Please join us in giving a warm welcome to the newest members of the Chicago Family Business Council! We are honored to welcome these companies into the council and look forward to learning from them and growing stronger as a community.
Welcome David Bardos & Lori Wolff of FPE Automation! David and Lori, brother and sister, run a second generation family business located in Elk Grove Village. FPE Automation was founded in 1964 and distributes valves, pneumatic components and automation equipment. David is President and Lori is Vice President and Controller. Additional family members in the company include David’s son, Joey, and Ed Nowak, their brother-in-law. Welcome, David, Lori and FPE Automation!
Welcome Mike Richard of NOW Foods! NOW Foods has been a CFBC member since April 2014 and we’re happy to add Mike to the CFBC community as a member in Forum. Mike is the Director of Supply Chain at NOW Foods, a third generation family business that manufactures and distributes natural health products. Welcome, Mike!
Welcome Bob & Michelle Giammanco of 2XL Corp! 2XL Corp is a first generation family business, founded by Bob and Michelle Giammanco. Bob serves as CEO and Michelle is President of the business. Located in Forest Park, 2XL manufactures wet wipes used in gyms, schools, restaurants and healthcare facilities. In addition to the CFBC, Bob is also an active member of IHRSA, ISSA and Hyde Park Angels. Welcome, Bob, Michelle and 2XL Corp!
Welcome Joel Spencer of Perma-Seal Basement Systems! Joel is the Supply Chain Director at Perma-Seal Basement Systems, a first generation family business in Downers Grove. Founded in 1979 by Joel’s father, Roy, Perma-Seal has served the Chicagoland area for over 37 years in basement waterproofing and foundation repairs. Additional family members in the business include Laura Ann and Emily. Welcome, Joel and Perma-Seal!