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Glen Ellyn Business Leaders Forum


One of the most powerful, cost-effective and targeted ways to build a business is through referrals. The best referral sources, other than your own clients, are non-competing businesses that sell to the same target market.

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What is Glen Ellyn Business Leaders' Forum?

The Glen Ellyn Business Leaders' Forum is comprised of non-competing businesses that provide products and services to businesses and consumers. Because each member represents a different industry we have industry specific expertise we openly share with the group. We want to share what we know so that we each become better business owners, and in turn can provide guidance to our clients and customers with relevant referrals. Members collaborate to form effective referral partnerships for the markets they serve in Glen Ellyn and Chicago's Western Suburbs.


The Glen Ellyn Business Leaders’ Forum meets monthly for one hour. Meetings are held on the second Friday of every month at 45 S. Park Blvd, Suite 200. Meetings start promptly at 7:30 a.m. and end at 8:30 a.m.

Why Should I Join?
  • Educate and Update themselves about member industries
  • Compare notes on challenges and creative solutions
  • Identify or create networking opportunities
  • Upgrade Marketing Skills Update their business skills
  • Generate business referrals for one another

Membership in this group includes representatives from businesses who depend on referrals to build their business. These individuals are decision makers in sales, marketing, or business development capacity. Membership includes only one representative from a particular product or service – no members will conflict with or compete with other members for referrals. To become a member, you must first be a member of the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce.

What is the Cost?

$75 annually (Check made out to Glen Ellyn Business Leaders’ Forum)

Who Should I Contact?

Nick Nelson
Nick Nelson Legal
(630) 474-0925 (work)


Cherri Zboril
Alternating Currents Corp.

CJ McCann
Keller Williams

Tara Arick
Polaris Concierge

Jen Bystry
Bridge Communities

Jeff Thoreson
Wintrust Mortgage

Sandy Skibinski
Celebration Marketing

Cheryl Shurtz
RE/MAX Suburban - Cheryl Shurtz

Charlie Melka
LPL Financial

Brandee Martin
Silver Foxes Travel Co

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