CFBC Finds Shared Experiences at the FBA

Here at the CFBC we often say ‘it can be lonely at the top’ for business owners who are seeking the shared experiences they need from their peers. Shared experiences define the CFBC…don’t think that we aren’t seeking out our … Read more here …

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CFBC Spotlight: Kim Puch

Kim Puch, Primrose Candy Company 1. What year was your company founded? Tell us a little bit of the history behind the company. Primrose Candy Co. (PCC) was founded in 1928. We are a family-owned and operated company since 1928 … Read more here …

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Point on Protocol: CFBC’s Best Private Dining Rooms

The CFBC knows that it can be challenging to find safe, private rooms with round tables and great service for your Forum meetings. If your Forum is ever struggling to find the perfect venue for your monthly meetings, please reach … Read more here …

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Women in Family Business on the Rise

Seeing women in leadership roles can be rare. Women are often fighting harder to work their way up and receive equal pay. However, a new study shows that family businesses are where women are more likely to step into leadership … Read more here …

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Ten SEO Tips to Help Make Google Love You

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) can be a challenging topic for business owners and marketing professionals striving to get their company’s website on the first page of Google, Bing or Yahoo. For many, the seemingly ever-changing waves of what’s important for SEO … Read more here …

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President’s Message – July 7th

It is my privilege to begin this yearlong journey as the CFBC President. Those before me accomplished a long list of goals and thus I have a great expectation to make a mark. I have accepted the challenge and I … Read more here …

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Be Careful What You Wish For

Richard L. Lieberman Partner Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. rlieberman@burkelaw.com 312 840 7011 Congratulations!  You have just been offered an opportunity to join a new limited liability company that is classified as a partnership for income tax purposes (the … Read more here …

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In Memoriam: Bill Stringfellow

“The first time I met Bill was at the initial general meeting of the FBC (as it was then named) at the University of Illinois-Chicago.  At that meeting about 40 of us were first introduced to the concept of Forum.  … Read more here …

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President’s Message – June 11th

I’d like to share my observations from my year as CFBC’s President which comes to a close on June 30th. The CFBC is in better shape than we were a year ago. In fact, we’re in great shape. Without the … Read more here …

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Shallcross Financial Planning Testimonial by Bob Carmody

Last year, I had the pleasure of inviting Darrin Shallcross of Shallcross Financial Planning to a charity event that I regularly sponsor. While I knew Darrin personally from the CFBC, I really did not understand the full service that he … Read more here …

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