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Business Services

Jean Kuhn of Bounce Solutions

Business Consulting – Jean Kuhn

Jean Kuhn, is a serial entrepreneur who became self-employed on April 29, 1985, at 8:52 pm, when the nurse put that first baby in her arms, and she immediately knew she wasn’t going back to a job she hated.

In 2002, Jean bought her first bankrupt franchise business and turned it into a profitable cash-generating machine in 12 months.  In 2006, she bought a second bankrupt franchise business and created another cash-generating machine in less than 12 months.

In both cases, Jean added $100,000 to the bottom line for each company in the first year. She did this with no list, no help or training from the franchise, and no budget for marketing. She created low-cost/no-cost marketing strategies that she still teaches her clients today.

Jean, has been a successful business strategist since 2006 when she started helping all types of businesses grow and scale their businesses.

Jean Kuhn, Bounce Solutions                                

Phone: (630) 302-4929 | jean@jeankuhn.com | www.jeankuhn.com

Lynn Lionhood of LegalShield

Legal Shield, Identity Theft Protection, Prepaid Legal – Lynn Lionhood

Lynn Lionhood is with LegalShield/IDShield and she works with individuals, families, small business owners and employee groups to protect them and their families with the help they need in their day-to-day issues that need resolution.  Maybe it is an issue with insurance, car repairs, mortgage or landlord, airline, utility company, cell phone, internet, neighbor, creditor, school, employer, family law issue, whatever your particular issue; wouldn’t it be great to have an entire law firm to assist you?   Maybe you haven’t gotten around to preparing your estate documents like a will, living will and medical power of attorney.   These are complimentary.   Do you really know where to begin to restore your identity once it has been compromised? Do you realize your children have a social security number since birth and no one really looks at it for 16-17 years?  The criminals know this and find them a ripe target. What about your business, do you need help with contracts, collection of debt, HR issues or maybe government compliance?  Maybe you would like to offer employee benefits but can’t afford it.  Let’s have a conversation and see how I can bring a smile to you today.

Lynn Lionhood, Independent Associate, Legal Shield and Go Small Biz                                

Phone: 630-697-6889 | rhl6807@gmail.com | www.lynnrlionhood.wearelegalshield.com |

Financial Services

Mortgage Specialist – Jeff Reichl

Marquette Bank

Jeff Reichl, Mortgage Specialist, Marquette Bank, NLMS #729566

Jeff Reichl, Mortgage Specialist, Marquette Bank, NLMS #7295

With 20 years of experience in lending, Jeff has the knowledge and expertise to find the right loan program and rate for you. Marquette Bank is a family owned, community bank – big enough to offer very competitive rates and a wide range of home financing options, but small enough to offer the personal attention you deserve.

  • Online Applications
  • Grant funds available for first time homebuyers
  • New Purchase Mortgage Loans with very low down payment options
  • No closing cost refinances available
  • Home Financing options include conventional, jumbo, construction to perm, FHA and Home Equity Loans/Lines of Credit
  • Closings Right in Your Home

Jeff Reichl, Mortgage Specialist, Your Personal Mortgage Consultant for Life, Marquette Bank, NLMS #729566

Direct: 708-288-4480 | jreichl@emarquettebank.com | www.jeffreichl.com | Marquette Bank – Member FDIC  EHL_Logo_Web

Property & Casualty Insurance – Don Murphy

Don Murphy, American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance


With over 12 years in the insurance industry, Don has served as a licensed risk adviser helping to protect families and small businesses. As your American Family Insurance agent, he can offer you dependable auto, home, business, health and life insurance, as well as other insurance products. Whether your dream is just a glimmer or a more thought-out idea, it’s there. Everyone has a dream and ours is to help you achieve yours.

Don was born and raised on Chicago’s South Side. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Don currently serves as the President of Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the board of directors for The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn. Above all, Don believes in faith, family, education, and all else that serves the advancement of his community and humanity.

