• WSCCI Blog

    Wednesday, February 3, 2021
    WSCCI Welcomes New Executive Director Kathleen Russell!

    A resident of McCook, Kathleen has worked in a variety of local, regional and national non-profit organizations throughout her 30-year career.

    Rachel Peterson

    Wednesday, January 20, 2021
    Meet New WSCCI Staff Member, Rachel Peterson, Director of Membership and Events

    Meet the new Director of Meeting and Events, Rachel Peterson. A lifelong Illinois resident, Rachel comes to the chamber with a strong background in communications, marketing and business development.

    Susan Claesson

    Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    In an era of uncertainty, it's important to plan ahead with a Business Power of Attorney

    Do you have a plan? Your business is running smoothly for years and you are thinking of retiring. But then the unimaginable happens. You have a health event that leaves you unable to operate your business. Unfortunately, there are several initiatives at work that must be completed. Suddenly, you are mugged by reality- you are the only one that has the power to accomplish these and other tasks related to your business.

    Bill Wilson, Wilson and Wilson Estate Planning and Elder Law

    Thursday, September 3, 2020
    She is a Badass Women in Business leading the way by connecting, engaging and empowering others!

    Meet our next Badass Women in Business, Gaye Wagner. When she is not out riding her Harley, she is the Community Relations Manager for Independence-4-Seniors Home Care!

    Susan Claesson

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020
    August is National Black Business Month

    Charlisa Pugh and Suzi Wirtz

    Thursday, July 16, 2020
    Community Leader, Relationship Builder, Badass Woman in Business...Tracy Kelly leads the way!

    Tracy Kelly , Vice President, Retail Bank Manager, Community Bank of Western Springs, A Wintrust Community Bank, shares with us what is it is that makes her a Badass Woman in Business. She is a community leader, WSCCI Regional 30 Under 40 recipient and a member of the Women in Business committee that is committed to bringing relevant learning and thought provoking programs to the members of the WSCCI and the region.

    Susan Claesson

    Friday, April 17, 2020
    But First, Hair

    Maureen Krug, Owner, Elevate Salon La Grange