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UIC professor says future generally bright for dental-school grads

The future of dentistry is bright in Illinois, though there are challenges to be faced, according to the head of student affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Northern Trust named best private bank in the U.S.

Global wealth-management company Northern Trust has been named the best private bank in the United States by Professional Wealth Management and The Banker magazines, both publications of the Financial Times Group.

Northbrook commercial to reach holiday shoppers via TV and online

The Northbrook Chamber of Commerce is launching a commercial for the holiday season to spread the word about Northbrook as an outstanding destination for shopping and dining.

Equity Office taps Picard for executive role

Equity Office, a company that oversees 47 million square feet of Class A office space, has appointed Lisa Picard as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

DRIVIN wins a Chicago Innovation Award

DRIVIN, a service that helps automotive dealers sell, acquire and deliver quality used vehicles, has been named one of the winners of the 15th annual Chicago Innovation Awards.

Novak Construction celebrates opening of Target in Hyde Park

Novak Construction recently celebrated the opening of its 80th Target project with a ribbon-cutting for the new Hyde Park store.

JVM Realty Corp. acquires upscale apartment community in Aurora

JVM Realty Corp., a multifamily real-estate investment and property management firm, has acquired luxury apartment community The Aventine at Oakhurst North in Aurora.

OSF HealthCare's Carrothers honored with Women to Watch Award

Michelle Carrothers, vice president of strategic reimbursement for OSF HealthCare, has been honored with a 2016 Women to Watch Award by the Illinois CPA Society.

Trump voters support legal reform, says U.S. Chamber Election Day poll

Lawyers benefit most from lawsuits, while victims and consumers are least likely to benefit, according to an Election Day survey of voters.

ComEd improves the power grid, offers tips for winter savings

ComEd is working hard to ensure electric systems are ready to exceed the energy needs of customers throughout the cold-weather months.

Rival Systems honored for its buy-side trading platform

Rival Systems, a trading and risk-management software company, has won the "Best Buy-Side Commodities Trading Platform" award from Waters Technology publication Buy-Side Technology for the firm's Rival Trader and Rival API offerings.

Chicago gears up for BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival will take place Friday and Saturday, culminating in Mickey and Minnie Mouse leading a tree-lighting parade down North Michigan Avenue.

Illinois Central College honors legacy of late trustee

Illinois Central College faculty and staff are honoring late Board of Trustees member James Polk, who died Nov. 8 at the age of 77.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquires Michigan's Regency Group

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Regency Group of East Lansing, Michigan.

Royal Savings Bank completes integration of Park Federal Savings Bank

Royal Savings Bank has finished integrating Park Federal Savings Bank.

Hilco Global launches business unit for financial services

Hilco Global has launched Hilco IP Merchant Banking, a new business unit focused on intellectual property-based financial services.

Effingham Chamber of Commerce wins state award

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce won the Outstanding Chamber of the Year award from the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Inland Bancorp's Jaffe to chair Community Bankers Council

Howard Jaffe of Inland Bancorp Inc. has been named chairman of the American Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council for 2016-17.

Chicago accused of money grab over new pharma rep regulations

New regulations, including a registration fee, covering drug company representatives that were passed by the city of Chicago focus on raising money, not tackling the opioid abuse crisis, industry representatives argue.

Ascent delivers data-center expansion suite for customer in Northlake

Ascent, a provider of data center solutions, has partnered with Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT Inc. to deliver an expansion suite for a tenant in the CH2 Data Center facility in Northlake.

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