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

Robert Adam, Adam Insurance Brokerage

Marty Adelberg, Electronic Merchant Systems

Mary Jane Alagheband, Country Financial

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

Jim Lal-Tabak, Heart of Transformation Wellness Institute

Woody Clark, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

Annette Patko, Bordeaux Studio, LLC

Dana Pearl, Curt’s Café Board Member

Karen York, Organize Me

Advocacy & Government Affairs Council

Evanston MashUp Committee


Dr. Morton Schapiro, Northwestern University

The Honorable Steve Hagerty, Mayor of Evanston


Alan Anderson, Northwestern University

Monique Brunson Jones, Evanston Community Foundation

Carole Cahill, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Scott Epskamp, Leapfrog Online Customer Acquisition, LLC

Joseph Flanagan, Acquirent, LLC

Patrick Hughes, Jr., Inclusion Solutions, LLC

Linda Larkin, Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Johanna Leonard, 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

Keryn Wouden, Hagerty Consulting

Small-Office Home-Office Business Committee

Anthony Giangrossi, Dynamic Colors

Kuan Su, Acu Design Health

Lynne Tooma, Juice Plus

Evanston Women in Business Committee

Mary Jane Alagheband, Country Financial

Izzy Libmann, TruFit Personal Training

Annette Patko, Bordeaux Studio

Stephanie Phelan, Speedpro Imaging North Shore

Mary Summerville, MSGroup @ Dream Town Realty

Lisa Faremouth Weber, Heaven Meets Earth Yoga

Evanston Chamber Artisan SummerFest Committee

Jim Konrad, Northwestern University

Barry Rubin, Hilton Orrington

Jim Schermerhorn, Schermerhorn Realty

Dave Stumpf, Rotary International

Angela Valavanis, Creative Co-Working

Golf Outing Committee

Chairman: Mohammed Ali, Alim Insurance Brokerage

Dale Bradley, Bradley Investment Center

Linda Del Bosque, Evanston Woman Magazine

Tom Erd, The Spice House

David Johnson, Heartwood

Monique Jones, Evanston Community Foundation

Scott Miller, Romano Wealth Management

Frank Muns, Allegra | Marketing | Print | Signs

Richard O’Dwyer, @properties

Pete Punito, WCGO Radio

Bob Reece, Reece Insurance Financial Services