Chicago-based practice providing design services to public, private and non-profit organizations. We design buildings and spaces to live, learn and play.  We begin our work with careful listening, comprehensive analysis, and an appreciation for the context of each project. We believe this approach will always lead us to straightforward and honest responses to the complex problems our clients bring to us.

The Architects Enterprise, Ltd (TAEL)
The Architects Enterprise, Ltd. (TAEL) is a professional firm engaged in providing architecture, planning, interiors and construction-related services to businesses and organizations throughout the United States.  With offices in Chicago and Philadelphia, we deliver solutions wherever the problem at hand can benefit from the uniqueness of our experience and expertise.

Delta Engineering Group, LLC (Delta)
Delta Engineering Group, LLC (Delta) is a Chicago-based, full service, multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm that provides professional services for: Phase I – Studies and Preliminary Engineering, Phase II - Final Design and Construction Documents, Phase III - Construction Administration and Management and Land Surveying. The firm’s in-house capabilities include: Civil, Structural, Electrical and Lighting, Mechanical (HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection) Engineering, Surveying, and Construction Administration and Observation.

Ardmore Associates, LLC.
Ardmore Associates, LLC. is an engineering consulting firm specializing in complex infrastructure, transportation and major building projects. Ardmore is comprised of professional, experienced employees ranging from engineers, architects, certified construction managers, scientists and engineering technicians. The firm works with a wide array of clients who trust and know the superior value of a partnership with Ardmore Associates.

Johnson & Lee Architects, Ltd.
Johnson & Lee Architects, Ltd. is an award winning design-oriented architectural and planning which provides a wide range of services on the design and construction of commercial intuitional, interior, office and residential project. The firm's work is based upon budgetary guidelines, scheduling, technical skills, sustainable design, energy efficient, green technology and asn awareness of the human factors that must be considered to produce architectural and planning excellence.

Architrave, Ltd.
Architrave, Ltd. provides architectural services include sustainable building design and construction administration, site planning, preparation of feasibility studies and space planning. Architrave practice has focused on design for institutional clients including commercial, health care, educational and transportation project types.

Communications & Marketing Services

Studio V Design
We are a creative agency specializing in marketing communications for higher education. As a UIC pre-approved contracted vendor, for the past 5 years we’ve helped the College of Business Administration and UIC Summer Sessions raise enrollment and reach their audiences with compelling brochures, advertising, direct mail and digital campaigns on websites, LinkedIn, Google search engine marketing (SEM) and more. With 25 years of strategic design thinking, we start with research and strategy, and end with measurable results.

LimeGreen, LLC.
LimeGreen, LLC. is a cross-cultural, MBE certified advertising and marketing communications agency focused on reaching diverse groups where they live, work, shop, and play. With compelling consumer insights, we develop impactful engagement campaigns across specific consumer communication platforms: social, digital, video/film, customer-facing events and promotions.

Angel Flight Marketing Services, Inc.
Angel Flight Marketing Services, Inc. has over twenty years of experience in creating, planning, and executing marketing programs for both public and private-sector companies. Our services include direct and electronic mail, lead generation strategies, communications consulting; telemarketing, survey and outreach services, creative strategies, research services and social media management. Any combination of services can become a cost effective method to build awareness, obtain customers, or influence a target population. We have established and executed strategies for Student Recruitment Chicago City Colleges and the U.S. Air Force recruitment program.

eBizUniverse, Inc.
eBizUniverse, Inc. is a Digital Marketing Agency located in Chicago specializing in advanced Social Media, Internet Marketing, Video, Mobile Apps, Web Design & Software Development that enable organizations to significantly increase sales and acquire new clients. eBizUniverse help organizations build successful web properties using SEO, Social Media and SEM ensuring the web properties are generating revenue.

Fluid Content
Fluid Content is a Transmedia content company. We specialize in creating engaging experiences for all screens, live and digital engagement. We do this by working with brands to develop ideas that ignite and energize today’s generation of consumers/users. We then use the perfect blend of emerging technology and traditional media to create a lively conversation.Our way of working started when we developed, produced and licensed the first viral entertainment/marketing success story – Budweiser Whassup. Years later… we’re still innovating.

