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.

Ambassador Committee

Sara Jane Abbott, India Hicks, Inc. Blue Water Tribe

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


Monique Brunson Jones, Evanston Community Foundation

Carole Cahill, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Dave Davis, Northwestern University

Joseph Flanagan, Acquirent, LLC

Patrick Hughes, Jr., Inclusion Solutions, LLC

Linda Larkin, Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Paul Zalmazek, City of Evanston

Maureen Palchak, Northwestern Athletics

Jay Ryan, Accuity


Annie Coakley, Downtown Evanston

Tara Davis, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Vincent Doyle, Bagel Art Cafe

Ahmadou Drame, Evanston Township High School

Keith Glantz, Glantz Design

Katherine Gotsick, Mail-Dempster Mile

Paulina Martinez, City of Evanston

Lisa McGowan, A Wondrous Affair

Keith Terry, Terry Performance Group

Small-Office Home-Office Business Committee

Anthony Giangrossi, Dynamic Colors

Kuan Su, Acu Design Health

Evanston Women in Business Committee

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

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

Scott Miller, Romano Wealth Management

Frank Muns, Allegra | Marketing | Print | Signs

Deb Overbey, Dream to Product

Pete Punito, First Northern Credit Union

Bob Reece, Reece Insurance Financial Services

Matt Waskerwitz, NorthShore University HealthSystem / Evanston Hospital