Leaders

Giving Back To Our Community

Our leaders demonstrate their dedication to the XPX mission and our local community by pitching in to ensure we have the best people in the room sharing the best content. They are role models for the kind of collaboration and long-term thinking that our members value. Please reach out to any of our leaders to learn how you too can gain visibility and influence as a volunteer for our chapter.

Leader Directory

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Tim Padgett of The Pepper Group, Inc. is a member of XPX Chicago
Tim Padgett
Founder
The Pepper Group, Inc.

Call Me When... You feel a professional marketing system would help to build value in a company. We are a full-service marketing communications firm helping B2B businesses leverage their brand, educate their audiences and engage prospects and clients.

  • At-Large
  • Markus May of May Law Firm, LLC is a member of XPX Chicago
    Markus May
    President
    May Law Firm, LLC

    Call Me When... You want thorough and personalized legal representation related to the purchase, sale, or operation of a business in a timely manner.

  • Co-Chair Sponsorship Committee
  • Governance Chair
  • Michael Azzaro of American Community Bank & Trust is a member of XPX Chicago
    Michael Azzaro
    Assistant Vice President - Commercial Banking
    American Community Bank & Trust

    Call Me When... Call me when a business owner you know is feeling anxious or frustrated that they do not have access to the capital needed to run and grow their business.

  • Emerging Professional Board Chair
  • Laura Liss of Liss & Lamar, P.C. | FranLaw is a member of XPX Chicago
    Laura Liss
    Franchise & Corporate Attorney
    Liss & Lamar, P.C. | FranLaw

    Call Me When... Buying or selling their business, expansion through licensing or franchising, protecting their brand through trademarks, negotiate a lease, or generally has legal questions.

  • President
  • Patti Anderson
    Vice President-SBA Commercial Banker
    First National Bank Small Business Finance

    Call Me When... You have questions about SBA lending. Happy to talk to colleagues and clients that are either buying a business OR existing businesses looking for expansion capital at any stage of the business cycle.

  • At-Large
  • James Robbs of Sassetti is a member of XPX Chicago
    James Robbs
    Partner
    Sassetti

    Call Me When... You need to prepare for business transition, have tax issues or need independent financial statements. We also have access to a full array of advisory services.

  • Treasurer
  • Founder
  • Robert "Bob" F. Happ
    Director, Sales Development
    5-Point Solutions - Software & IT Services

    Call Me When... Scaling Business, ERP, IT Services, Cybersecurity, Regulatory Compliance

  • At-Large
  • Mike Lindert of Sales Xceleration is a member of XPX Chicago
    Mike Lindert
    Fractional CSO
    Sales Xceleration

    Call Me When... CEO ADVISOR & FRACTIONAL CSO, PROVIDING SALES SOLUTIONS FOR B2B BUSINESSES. Top Line Revenue Growth, Sales Strategy, Sales Structure, Sales Assessments, Sales Staffing, Resource Optimization, On-Site Sales Leadership.

  • Program Committee
  • Chris Zdunich of Engage PEO is a member of XPX Chicago
    Chris Zdunich
    VP of Sales
    Engage PEO

    Call Me When... a business has a "getting better" agenda and needs to contain costs on health insurance, reduce employment risk, offload administrative duties and become a better place to work!

  • Membership Chair
  • Power Networking Chair
  • Allen Kutchins
    Certified Public Accountant
    KRD, Ltd.

    Call Me When... You need help in succession planning, estate planning, tax planning or any audit or accounting needs.

  • Program Chair
  • Robert Greisman of RKG Consulting Group, Inc. is a member of XPX Chicago
    Robert S. Greisman
    Director
    RKG Consulting Group, Inc.

    Call Me When... You have a business owner client needing help finding and fixing problems standing in the way of achieving greater success. I find and fix problems in business systems and processes.

  • Owners Academy Chair
  • Founder
  • Elliot Hershik of Supporting Strategies|Chicago Far West Suburbs is a member of XPX Chicago
    Elliot L Hershik
    General Manager
    Supporting Strategies|Chicago Far West Suburbs

    Call Me When... a Financial Accounting (Bookkeeping thru Controller) needs to be improved.

  • At Large
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