Carol H. Williams Advertising (CHWA)
Carol H. Williams Advertising (CHWA) more than two decades ago after recognizing the need for advertising that speaks to the sophisticated and influential multi-cultural markets. CHWA’s diverse and skilled staff has since produced award-winning advertising and marketing campaigns for blue chip and Fortune 500 companies—including General Motors (Cadillac), General Mills, Kraft, Gilead Sciences, HP, Nationwide Insurance, Procter & Gamble, the U.S. Army, The Walt Disney Company, Marriott, UC Davis Medical Center, ComEd and many others. CHWA’s office on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, in collaboration with offices in Oakland and New York, houses our full-service agency team offering research, strategic planning, creative development and production, media planning and buying as well as digital marketing.

Facilities Management Services

LiveWire Electrical & Consturction Systems, Inc.
LiveWire Electrical & Construction Systems, Inc. is a full-service electrical contractor providing electrical power and low voltage solutions in the commercial, healthcare, educational, and industrial markets for both public and private customers. Our mission is to develop strong relationships resulting in lifelong customers by providing innovative solutions that are delivered safely, on time, and within budget.

Applied Control & Contracting Services & Trinity Technology Services
Applied Controls & Contracting Services, Inc. has always been a Green Conscience company through strategic temperature controls design and programming. We have a diverse professional staff of project managers, engineers, programmers, CAD operators and support personnel. The Applied Controls & Contracting Services, Inc. team possesses a wide range of overall experience, professional accreditation, formal education and temperature control expertise.

Applied Real Estate Analysis, Inc.
Applied Real Estate Analysis (AREA), Inc., is a real estate and public policy planning firm offering a wide range of professional services and expertise to its clients. Real estate services include: site-specific market and financial feasibility analyses for residential, retail, office, industrial, hotel, and special-use properties, land management, real estate portfolio evaluation, neighborhood-, community-, and region-wide market assessments, fiscal and economic impact studies and real property valuations.

The Bowa Group, Inc.
Bowa provides experienced and knowledgeable professionals to handle all phases of your construction project. As a General Contractor, we handle all types and sizes of projects from new construction to renovations. Our project management staff guides you through every step of the project with our field superintendents, tradesmen and qualified subcontractors delivering your project on-time with the highest degree of safety and quality.

CSI 3000
CSI 3000 focuses on a systematic approach with an understanding that every project is different, every client is a top priority, and quality craftsmanship and production is what makes us great. With a dedicated team of professionals CSI 3000 executes with drive, enthusiasm, and an attitude to complete every project with excellence.

The Will Group
The Will Group (TWG), founded in 1986 has exemplified the best in class for nearly 30 years. The Will Groups focus is to provide Energy Efficient, Sustainable and Smart Technology lighting systems for interior and exterior applications. As solution providers, we have worked with large partners such as ComEd, GE and SSN testing the viability of Mesh Networks. We believe the growing networks will provide endless sensor advancement opportunities with limitations beyond our imaginations.

Food Services

DAMRON Corporation
DAMRON Corporation has manufactured premium quality teas for almost 30 years and has received numerous awards for quality and taste. DAMRON’S truly classic Harvest Delight and Healing Tea Leaves teas are sourced from the most famous tea growing regions of the world, many directly from the tea plantations guaranteeing the first pick of the very best teas, captured at the peak of freshness. 

MSS Distributors
MSS Distributors is dedicated to Good Nutrition for Our Country. We provide experience and knowledge marketing and distributing in the pharmaceutical and consumer products industry. We distribute nutritional food choices to the USDA, local governmental agencies, public schools and retail outlets.

Reggio’s Pizza, Inc.
Reggio’s Pizza, Inc. has been providing its world famous “butter crust” pizza to customers across the US for over 40 years. Reggio’s started in 1972 as a single, family owned pizzeria in Chicago. The pizza became so popular that customers started asking if they could have Reggio’s in a frozen variety to take home and cook at their convenience. Hence, Reggio’s frozen pizza was born. Currently, Reggio’s is the only frozen pizza manufactured in the city of Chicago.