Don Murphy Agency, Inc. (Serving IL, IN, NE, WI, AZ, GA & OH)

Office: (708) 229-1112 | Fax: (855) 891-0421 |dmurph2@amfam.com | www.donmurphyjr.com

Bookkeeper – Ashley Schmitz

Each Penny Bookkeeping

Ashley Schmitz of Each Penny Bookkeeping

My name is Ashley Schmitz and I own Each Penny Bookkeeping. I’m a United States Veteran and mother to 4 wonderful children. I have been married for 12 years and running a business for 6 of those years. I love to empower other business owners to use the tool of money to grow their business.

Ashley Schmitz – Each Penny Bookkeeping



Retail Banker – Suzana Meza-Leon

Suzana Meza-Leon of Inland Bank

Inland Bank – 5456 South La Grange Rd. Countryside, IL 60525

Three words that sum up the commitment of my staff and I to our customers!

Inland Bank and Trust offers customers a friendly, local bank that is backed by the same kind of financial strength as larger banks. The goal we strive for every day is to deliver first-class banking services to all individuals, families and businesses within the communities we serve.

So while we pride ourselves on our friendly faces, we’re able to take service to a much higher level – with a broad spectrum of deposit accounts, savings products and loans that are sure to suit your individual and business needs.


Suzana Meza-Leon, Banker at Inland Bank – A Bank Who Knows Your Name and Needs

Office: 708-579-4300 | smeza-leon@inlandbank.com | www.inlandbank.com

Health & Wellness

Mental Health Counseling – Mary Jo Armstrong

Mary Jo Armstrong of Time To Heal Center

Time To Heal Center, LLC

Mary Jo Armstrong is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, specializing in grief, anxiety, marital and relationship issues, childhood trauma, and helping people make the changes they need to lead a happy and fulfilling life.
In 2009,  at age of 50, Mary Jo found herself in an unhappy marriage, driving a school bus, and with all 5 of her children living at home. Mary Jo was feeling hopeless and unfulfilled, and decided it was now or never to create the life she longed for.  Mary Jo finally knew what she wanted to be when she grew up…a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.  Serving others through some of the most crucial and agonizing times of their lives has allowed Mary Jo to live her life’s purpose.
Mary Jo has compassion, empathy, and an understanding of her clients problems that can only come through from a lifetime of experience.  It’s as if God created her life for the
purpose of helping others. Funny how that seems to be the case for everyone.

Mary Jo Armstrong, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Phone: 331-385-0151 | maryj.armstrong@aol.com |

Home Healthcare Agency – Mary Murphy

Hibernian Home Care

Mary Murphy of Hibernian Home Care

Mary Murphy is a licensed RN with over 25 years’ experience in the health care system, as a direct care nurse and nurse leader. She understands the challenges that seniors and their families face, having cared for her own elderly parents. “I count it a privilege to be able to serve the community as a business owner, and RN “.  Mary believes  the seniors in our community should receive supportive care to remain in their own homes. Hibernian’s comprehensive care model  includes licensed nurse participation in oversight as case managers and client and family advocates. This support allows seniors with chronic disease to remain at home. Our care model helps prevent hospitalizations and accidents occurring in the homes of seniors.

Hibernian Home Care Service and Home Nursing Service emerged  from the founders desire start a business that would help seniors and disabled persons in the community to live to their potential in their own homes. We are a senior Quality of Life service. Cognitive activities, physical activities, and social engagement, all contribute toward healthy living, and healthy aging.  Hibernian Home Care provides every client with the opportunity to achieve their highest potential.

Mary Murphy, Administrator of Hibernian Home Care

Phone: 708-634-2450 | m.murphy@hibernianhomecareservice.com |

Home Services

Home Inspector – Hank Sander

Hank Sander, Heartland Home Inspections

Heartland Home Inspections

My name is Henry Sander, with Heartland Home Inspections. I am a Licensed Home Inspector in Illinois since 2013, through the State of Illinois and Certified ACI ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors). I have completed more than 2500 inspection to date & my building credentials and certifications include CRT (certified residential thermography). EMSL & ASHI indoor air quality & Mold Testing Certified. Training and certifications from NADRA (North America Deck & Railing Association) for proper modern decking practices and installations. We can provide onsite lead in water testing with approved EPA equipment. American Lung Association Trained and certified Radon tester. If requested, we have state of the art HD cameras for interior sewer and chimney scopes. ASHI BVI (Background Verified Inspector) the most extensive background in the business on criminal background, credit check background and work experience/resume verified. Heartland Home Inspection inspectors pride themselves on being prepared to handle all of your home inspection needs. Thank you for allowing me to inspect your potential new home.

