Alex D. Abate has been prosecuting cases on behalf of injured individuals for over thirteen years.  He represents injured individuals in motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, premises liability claims, work injuries, pharmaceutical claims, and medical malpractice claims. Mr. Abate has been recognized by his peers as a Rising Star by the Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine and as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading multiple times. In 2012 Mr. Abate was also one of only 40 attorneys in Illinois selected into membership of the National Trial Lawyers top 40 under 40.  Mr. Abate has been an integral part and lead attorney on numerous cases that have resulted in six and seven figure awards for his clients. Contact Alex directly at

Anna Baluyot is a proven energy industry executive and leader, with over 20 years of extensive experience on both the supply and demand sides of the industry. Anna engages herself primarily in business development, and general business management focused on the exceptional delivery of both companies' energy consulting and energy procurement services. Ms. Baluyot has spearheaded the company's electricity aggregation business, forging business relationships with nearly 100 communities in Illinois, and New York State.

Ms. Baluyot has helped to launch the presence of two alternative suppliers in the Illinois retail electricity market where she was responsible for structuring, negotiating, and closing fixed and managed commodity products as well renewable bundled options to the governmental, industrial, and institutional sectors. Ms. Baluyot's executive management has been instrumental in leading several consulting firms in the delivery of power plant development, energy efficiency and demand response services.

We aspire to be the most recommended home mortgage company in the country.        Marla Barch has been recognized as one of the top mortgage loan officers in the Chicagoland area via the President’s Club award for 4 years in a row. Whether clients are purchasing a new home, an investment property, or a vacation home, Marla’s clients consistently rave about her expertise, her phenomenal communication skills and her over-the-top customer service. She serves her clients exceptionally well via her extensive number of loan programs from traditional conventional and FHA loans to more advanced programs like renovation loans, jumbo loans, and investor options. She also takes special care of first time homebuyers with additional education and strategic planning as well as special programs like down payment assistance and designated loans offering lower interest rates and pmi rates.


Gregory Braun’s practice focuses on residential and commercial real estate and real estate related transactions. Greg’s primary emphasis is on residential closings, short sales, REOs, and new real estate developments. Greg also spends a great deal of time on lease negotiating and drafting, representing both landlords and tenants. He also deals with other commercial real estate transactions, including sales and acquisitions, property development and financing matters.

Mitch counsels his clients in the development of individual estate plans, succession planning, and probate, trust and guardianship administration and litigation. He assists clients in all stages of their lives—from starting a family to planning for the future and from dealing with disability to probate and trust administration. He drafts wills, trusts, powers of attorney, irrevocable life insurance trusts, family limited partnerships, charitable foundations and other estate planning documents. He is acutely adept at the administration of complex and sometimes contentious estate and trust issues, always exploring settlement options whenever possible. Alternatively, where mediation and settlement is not possible, Mitch applies all his efforts to successfully litigating matters to favorable verdict.

Disillusioned with the growing portions of your customer’s payments siphoned off to big banks on Wall Street or the latest Silicon Valley app? Keen Merchant Consulting is a local boutique consulting firm whose Certified Payment Professionals will maximize your yield on electronic payments, and leverage them to delight you with innovative revenue growth. Pitch your pennies with the 'George Bailey' of electronic payments instead of making another bank run on the ’Potters.' 

Xtra Mile Creative is a strategic design & branding studio. We go the Xtra mile to connect with targets on a deeper, emotional level and motivate action.

​Let’s move people­ to click / visit / ask / call / buy

CATEGORY: Computer Networks & Support


WHAT WE DO: We are a Single Source for Technology Needs – Our Services: HELP Desk; System Performance; Backup, Continuity and Recovery; and CLOUD Solutions

Our team focuses on working across technologies to deliver custom, integrated solutions to meet our clients’ business needs.

WHY WE ARE UNIQUE: 20 + years in the field of helping businesses focus on what they do best and not their IT.