Murray Food Services, Inc.
Murray Food Services, Inc. is dedicated to exceeding the needs and expectations of our stakeholders, customers, suppliers and partners by offering the highest quality foods and products. Our Vision: To be the leaders in the distribution of value added products, customer service and quality products. To build and sustain fair and honest relationships that are rooted in trust, dependability and continued quality performance.

Eridor Foodservice, Inc.
Eridor Foodservice, Inc. is a full service, foodservice distribution company that will maximize it’s participation in all areas of foodservice distribution. This includes establishing strategic partnerships with foodservice management companies and master distributors. As an MBE certified company we will establish partnerships with companies who are prime contractors on government contracts. 

Hospital Services and Supplies

ProAlliance Corp.
ProAlliance Corp. is a provider of the highest quality dental instruments and products at the most competitive prices. We are registered in SAM and certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) with both the US Department of Veteran Affairs (CVE) as well as the State of Illinois. Our focus is to provide the dental professional with the best quality, innovation, and pricing.

GoodHealth Medical Products, Inc.
Goodhealth Medical Products, Inc. is a distributor and supplier of quality medical supplies and durable medical equipment. We provide medical supplies and durable medical equipment to clinics, hospitals, home health providers and to individuals for use at home. Our products range from Incontinence Products, Gloves and Hand Sanitizer to Canes, Crutches and Wheelchairs.

Physician Home Care Services Plus
Physicians Home Care Services Plus provide strategic, proactive and preventative services to individuals in need of either long- or short-term care solutions. We offer lifestyle guidance, custodial support and overall care planning. PHCS Plus helps patients realize a healthy lifestyle and navigate the imperatives of disability management. Our highly responsive care coordination services aid patients who have chronic illnesses or who are recovering from hospital stays and procedures.

EMED RX Emed Medical Company
EMED Rx Emed Medical Company serves the frontlines of healthcare with life-saving pharmaceuticals, medical products and industry experience. EMED Medical Company has a focus on specialty pharmaceutical and medical distribution. EMED Medical Company offers over a decade of leadership in the specialty pharmaceutical distribution, we apply industry experience with market responsiveness.

LMR Home Health Care, Inc.
LMR Home Health Care, Inc. is a certified minority business enterprise and has provided quality staffing for healthcare systems such as John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital since 1998. Services include Registered Nurse, Administrative Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Aides and Patient care Technicians. 

Medrx Distributors, Inc.
MedRx Distributors, Inc. was established in 1996 and is an Asian Minority-owned business. The company is led by John Der whose experience consists of 30 years in the pharmaceutical business and distributing medical supplies.

Human Resources Services

Altus Human Capital Solutions
Altus Human Capital Solutions was created from its inception to be different.  We had a vision to reshape the way clients unlock their human and organizational potential by bringing together a competent variety of disciplines; workforce education, leadership and organizational development, human resource development, career management, and workforce management, to provide more strategic advice, customized solutions, and seamless execution to their human resources challenges.

Youngblood Executive Search, Inc.
Youngblood Executive Search, Inc. (YES) is an executive search and professional services firm that helps clients identify, recruit, develop and retain executives and board directors. YES has been assisting clients who are committed to diversity and inclusion in the work force.

The Hollins Group, Inc.
The Hollins Group, Inc. specializes in retained executive search. We provide our clients with direct, personal access to world-class leadership talent, regardless of the industry or functional specialization required. Our professional consultants work across U.S.-based offices in Chicago, New York and Atlanta and through Glasford International, a preeminent global recruiting consortium.

Farrell Group, L.L.C.
Farrell Group, L.L.C. is a performance-improvement company that partners with organizations and individuals in the private, public, and not-for-profit markets. Our firm works with clients to achieve key organizational, team, and individual objectives.

The Image Studio
The Image Studios (TIS) is the premier image communication and professional development firm in Chicago. The world-class staff of The Image Studios partners with individual and corporate clients. We provide tools for talent to rise effectively, to live the highest leadership values by looking, speaking, and behaving in a manner that attracts visibility, respect, and influence.

CS Insurance Strategies Inc.
CS Insurance Strategies Inc. is an insurance consulting firm, specializing in comprehensive risk management, commercial insurance brokerage and group employee benefit solutions. CS Insurance Strategies pride ourselves in having a staff that is knowledgeable and innovative, while being well-respected industry professionals. 


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