Heartfelt thanks to those who have joined our collective thus far. We are honored and delighted to partner with you.

The mission of STORYVIEW LLC is to help tell the story that is at the heart of every organization. Although it has always been important for a company to share its message with clients and customers, it is more crucial than ever to break through the clutter, and tell that story effectively. The company partners with clients across a broad spectrum of industries to deliver stories with uncompromising clarity. The BIG Banter with JD Gershbein is honored to have STORYVIEW LLC as our Platinum Sponsor and official storyteller. To discuss your video project, please contact Ken Hall, Partner, at 630-920-3797.

SUPPORTING STRATEGIES provides efficient and effective bookkeeping and controller-level services and operational support to growing businesses, enabling owners and their teams to focus on what they do best. For more info, contact DAWN HERSHIK at 1.888.631.8922.

CHICAGO EXECUTIVE COACHING helps clients achieve breakthrough results by discovering and overcoming what's really getting in their way. Founder TOM LEMANSKI is an accomplished executive leader whose diverse experience provides him with a unique ability to develop innovative solutions. To learn more about his programs, please contact him at 847.528.3920.

FULL ARMOUR STUDIOS is an Aurora, Illinois-based provider of photography, virtual reality, and film production services. FA is a Google-Certified Photographer, a Zillow-Certified Photographer, an accredited T4 Photographer, and a Matterport Service Partner. Founder BOB LOCKWOOD, who also serves as director of The Big Banter, would be delighted to discuss your media project. He can be reached at 630.327.6573.

SpeedPro Chicago Loop is an industry leader in visual communications and a proud disabled veteran-owned business located in the heart of Chicago, IL. The company provides state-of-the-art imaging and branding solutions, including superior display graphic products, such as wall murals, event graphics, and trade show displays. For more info, contact ERIC LAZAR at 312.651.4208.

At 6'7", Matt Rosenbaum, Co-Founder and CEO has always struggled to find stylish clothes that fit. He started REVOLUTION TAILORS with a commitment to bring the highest quality clothes to all men regardless of size at an affordable cost. As the Official Clothier of The BIG Banter with JD Gershbein, Revolution Tailors brings an awesome selection of fabrics and impeccable service to our growing community. 

SOGO MARKETING is in the business of delivering measurable, cutting-edge digital marketing services that truly drive results. The Lombard, Illinois-based firm continuously achieves ROI and agency value for its clients through analytics and focused research. For more information on the firm's comprehensive suite of online marketing and branding solutions, please contact GARRY HOWELL at 630.740.4104.

GIVENLY is a Chicago-based company specializing in the design of loyalty programs and personalized gifting solutions for organizations. The firm leverages hundreds of top-quality vendors to source over 80,000 types of gifts, many of which can be custom branded. Founder Mark Mancini believes in the power of relationship marketing and building loyalty in business. Contact him at 312.714.4840. 

WADE CHANDLER s a painter turned photographer who helps business professionals feel their best in front of the camera and help them make great first and lasting impressions. His headshot and portrait photography studio is located in the Lacuna Artists Loft Building in Chicago. He is the Official Headshot Photographer of The Big Banter with JD Gershbein. Are you ready for your close-up? Contact Wade to schedule your shoot at 224.203.4995

An innovative, yet simple way for executives and business leaders to coexist, collaborate, and meet.  Improve your business interactions, have a meaningful impact, and create your competitive edge.  To learn more, contact Founder KEN PURCELL at 630.209.2859.

FINTECH RANGER, LLC is an accelerator and consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, and capital and customer acquisition practices for the Fintech vertical. By taking a deep dive into our client’s businesses FR is able to identify and create strategies to grow revenues. 

The producers extend their gratitude to LEWIS FLOOR & HOME for the opportunity to give attendees at The Big Banter the RED CARPET TREATMENT. Come visit their Northbrook showroom, located at 1840 Skokie Boulevard, to experience the ultimate selection of carpet, area rugs, ceramic, porcelain, glass, stone and mosaic tile, hardwood, vinyl, laminate, granite, marble and quartz countertops, window treatments and custom cabinetry.

43 children are diagnosed with cancer everyday.  HANDING H.O.P.E (Helping Others through Prevention and Education) was founded to help these kids benefit by kicking the chemicals and stopping the sugar. The Lollipop Tree Project is helping provide naturally-sweetened lollipops to combat that bad taste and/or mouth sores that accompanies chemotherapy treatment.  Visit www.HandingHope.org to learn more.