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Chicago's Roth Law Group understands inner workings of small businesses

Located steps from the Richard J. Daley Center, which houses courtrooms for Cook County Circuit Court, Roth Law Group LLC is focused on taking the burden of legal conflict off the shoulders of Chicago’s small business owners.

OSF Healthcare CEO elected Illinois hospital association board

OSF Healthcare System CEO Kevin Schoeplein recently was elected to the Illinois Health and Hospital Association's (IHA) board of trustees.

'Passing the FACT Act is critical,' says IL civil justice group

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and fellow members of the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on the proposed Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act, which passed the House last month.

Air.Water.Energy. earns Angie's List award

Air.Water.Energy. (A.W.E.), a Carol Stream-based company that handles heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical projects in the DuPage County area, was named last week as a winner of Angie's List's Super Service Award for the second consecutive year.

Nine Quinn Johnston attorneys recognized for outstanding achievements

Nine attorneys from Illinois law firm Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo, which maintains offices in Peoria and Springfield, have been recognized for professional achievement by two prominent rating services.

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association advocates solutions to reduce drug costs

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt offered several market-based solutions for escalating drug prices during his testimony presented Thursday before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Former executive director returns to Aurora's Hesed House

Aurora's Hesed House, the second largest comprehensive homeless shelter in Illinois, said recently that former Executive Director Ryan Dowd will be returning to that post Monday.

Ice Miller law firm expands in Chicago business district

Chicago law firm Ice Miller LLP has taken over the 35th floor at 200 W. Madison St. in the heart of the Chicago business district.

Cresa Consulting Group taps former state commerce department director as vice president

Former Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) Deputy Director Bob Westover has joined Cresa Consulting Group as the advisory firm's vice president.

Champaign County Chamber of Commerce celebrating its 25th year

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 25th anniversary and aims to spotlight the achievements of its members and of the organization itself in this landmark year.

Bauer Financial honors CEFCU credit union with highest rating

CEFCU recently received a five-star "superior" rating -- the highest rating available -- from Bauer Financial, an independent organization that analyzes financial institution performance.

Illinois-based Extra Help names new COO

Extra Help Inc., based in Marion, recently named Rachelle Bauer as its chief operating officer.

Amanda Hakenwerth promoted to branch manager for Extra Help

Illinois-based Extra Help Inc. recently promoted Amanda Hakenwerth to branch manager at the company's St. Louis location.

Perma-Seal's Laura Ann Spencer named 2016 Woman of Influence

Laura Ann Spencer of Perma-Seal Basement Systems Inc. has been named a 2016 Woman of Influence award winner by the American City Business Journal, a parent company of the Chicago Business Journal.

Simantel honored by Ad Age

Peoria, Illinois marketing firm Simantel was named a 2016 B-to-B Best honoree by Ad Age for its attention-grabbing "Swear by Equipment Management Solutions" campaign for Cat EMSolutions.

Greater Springfield Chamber presents awards at 147th annual gala

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce presented awards to notable individuals and organizations during its recent 147th annual gala.

Rockford-based Savant ranks as ninth largest registered investment adviser firms

Savant Capital Management, a Rockford-based wealth management firm, has been ranked as the ninth largest advisory firm in the United States by Financial Planning magazine. 

Shinola president to speak at Chicagoland chamber trade show

Jacques Panis, president of luxury lifestyle brand Shinola, will be the keynote speaker for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce's trade show, The Exchange, on April 6 at the Swissotel Chicago.

Peoria Police Department has a new captain

The Peoria Police Department said last week that Police Lt. Todd Green has been promoted to captain.

Evanston chamber honors Businessperson of the Year

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce honored Joseph Liss, an accountant and director at Porte Brown LLC, as its Businessperson of the Year at the chamber's annual celebration and awards dinner last week.

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