Interviews Archive

  • Throughout my career at BMO Harris and in my current role as president/CEO of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), I’ve seen many women start a business while working full-time....

    Start a Startup on the Side

    Throughout my career at BMO Harris and in my current role as president/CEO of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), I’ve seen many women start a business while working full-time....

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  • Managing Partner, KPMG This is something you don’t normally hear from an accounting executive: “I always wanted to learn acoustic guitar,” says Patrick Canning, managing partner at the Chicago office...

    Patrick Canning

    Managing Partner, KPMG This is something you don’t normally hear from an accounting executive: “I always wanted to learn acoustic guitar,” says Patrick Canning, managing partner at the Chicago office...

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  • With over 90 years of candy-making experience, business is still booming for Morkes Chocolates. The third-generation, family-owned business has specialized in handmade confections since 1920, making everything from scratch with...

    Morkes Chocolates

    With over 90 years of candy-making experience, business is still booming for Morkes Chocolates. The third-generation, family-owned business has specialized in handmade confections since 1920, making everything from scratch with...

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  • Yes, women play polo. So if you think of the sport as a game played predominantly by men and only for the rich and famous, think again. In fact, most...

    Pony up to Polo

    Yes, women play polo. So if you think of the sport as a game played predominantly by men and only for the rich and famous, think again. In fact, most...

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  • Two brothers and a high school buddy disrupt the system that leaves out the little guys. A long-lasting friendship that started at New Trier Township High School in Northfield about...

    Winestyr.com

    Two brothers and a high school buddy disrupt the system that leaves out the little guys. A long-lasting friendship that started at New Trier Township High School in Northfield about...

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  • The Hearty Boys and Gale Gand collide to make the world a tastier place. A few blocks away from Wrigley Field, you’ll find chef Dan Smith and mixologist Steve McDonagh...

    SpritzBurger

    The Hearty Boys and Gale Gand collide to make the world a tastier place. A few blocks away from Wrigley Field, you’ll find chef Dan Smith and mixologist Steve McDonagh...

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  • The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards honors the executive producer of TV’s hugely popular show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Carol Mendelsohn’s résumé reads like a true Hollywood success story:...

    Carol Mendelsohn

    The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards honors the executive producer of TV’s hugely popular show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Carol Mendelsohn’s résumé reads like a true Hollywood success story:...

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  • After her husband’s death, Eve Tyree found the courage to rebuild and repurpose her life. Losing a spouse – most of us would consider that our worst nightmare. We speculate...

    Eve Tyree’s New Normal

    After her husband’s death, Eve Tyree found the courage to rebuild and repurpose her life. Losing a spouse – most of us would consider that our worst nightmare. We speculate...

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  • Fashion and beauty expert Amy Tara Koch is a Midwest makeover maven. When Amy Tara Koch thinks about the start of her career, she envisions her grandmother’s closet. In fact,...

    Style in the City

    Fashion and beauty expert Amy Tara Koch is a Midwest makeover maven. When Amy Tara Koch thinks about the start of her career, she envisions her grandmother’s closet. In fact,...

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  • Babette, a women’s fashion boutique off Michigan Avenue at 25 East Huron, is right down the street from TCW’s offices. We’ve discovered their stylish apparel, which is effortless, easy to...

    Babette’s Irresistable & Practical Style

    Babette, a women’s fashion boutique off Michigan Avenue at 25 East Huron, is right down the street from TCW’s offices. We’ve discovered their stylish apparel, which is effortless, easy to...

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