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Meet The Experts 2016

A Terrific Evening at Meet the Experts

Power networking & speed coaching was on the menu at the third annual Meet the Experts event on May 10, 2016. A special keynote address by Tim McEnery, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, kicked off the evening at Fremont Chicago in River North. Thank you to everyone for attending, and to the experts and sponsors for supporting this valuable event event.

 

Thank you to our 2016 experts:

Joe Baez

Principal

Clifton Larson Allen

Chuck Taylor

Principal

Clifton Larson Allen

Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz

Owners

BOKA Restaurant Group

Gerrin Butler

Director of Food Production

Chicago Department of Public Health

 

Laurie Cairns

Managing Partner

Blast Marketing

Abe Conlon

Owner

Fat Rice

Patrick Donelly

General Manager

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Beau D'Arcy

Founder

Breakwater Chicago

Michelle Dukler

CEO

TGI Concessions

Marc Epstein

Operating Partner

Four Corners Tavern Group

Daniel Gerzina

Editor

Eater Chicago

Bobby Gonzalez

Concierge/Member, Les Clefs d'Or USA

Hotel Palomar Chicago

Adam Herbert

Managing Partner

The Radler

Janet Isabelli

CEO/Partner

Isabelli Media Relations

Rai Karmani

Founder

Zero Percent

Glenn Keefer

Risk Management Consultant

Heil & Kay Insurance

Beverly Kim

Owner

Parachute

Tom Koenigsberg

Chief Marketing Officer

Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurants

Jeremy Kudan

Owner

Kudan Real Estate

Ashvin Lad

Co-Founder

Breakwater Chicago

Donnie Madia

Restaurateur and Owner

One Off Hospitality Group

Eddie Mahoney

Operating Partner

The Fifty/50 Group

Matthew McCahill

Corporate Director of Food, Beverage & Nightlife

The Godfrey Hotel / The LondonHouse Hotel

Kelly McCahon

Sales and Marketing

Resource POS

Adam Geenen

Sales & Marketing

Resource POS

Tim McEnery

Founder

Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurants

Amy Morton

Owner and Operator

Found Kitchen and Social House

Alex Pappas

Partner

Axia Law

Wayne Rich

Senior Relationship Manager

Heartland Payment Systems

Carmen Rossi

Partner

8 | A Hospitality Company

Sam Sanchez

CEO/Restaurateur

Samco Enterprises

Kristianna Smith

Director of Business Development

Land and Sea Dept.

Doug Sohn

Founder

Hot Doug's

Phil Tadros

Founder and CEO

Doejo/ Bowtruss Coffee/ Aquanaut Beer/ Bunny The Microbakery

Joey Terrell

Founder

Rte 66 Corporation

Patrick Wartan

Partner

Axia Law

Britt Whitfield

Partner

The Revel Group

Clinton Wolf

VP

United Healthcare

Kristen Zagozdon

VP of HR

Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurants

2015 Sponsors:

Reinhart Logo      Axia Law Logo     Clifton Larson Allen Logo     Blast Marketing Logo

 

Event Sponsors:

NRA Show Logo    ServSafe Logo    Beam Logo    Samuel Adams Logo    Storypoint Logo   Homer's Ice Cream

 

In-Kind Sponsors:

True Brew Logo     Republic Services Logo    Tabbed Out Logo

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