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Woman of the Quarter: Michelle Iskowitz, Loaves and Fishes

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and Women in Business are excited to honor Michelle Iskowitz, Director of Marketing and Communications at Loaves & Fishes, as our Woman of the Quarter. Q: Tell us about your organization and what led you to Loaves & Fishes. I began volunteering at Loaves & Fishes in 2009 andContinue reading

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Woman of the Quarter: Jane wernette, NCTV17

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and Women in Business are excited to honor Jane Wernette, Community Development Director at NCTV17 as our Woman of the Quarter. Q: Describe your role as the Community Development Director at NCTV17. Naperville Community Television started in 1987 when local cable stations were popping up all across America. Today, there areContinue reading

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Woman of the Quarter: Stephanie Wojick

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and Women in Business are excited to honor Stephanie Wojcik, a Naperville resident and owner of Budget Blinds of Naperville, as our 2019 Woman of the Quarter. Q: Describe your business and what you do. A: At Budget Blinds of Naperville, we help customers design custom window treatments toContinue reading

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Living Your Potential:  Efficiency

ef·fi·cient adjective achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense. I’m often among busy women discussing all the responsibilities and roles in their lives. I have heard the question “How do you make time for __________?” Fill in the blank. Yoga, massage, cooking, date night, girl’s night, reading, blogging, movies, etc. Honoring your need for self-careContinue reading

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December 2018 Woman of the Month

Anita Knotts, Senior Vice President, Calamos Wealth ManagementQ: Describe your company and what you do.A:  I’ve been in the industry for over 25 years. For the past 16 years I’ve been with Calamos Wealth Managementwhere I’ve helped high net worth clients reach their lifelong goals through financial planning and investment management. In addition, I overseeContinue reading

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smart sizing your life

 ​There is a lot of talk around Smart Sizing over the past few years in Real Estate – and everywhere else!  People are living smarter, more tech-savvy lives, and are trying to free themselves of clutter.  So what does Smart Sizing mean? Well, it may mean different things to different people… Moving to experience a differentContinue reading

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November 2018 woman of the month

Jacque Clermont, Special Events and Annual Campaign Manager at 360 Youth ServicesQ: What is 360 Youth Services?A: 360 Youth Services began in 1971 when a group of concerned parents, community and religious leaders recognized the need for professional, youth-centered services in the Naperville community. They formed a city council that eventually became a non-profit organizationContinue reading

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October 2018 WOman of the Month

Stephanie Colbert Randall is 3rd generation owner of Colbert Custom Framing & Art Printing, a family-owned custom picture framing and art printing business in Naperville.Here is what Stephanie says about her job and her story at Colbert Custom Framing & Art Printing. Q: What is Colbert Custom Framing & Art Printing?Colbert Custom Framing & Art PrintingContinue reading

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September 2018 Woman of the Month

NAME : Amanda Kunzer, NACC Woman of the Month, September 2018 Q:  What is Edgewood Clinical Services?A: Edgewood Clinical Services is a comprehensive, outpatient, mental health agency that offers therapy for all ages and stages in life, groups for children and teens, psychological testing and psychiatry/medication assistance.Q: What is your background and what led you toContinue reading

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August 2018 Woman of the MOnth

Janene Marshall-Gatling is the Owner of the Naperville South Location of College Nannies and Tutors. As an advocate for self-care, she urges busy parents to take advantage of time for themselves and enlist the support of quality care providers. At College Nannies and Tutors, Janene works to provide needs-based solutions; she’s learned through her hands-onContinue reading