• Non-Profit Organizations

    Receive information specifically targeted to non-profit organizations in and around Lincoln Square Ravenswood.
    Cheryl Hennelly
    Gateway to Learning
    Greg Harris
    IL House Representative Greg Harris, 13th District
    Bruce Robbins
    Lillstreet Art Center
    Tim Brown
    Luther Memorial Church
    Julia Byrns Kelly
    Queen of Angels School
    Jill Brown Smith
    Luther Memorial Church
    Charles Bills
    DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
    Facilities Manager
    Greg Petersen
    Search Inc.
    Amy Holmes
    Luther Memorial Church
    Chad Lewis
    Lincoln Square Presbyterian Church
    Rev. James Kaczorowski
    Queen of Angels School
    Eileen Rochford
    Queen of Angels School
    Rudy Flores
    Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
    Executive Director
    As the Executive Director, Rudy Flores ensures that LSRCC meets its mission of driving economic growth of the Lincoln Square and Ravenswood business communities by engaging local businesses, advocating on their behalf, and providing resources they need to innovate.
    Katie Kraus
    Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
    Member Services Director
    As the Membership Services Director, Katie Kraus works closely with the small business community of Lincoln Square and Ravenswood, managing member benefits and business-to-business engagement.  Through a series of membership programs Katie helps market individual businesses to ensure their continued success and longevity in the community.
    Jenny Urban
    Old Town School of Folk Music
    Cafe Manager
    Dawn Patch
    Old Town School of Folk Music
    Operations Director
    Bonnie Werstein
    Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club
    Acting Executive Director
    Erik Borggren
    Lincoln Square Presbyterian Church
    Karen Reyes
    Lillstreet Art Center
    Catherine Stigler
    Planet Access Company Store
    Merchandiser / Buyer
    Lori Gee
    Ravenswood Community Services
    Executive Director
    Andy Nordstrom
    Albany Park Community Center
    Chief Development Officer
    Brian Fulton
    MissioDei Chicago
    Vision & Teaching Elder
    Kristian Johnson
    Pilgrim Lutheran Church & School
    Gus Isacson
    Central Lakeview Merchants Association
    Dave Zibell
    Old Town School of Folk Music
    Marketing Director
    Former Board President & Board Member, Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce (2014 through 2017) and organizer for Square Roots Festival.
    Gus Isacson
    Central Lakeview Merchants Association
    Laura Jasiak
    McFetridge Sports Center
    Event Manager
    Johnson Dave
    Grace Covenant Church
    Dane Kris
    Grace Covenant Church
    Bill Abplanalp
    Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club
    Carmen White
    Saint Matthias Parish and School
    Admissions Director
    Chris Smolen
    Gateway to Learning
    Fundraising Coordinator
    Amanda Nelson
    Community Christian Church
    Kids' City Director
    Matt Nelson
    Community Christian Church
    Arts Director
    Casey Smagala
    Albany Park Community Center
    Monica Jirak
    DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
    Executive Director
    Gene Schulter
    Gene & Rosemary Schulter Foundation, Inc.
    Ellen Feliciano
    Berry United Methodist Church
    Office Administrator
    Ruth Wasiukiewicz
    Pilgrim Lutheran Church & School
    Joel Herman
    Welles Park Parents Association
    Katie Carden
    Saint Matthias Parish and School
    Kate McGregor
    McFetridge Sports Center
    Ryan Tolley
    Small Business Advocacy Council
    Membership Coordinator
    Kara Teeple
    Lawrence Hall
    Chief Executive Officer
    Ryan Warsing
    Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
    Neighborhood Services Director
    Marlen Lux
    DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
    Nicole Benjamin
    Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
    Director of Special Events
    As the Director of Special Events, Nicole Benjamin is the leader of community events and fundraising efforts for LSRCC and its members.  Nicole manages all aspects of the organization’s signature events such as Apple Fest, Summer Concert Series, Winter Brew and Wine Stroll.  Special events exist to help promote participating businesses, while driving foot-traffic into the commercial corridors of Lincoln Square and Ravenswood.
    Lisa Ripson
    Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
    Chief Communications Director
    As the Chief Communications Director, Lisa Ripson develops strategic communications programs and manages media relations for LSRCC.  In addition, Lisa works with members of the organization to secure media opportunities highlighting the business community and special events.
    Niquenya Collins
    Building Bridges Consulting
    President & CEO
    Coach Niquenya is the President and CEO of Building Bridges Consulting - a small business consulting, executive coaching, and corporate training firm specializing in transforming dreamers into successful entrepreneurs.  She has over 20 years’ experience partnering with small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and nonprofit startup leaders to bridge the gap between where they are now and where they need to be to build a successful, sustainable and profitable business model.  As a result of working with Coach Niquenya, entrepreneurs with bigger-than-life visions are connected to their passion, purpose, partners and processes to propel them to profit faster than they ever could on their own. She is also a professional speaker and author of several business titles.
    Donna Manella
    Century 21 Affiliated, Donna Manella
    Managing Broker
    John Ratzenberger
    Gateway to Learning
    Director of Marketing & Development
    John is the Director of Marketing & Development for Gateway to Learning starting August 2016. He is really excited to work with our neighbors and fellow businesses to advance the mission of Gateway. 
    Claire Haasl
    David L. Hoyt Education Foundation
    Executive Director
    Claire is a Lincoln Square resident and co-founder of the David L. Hoyt Education Foundation. She love volunteering with Art Reach and hanging out with her dog Daisy in her spare time.
    Lanialoha Lee
    Aloha Center Chicago
    Executive Director
    Megan Hagans
    Megan Hagans - Coldwell Banker

    An East Coast native, Megan has called Chicago home for 15 years. Her people skills & patience help her clients feel comfortable throughout the buying and selling process. 

    In 2013, Megan decided it was time to marry her degrees in Psychology and Interior Design by entering the world of Real Estate. She has worked on a Top producing team that has continued to excel and grow their business year after year. Her strong interior design skills help buyers and sellers every step of the way. 

    She currently lives in Lincoln Square with her husband and 2 sons, Max & Alex, and is very knowledgeable of the Chicago neighborhoods.

    Roxanne Parker
    Roxanne Parker - Baird & Warner
    Real Estate Broker

    Born and raised in the city of Chicago, I am a proud Chicago native.  I have lived in many of Chicago’s unique neighborhoods including Lincoln Square, Portage Park, Bucktown, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, and am taking that deep understanding of the city to help my clients find their dream home and neighborhood. 

    My greatest asset is the ability to connect and understand my client’s needs and help them make one of the most important decisions of their lives.  My attention to detail, strong negotiation skills, and 15 years of experience in professional service has help me exceed client’s expectations and is what makes me stand out from the rest.

    I have a true love for this city and its culture and work closely with animal rescue groups and shelters in my spare time.  

    Kyle Ross
    Ravenswood Health and Wellness Center
    James Bradach
    Progressive Data Services
    Andrew Harrell
    Andrew Harrell Real Estate | Jameson Sotheby's Int'l Realty
    Owner/Broker Associate

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