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BE OUR GUEST & REGISTER FOR THE NEXT MONTHLY MEETING

MEETING LOCATION

Harvest Bible Chapel

1000 N Randall Rd.
Elgin, IL 60123

Web: www.harvestbiblechapel.org

SCHEDULE & AGENDA

Every 3rd Wednesday. Starting at 8:00AM

8:00 – 8:05  Announcements
8:05 – 9:00  Teaching
9:00 – 9:10  Break
9:10 – 9:55  CAB Time
9:55 – 10:00  Closing Prayer

MEET THE ELGIN LEADERSHIP TEAM

MEET THE ELGIN LEADERSHIP TEAM

Joseph D'Alessandro

Chapter President

Founder & CEO, Strategic Hospitality Search

A seasoned small business entrepreneur who spent his early career as a Chef and restaurateur, Joseph segued into executive and management recruiting in 2000. 2 years later he founded Strategic Hospitality Search (SHS), a values-driven agency in the hospitality niche. SHS has grown from a one-man operation to a successful nationally-recognized recruiting firm. Along the way, Joseph completed numerous operations consulting assignments, co-founded a private label food manufacturer, and serves as Director of Career Services at an internationally-renown culinary school.

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Collin Duff

Marketing Leader

Director of Operations, CBF

Saved by the grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ at age 20, Collin’s love for The Lord has grown throughout his life. A hunger to deeply know the truth of Scripture prompted Collin to enroll at Moody Bible Institute, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Exposition with Highest Honors in 2013. While an undergraduate, Collin co-founded the scholarly journal SOMA, a publication that continues to thrive. Collin furthered his education by earning a Masters of Arts in Systematic Theology in 2017 from Wheaton College Graduate School with Highest Honors.

Collin worked at Harvest Bible Fellowship from 2013-2017, serving in positions that put his skills in leadership, management, communications, and administration to good use. During that time he captured the vision of the executives, creating and improving programs that brought the vision to a reality of impactful ministry.

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Carol Lewis

Chapter Administrator

Member Service Manager, CBF

Carol’s love for the Lord has led her and her husband, Gordy, to raise their two children under the authority of God’s Word. Both of Carol’s children are graduates of Harvest Christian Academy (Kasey class of ’14 and Drew class of ’18). While on staff at Harvest Bible Chapel from 2004-2018, Carol was involved in the food ministry for several years and the church planting ministry of Harvest Bible Fellowship (HBF). At HBF she oversaw the administration of all recruiting, training and planting of Harvest/Vertical churches domestically and internationally. Carol was also the Event Coordinator for HBF and led teams for large annual events, like Harvest University. Carol’s love and desire to care for people is what drives her to do her best in serving wherever the Lord has led her.

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Shajan Karottu

Chapter Media Leader

Founder/CEO, In the Light Studios (ILS)

Shajan graduated from the Illinois Institute of Art with a B.F.A. in Media Arts and Animation. Early on he had the opportunity to teach at a career-focused school as the Program Chair of both Video and Web Design programs, overseeing faculty, teaching and advising students while developing its curriculum. Since then, he ventured to build his own organization, In the Light Studios, LLC (ILS), a creative agency providing media services for organizations and individuals needing to enrich their visual presence in areas of print, video and web.

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Ron Harczak

Chapter Executive CAB Director

Certified Financial Planner, Securities America

Ron, a Certified Financial Planner™ Professional, opened his financial services firm in January 1985. He counsels and advises individuals and small business owners on tax reduction, retirement and estate planning, investment portfolio management and other financial planning issues. Ron’s career began as a teller at the Bank of Niles in 1970. Oak Park Trust & Savings Bank named him Auditor in 1980 and Vice President of Retail and Investment Banking in 1983. He attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University and is a graduate of the Bank Administration Institute School for Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He moved to St Charles in 1988. Some of his favorite activities include snow skiing, photography, travel and gardening. His daughter Nicole (and husband Dave) blessed him with twin grandsons, Austin and Benjamin in 2013 and he just loves his new role as Grandpa Ron! He married Rebecca in 2015 and has 2 step-daughters and a step-son-in-law.

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WE GATHER TO LEARN

From experienced subject matter experts on a wide range of topics, each teaching topic is relevant to a leader’s responsibilities and usually falls into one of these three categories:

  • Top Line
  • Practical Assessment & Operational Strategies
  • Personal Strategies
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TEACHING SAMPLE

CBF’s teaching curriculum is created and delivered by business leaders whose real-life experience has proven each teaching session effective and successful. Each session is delivered in high quality video with an accompanying worksheet – more of a workshop than a lecture.

MISSION

TO EQUIP, ENCOURAGE & ENERGIZE BUSINESS LEADERS THROUGH TEACHING, FELLOWSHIP, ACCOUNTABILITY, COUNSEL & PRAYER WITH THE PURPOSE OF MOBILIZING THEM TO BUILD THE CHURCH

CONTACT OUR ELGIN, IL CHAPTER

Carol Lewis (224) 990-0800

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