The HCBA Podcast Channel

The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance (the Chamber of Commerce in Illinois’ Lemont, Homer Glen, and the surrounding areas). - Power Hour brings you informative experts that cover a wide range of business and life topics. Perfect for the professional business person, small business owner, or future entrepreneur. - Less than 90 Seconds is a quicker dive into a topic that, well, takes place in less than 90 seconds. - Spotlights feature local businesses and tell their story. Visit the HCBA online at MyHCBA.com.

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Episodes

3 days ago

Farhan Ali is the new owner of Rosati's Pizza of Homer Glen.  Meet Farhan and learn more about this great pizza place and how he's working to improve the reputation of the restaurant. Find out more about Rosati's Pizza of Homer Glen by visiting https://www.facebook.com/rosatishomerglen or https://www.rosatispizza.com/location/homer-glen-il/ Find out more about the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance, the Chamber of Commerce that serves Lemont, Homer Glen, and the surrounding area, by visiting https://www.myhcba.com.

Thursday Aug 18, 2022

Are you a entrepreneur or future entrepreneur in Will County, IL (or close nearby)?  Today, HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka sits down to talk to Garry Reichert of the new Entrepreneur & Business Center (EBC) at Joliet Junior College. Learn more about their: - Free advising sessions and how they can help entrepreneurs (current or future) with business planning, financing consultations, and more. - Future location in Downtown Joliet at JJC's City Center Campus - How they can help you and the resources behind their success. Find out more about JJC's Entrepreneur and Business Center by visiting https://jjc.edu/jjc-entrepreneur-business-center-getting-started. Find out more about the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance, the Chamber of Commerce serving Lemont, Homer Glen, and the surrounding areas, by visiting https://www.myhcba.com.

Thursday Aug 04, 2022

Join Robert Masny, owner of Model Act Studios, as he tells us more about his business in this episode of HCBA Spotlight.  He'll take us around his Talent Agency in Lemont, as well as tell us how he got started in this business. Find out more about Model Act Studios by visiting ModelActStudios.com. Find out more about the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance, the Chamber of Commerce representing Lemont, Homer Glen, and the surrounding areas, by visiting MyHCBA.com.

Monday Aug 01, 2022

Join Lana Thompson from BMO Harris for an interactive webinar as we go through the bank’s newest feature - BMO SmartProgress Digital Education.   This new tool will allow anyone with a smartphone, even non-BMO customers, the chance to have an interactive learning experience with short sessions that will help anyone with their financial well-being.

Thursday May 26, 2022

Whether you're looking to start a business or to expand, financing is paramount.  Lori Ritzert of Lemont Bank and Trust gives you information about business financing, including what banks are typically looking for when you go in for a loan. She also covers key reports that banks will want to see. Lori's contact information is: lritzert@hinsdalebank.com630-655-8001 Find out more about the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance, the Lemont and Homer Glen Chamber of Commerce, by visiting https://www.myhcba.com.

Friday May 20, 2022

Eliminate the guesswork when it comes to growing your business. Partner with Lemont's own Mike Schields of Cultivate Advisors for 1:1 advising designed to help you identify the opportunities in your business and build a path for sustainable growth. More information can be found at cultivateadvisors.com.  Mike can be directly contacted at mikes@cultivateadvisors.com. Find out more about the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance, the Chamber of Commerce serving Lemont, Homer Glen, and the surrounding areas by visiting https://www.myhcba.com. 

Wednesday May 18, 2022

You may be familiar with math's order of operations. When thinking about savings for retirement or college, Mike Pensinger, CFP® of Pensinger Financial takes us through the Financial Planning Order of Operations. Download Mike's one-page "Financial Planning Order of Operations" PDF, referenced in this Power Hour, at pen-fin.com/order. Find out more about Pensinger Financial by visiting pen-fin.com. Visit the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance online at myhcba.com.

Tuesday Apr 05, 2022

BMO Harris' Lana Thompson sits down to discuss Credit Scores and Reports with HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka.  This is a great presentation, as credit scores have a major impact on our lives.   Lana touches on what is comprised of a credit score, the effect of co-signing, credit reporting bureaus, credit repairing scams, and more.   Visit the Episode Page at https://www.myhcba.com/2022/04/05/power-hour-episode-9-credit-scores-reports-lana-thompson-bmo-harris/  

Thursday Mar 31, 2022

Welcome to our new podcast, "Less Than 90 Seconds" ... quick and easy bites into important business topics - ranging from marketing, finance, and more.   In today's episode, HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka quickly goes over the difference between vector and raster graphics.

Wednesday Mar 23, 2022

Wills.  Trusts.  Probate Court.   Mark Berardi of Berardi and Associates takes HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka and other listeners through the basics of Estate Planning ABOUT BERARDI AND ASSOCIATES Estate planning tailored to your needs. We have crafted wills, trusts, and business succession plans for many different types of client needs. Our goal is to provide the best legal services to you as efficiently as possible. With offices in Homer Glen and New Lenox, we work where you live! https://berardilawoffice.com/

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