• 272 E. Deerpath, Suite 106 | Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847.234.4282


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    Our business is your business...

    Founded in 1952, we are a family of approximately 500 businesses and organizations ranging in size from 1 to 1800+ employees, from home-based businesses to corporate headquarters. Our members believe in the value of a strong community, the power of collaboration, that a strong and viable  business presence contributes to the quality of life in our towns – and that an investment in Chamber membership is an investment in both their success and the future of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff.

    • The Chamber's Mission

      The mission of the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce is to serve as the principal representative of business in its market area, contribute to its members' success and prosperity, and promote the economic and civic interests of the community. 


    • Our Location

      The Chamber office is conveniently located in downtown Lake Forest at 272 E. Deerpath, Suite 106, Lake Forest, IL 60045. We can be reached at 847.234.4282 and our office hours are 10 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
    • Officers      

    Steve Milota, Senior Vice President – Lake Forest Bank & Trust Company
    Vice President

    Diana Melichar, Owner - Melichar Architects


    Phil Gayter, Owner - Brandstorm!

    Colette Woidat, CPA - Pasquesi Sheppard LLC
    ‚ÄčImmediate Past President

    Deborah Fischer – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Koening Rubloff Realty Group

    • Directors

    Phil Doetsch, Financial Advisor - Morgan Stanley
    Cara Garrison, Owner - Forest Bootery
    Nathan Hansen, Asst. Dir. of Gift Planning – Lake Forest College
    Jennifer Howe, Attorney - Lesser Lutrey Pasquesi & Howe LLC
    Drew Irvin, Village Administrator – Village of Lake Bluff
    Robert R. Kiely, Jr., City Manager – City of Lake Forest
    Julie McLaughlin, MD - McLaughlin Care
    Susie McMurray, Owner - Voila
    Barb Siegel, Senior Director of Marketing – Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
    Michael Simeck, Superintendent of Schools, Lake Forest School District 67 & 115
    Megan Stockton, Owner - Gifted
    Steve Whittington, Owner/Founder - LifeWorking Coworking
    • Staff

      • Joanna Rolek, Executive Director
      • Stefanie Rolek, Member Services & Social Media Manager
      • Lisa Adams, Bookkeeper