Hank Sander, Licensed Home Inspector

Office: 708-785-3868  |  hank@heartlandhomeinspections.net www.heartlandhomeinspections.net

Restoration Services – Byron Wooten

Byron Wooten, Franchisee

1-800 Water Damage of Southside Chicago

I’m a military veteran with over 20 years of experience in information technology. I’m currently the owner\operator of 1-800 WATER DAMAGE of South Side Chicago. 1-800 WATER DAMAGE of South Side Chicago specializes in water damage remediation.  I joined the 1-800 Water Damage franchise in 2020 focused on helping individuals restore their lives after an unexpected water emergency. I enjoy the business aspect where I’m in control of building a quality product with a well-respected franchise leader in the restoration industry.  We provide these services….

  • Water & Flood Removal             
  • Mold Remediation
  • Sewage Cleanup
  • Fire & Smoke Damage
  • Carpet, Tile & Grout Cleaning

Byron Wooten, Franchisee

Office: 708-785-3868    |   byron.wooten@1800waterdamage.com    |  www.1800waterdamage.com/southside-chicago 

Residential Real Estate – Kevin Polk

Kevin Polk of Keller Williams

Keller Williams Preferred Realty

Kevin Polk is an Illinois Licensed REALTOR with Keller Williams Preferred Realty with over 20 years’ experience in the urban planning industry. He has the knowledge and expertise to connect home buyers to home sellers and investors to opportunities. His services include finding and evaluating qualified properties; marketing properties for sale; ushering buyers through the home buying process of prospecting, selection, contract negotiation, inspection, and closure; and ultimately facilitating buyer/seller relationship through a closed transaction.

Keller Williams Preferred Realty is a service-oriented company that offers clarity to our clients in
facilitating one of the most important purchases of your life and is focused on growth, productivity,
profitability and building unbreakable lifelong bonds with likeminded clients.

Kevin was born and raised in the Englewood community of Chicago. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently resides in Homewood, Illinois with his family and believes in faith, education, and the pursuit of American Dream.

Kevin Polk – Real Estate Agent

Direct: 312-371-9769 |  kpolk73@gmail.com  |  kevinpolk.kw.com

Personal Services

Hypnotherapy – Renee Oswald

Renee Oswald of Your Mind Over Matter

Your Mind Over Matter

Renee is a Certified Hypnotherapist.  She has worked with people to change their life through hypnosis and become whom they want to be.  People get stuck in a story that they do not know how to change. This becomes a habit and habits can be changed.  Hypnosis is a wonderful tool to guide people in making the changes they want easily and quickly.

Here are a few examples of the changes people have made with Renee and her hypnosis techniques: driving over a bridge after 20 years of not being able to, taking the realtors test and passing after 3 unsuccessful attempts, quit smoking, weight reduction and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, successfully eliminating alcohol from their life, anxiety and stress and many other changes.

Call for a free 15 consultation to see if hypnosis is a good fit to make the changes that you want in your life.

Renee Oswald, Hypnotherapist

Phone: 312-203-3185  |  roswald782@sbcglobal.net


Cheryl Rausch of Spirit Vision Studio

Psychic Medium – Cheryl Rausch

Spirit Vision Studio

Cheryl Rausch is a psychic medium and visual artist who utilizes both her mediumship and creative abilities to connect with Spirit both in Heaven and on Earth. Cheryl founded Spirit Vision Studio with the purpose of giving a voice to the voiceless, most of all Spirit.

Her mantra is always that Spirit is love, and love is the component that connects us all. Cheryl is also an art instructor, animal & nature conservation advocate, and champion for women’s empowerment with her ongoing online series called “Women of Substance.

Cheryl Rausch, Psychic Medium & Artist

Phone: 630-728-3039  |  cherylrausch@me.com  |  www.spiritvisionstudio.life