Through the collective efforts of dedicated volunteers serving on 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.

Ambassador Committee

Sara Jane Abbott, WE WILL

Marty Adelberg, Electronic Merchant Systems

Mary Jane Alagheband, Coyne Insurance

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

Jim Lal-Tabak, Heart of Transformation Wellness Institute

Annette Patko, Bordeaux Studio, LLC

Dana Pearl, Curt’s Café Board Member

Karen York, Organize Me

Advocacy & Government Affairs

Nasutsa Mabwa, ServiceMaster Restorations By Simon

Evanston MashUp Committee


Dr. Morton Schapiro, Northwestern University

The Honorable Steve Hagerty, Mayor of Evanston

Co-Chairs & Leadership

Tara Davis, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Vincent Doyle, Bagel Art Cafe

Richard Fisher, The Autobarn of Evanston

Joseph Flanagan, Acquirent, LLC

Neil Gambow, Mayor’s Employer Advisory Council

Keith Glantz, Glanz Design

Katherine Gotsick, Mail-Dempster Mile

Patrick Hughes, Jr., Byline Bank

Monique Brunson Jones, Evanston Community Foundation

Takisha Keys, Founder of The Keys Consulting Group, LLC.

Mark Lowry, Rotary International

Paulina Martinez, City of Evanston

Lisa McGowan, A Wondrous Affair

Peter Meyers,

India Mussell-McKay, Peckish Pig

Maureen Palchak, Northwestern Athletics

Lea Pinsky, Art Encounter

Jennifer Raimi, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Jake Rohde, Center for Independent Futures

Roger Sosa, Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Keith Terry, Terry Performance Group

Angela Valavanis, Creative Coworking

Paul Zalmazek, City of Evanston 

Small-Office Home-Office Business Committee

Anthony Giangrossi, Dynamic Colors

Kuan Su, Acu Design Health

Evanston Women in Business Committee

Sara Jane Abbott, WE WILL

Suzanne Badillo, Link Physical Therapy

Annette Patko, Bordeaux Studio

Allie Payne, MSGroup @ Dream Town Realty

Cindy Rawlings, Evanston Community Bank & Trust

Angela Valavanis, Creative Coworking

Fountain Square Artisan SummerFest Committee

Jim Konrad, Northwestern University

Pete Punito, First Northern Credit Union

Jim Schermerhorn, Schermerhorn Realty

Dave Stumpf, Rotary International

Angela Valavanis, Creative Co-Working

Golf Outing Committee

Co-Chairman: Mohammed Ali, Alim Insurance Brokerage

Co-Chairman: Paul Fischl, Fischl Dental Associates

Dale Bradley, Bradley Investment Center

David Johnson, Heartwood

Monique Jones, Evanston Community Foundation

Nasutsa Mabwa, ServiceMaster Restoration By Simon

Frank Muns, Allegra | Marketing | Print | Signs

Deb Overbey, Dream to Product

Bob Reece, Reece Insurance Financial Services

Matt Waskerwitz, NorthShore University HealthSystem / Evanston Hospital