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Advisory Board Positions & Leadership Committee Service

Date Description
8/2020 to present Appointed to the Entrepreneurs Leadership committee of “Ellevate Network”, as “Co-Lead of Entrepreneurship Committee – Chicago”. Ellevate is a women-in-business, and women business owners, network of over 200,000 women members and subscribers worldwide, in New York, Chicago, Charlotte, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Boston, Austin, Los Angeles and throughout 24 US cities, as well as internationally.
1/16/2020 to present Joined the “Private Directors Association” Chicago Chapter 2018, an association of businesses seeking to fill board seats and persons seeking board of director seats. In 2020 to present, actively participate on the “General Programming Committee” and “Early Stage Companies Committee”.
3/30/2018 to present Appointed to the Advisory Board of Hub88, Inc. Served on the “Programs Committee” for the year 2020. Hub88 is a technology incubator, accelerator, entrepreneurial center in Naperville, IL. Technology, engineering, robotics, 5G Communications, and mechanical sciences. 30-Member Advisory Board supporting a 7-Member Board of Directors (Kenn Miller, Phil Hoffman phil@thestartupmag.com , Martha Carney, Matt OSullivan, Mark Hinch, Annette Kenny. Tom S. Lee). I also served on Advisory Board of Hub88-affiliate “STEAM Ahead”, a STEM Women’s Initiative. Martha Carney, Board Member mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com
10/3/2017 to 12/2018 Appointed to the Advisory Board at the Small Business Development Center in Lisle, IL (Entrepreneurial Center at College of DuPage). 12 Member Advisory Board, supporting Board: Ute Westphal, Program Manager westphalu@cod.edu
July 2016 to present Appointed to the Section Council (Leadership Council) of the Business Law Section of DuPage County Bar Association.
— Appointed by the leadership committee Served as Secretary of Council 2019. Served as Chair of CLE Program Committee 2019, and served on CLE Programs Committee 2017 to 2020; Currently serving in 2020-2021. 11 Section Council leaders serve for the 800 Business Lawyers on Business Law Committee. DCBA Liaison Robert Rupp rrupp@dcba.org. Current committee chair Oran Cart, past Chairs Markus May and Rick Lofgren.
July 2019 to Dec 2019 — Appointed & elected by the leadership committee as Chair of the Business Law Section of the DuPage County Bar Association 2019. To act as interim replacement for an unexpectedly withdrawing Chair. Served until new Chair was appointed by general DCBA leadership.
2/2018 to 7/2018 Served on the Founding Circle as a temporary Advisory Board Member of Brazen Women, Chicago. Brazen is a mentoring, educational and networking group for scale-up and growth-stage women-owned-and-operated businesses in the Chicago area. I served as west suburban outreach & programming person, made introductions in west suburbs, and planned & staffed the launch educational event in La Grange (west). I continue to assist on the west suburban initiatives when I’m needed. Kristin Fox, Founder & Board Member. kristin@brazenchicago.com
3/2018 to 7/2018 Served as a Founding Advisor on the launch temp planning committee 4, to a west suburban mastermind meetup group of 1200 business owner members “PowerGrowth Business Accelerator” (Formerly the “West Suburban Business Mastermind Group”). Sherrin Ingram, Founding Member.
2/2018 to 7/2018 Served as a Founding Advisor on the launch temp Planning Committee to “Women in FinTank” (“WiFi”) Kim. Kimberly Wolfson (kimberly.wolfson@gmail.com), founding leader.
July 2017 to Dec 2017 Served as advisor and committee member on the Sponsorship Committee of the Oak Brook Chapter of Exit Planning Exchange (XPX) Group (Oak Brook and Chicago). XPX ultimately moved all events downtown Chicago, therefore my Oak Brook service ended. Ray Palys, founder of XPX Chicago-Oak Brook; and Peter Holton peter@caberhill.com
Contact Nancy Fallon-Houle at nfallon@velocitylaw.com or 630-963-0439 x22
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