“The Best Listeners in the Business”



-Medium sized Businesses looking to Outsource their IT or are dissatisfied with their current IT provider

-Computer Networking Projects: short term or extended

-Businesses wanting to move to Cloud Computing or upgrade Local Area Network

-Anyone needing a Better IT Solution


You can trust your business or contract dispute with me. I have been representing individuals and small businesses for 15 years. I am proud to have earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible rating (AV Preeminent) for ethics and legal competence from fellow attorneys and judges. 

The vast majority of my clients come from other attorneys and clients who trust that I will deliver exceptional results at a fair price.  You can expect the same.


Learn more about my firm, including client reviews at

Daniel Murphy

Virtue Inspections is a Chicago based, Illinois licensed, Home Inspection firm owned and managed by Daniel Murphy. 

Daniel Murphy gained invaluable knowledge of proper building practices through performing hands-on renovations and remodeling projects for 15 years. 

Virtue Inspection is fully licensed, bonded & insured and a good standing member of the Better Business Bureau and a certified & prescreened Home Advisor Inspection firm. Daniel Murphy is 1 of only 7 Redfin Recommended Inspectors in the entire Chicagoland area

Dr. George Nicolopoulos is an expert when it comes to the diagnosis, treatment and management of all varieties of musculoskeletal conditions. He is part of the 1% of Chiropractors credentialed in McKenzie Therapy: Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy. He focuses on post surgical work from what he learned when with the Navy, athletic injuries which he treats as a sideline physician at various lifting and sporting events, and the average Joe. Dr. George prides himself in learning something new with each and every patient he treats.his item about? 

Mike Olson

Professional, punctual, courteous, and clean are qualities you can count on when you hire Molson Decorating. We strive to exceed your expectations and aim to complete every job within your deadline. 


Services offered: residential, commercial, interior, and exterior. New construction. Wallpaper installation or removal. Custom murals and faux finishes. Wood refinishing, cabinet painting, and staining and clear coating. Power washing.  


For more details and photos, see

Joe Olstein

Providing consumer bankruptcy services for the Chicago-land area.

26 years of commercial real estate experience in the Chicagoland area helping clients find the perfect office space or  commercial building and negotiating the best possible terms and rates. I have worked with fortune 100 companies and small start-up companies. I have relocated national headquarters for companies from other cities as well as working with companies looking for multiple locations both in Chicago and around the country through my extensive network.


I take the stress, questions and time out of looking for office Space!

My goal is to continue to provide the high level of service to my clients and to continue to receive recommendations and referrals from colleagues and clients.

For the last decade, Jonathan has provided quality legal representation to individuals with highly complex family-related issues including but not limited to divorce.


As a trained architect, Zora Spahiya brings technical skills to the interior design table. She has a special eye for design that effectively blends the practical with the elegant and comfortable. Her biggest strength is discovering how to bring a space to life in unexpected ways—to make the most of any environment.   


“I work closely with my clients to provide the best, most cost effective solution.”


Live, work and play spaces with integrity, style and attention to every detail.

Local Real Estate Expert in Chicago and suburbs.  Listing Specialist.  Buyer Consultant.  Negotiation Expert.


Matt enjoys helping buyers find the home of their dreams while consulting and coaching them to ensure they don’t overpay or buy a home they will later regret. As a listing expert, Matt focuses on results.  In the past two years, the homes he listed sold more than twice as fast as the market average and netted over 3% more than the Chicago average.  Matt’s differentiating skill is his deep knowledge of the market and the buying and selling process.  For 12 years, Matt coached, trained and mentored over 2500 REALTORS in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Matt has both taught and learned from the best of the best in the business.  Call Matt for a free consultation 773-304-7129

Guy Zomick joined us in 2009. His background in a family business, family office, and his financial/legal education has made him an ideal addition to the team.


As with all members of our team, Guy works closely with clients and their team of advisors (accountants, attorneys, financial advisors) to create customized insurance solutions. Areas of focus include Estate Planning, Private Placement Insurance, Business Succession Planning, Foundation Planning, Long-Term Care and Disability Income Insurance.


His knowledge, industry involvement and commitment to service has benefited the owners and executives of closely held businesses, families, real estate owners and developers, with cutting edge techniques and strategic planning, helping them achieve their individual goals and objectives.


Guy earned his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa, and his Juris Doctor degree from IIT Chicago Kent College of Law.

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