One Hour Mentor

Meet Some of Chicago’s Top Business Leaders and Get Advice Outstanding Business Advice at a One-Hour Mentor Panel.

The One Hour Mentor Program is designed to give small business owners an opportunity to meet and ask questions from business leaders who have a variety of expertise’s including marketing, financing, and effective business operations.

Treasurer Neely has made helping small business a top priority of her office. According to the Treasurer, “Helping Chicago small business owners is important to me on a professional and personal level. I come from a family of small business owners.”

Upcoming Workshops

Our May 27th workshop is over but it featured:
Christy Weber – President of Christy Webber Landscapes
Craig Sieben – CEO of Sieben Engery Associates
Bob Rakstang – Vice Chair of Score Chicago

June 3rd is our Legal Experts for Business Workshop
Michael Schlesinger- Director of the Business Enterprise Law Clinic (BELAW), The John Marshall Law School
Michael A. Peroff- Attorney, The Law Office of Michael A. Peroff
Bob Rakstang- Vice Chair of Score Chicago

August 20th will be at Roosevelt University 8:30am-10am
Manolis Alpogianis- CEO, America’s Dog
Valerie Beck- CEO, Chicago Chocolate Tours
Steve Conner- Founder, Fluid Content
Doug Nohe – Chairman of Score Chicago

Oct 3rd at the City Treasurer’s Small Business Entrepreneur Expo (11am-Noon)
Pam Netzky – Co Founder and President of Skinny Pop
Christy Weber – President of Christy Webber Landscapes
Doug Nohe – Chairman of Score Chicago
Michael Bashaw- Regional President of Whole Foods Market

Register for the Expo at:



Past One Hour Mentor Program Leaders include:

To become a one hour mentor e-mail: