Through the collective efforts of dedicated volunteers serving on councils and committees, the Evanston Chamber pursues its mission to promote and grow business in our community. The Chamber recognizes the time, effort and expertise each volunteer contributes to advance the business community.

Ambassadors Council

Dana Pearl
The HUMAN Organization, Inc.

Angela Valavanis
Creative Coworking

Archana Lal-Tabak, M. D.
Heart of Transformation Wellness Institute

Linda Tuke
Cor Creative

Marty Adelberg
Electronic Merchant Systems

Mary Jane  Alagheband
Country Financial

Robert Adam
Adam Insurance Brokerage, LLC

Jim Lal-Tabak
Heart of Transformation Wellness Institute

Advocacy & Government Affairs Council


Marketing Committee

Lauren Carrane
Sharp Pencil Marketing

Pete Punito
WCGO Radio (AM 1590)

Susan Felts
Minuteman Press

Jackie Mack
Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

Lynette Martin
Bottle & Bottega of Evanston

Restaurant Committee

Sandy Chen
KOI Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge

Eddie Lakin
Edzo’s Burger Shop

Larry Murphy
YoFresh Yogurt Cafe

Courtney Pitt
Evanston Magazine/JWC Media

Michael Pure
Margarita European Inn

Evanston MashUp Committee


Alan Anderson
Northwestern University

Joseph Flanagan
Acquirent, LLC

Steve Hagerty
Hagerty Consulting

Patrick Hughes, Jr.
Inclusion Solutions, LLC

Elaine Kemna-Irish
Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Johanna Leonard
City of Evanston


Adrian Brewington
Hilton Garden Inn

Sandra Clymo
Center for Independent Futures

Annie Coakley
Downtown Evanston

Ahmadou Drame

Jocelyn Francoeur

Keith Glantz
Glantz Design

Lisa McGowan
A Wondrous Affair

Maureen Palchak
Northwestern Athletics

Small-Office Home-Office Business Network Group

Anthony Giangrossi
Dynamic Colors

Kuan Su
Acu Design Health

Lynne Tooma

Evanston Women in Business Network Group

Michelle Higgins
The Actors Gymnasium

Stephanie Phelan
Speedpro Imaging North Shore

Cindy Levitt
peace by piece professional organizing and design

Cindy Rawlings
North Shore Community Bank & Trust — Wilmette

Fountain Square Arts Festival Planning Group

Golf Outing Planning Group