Leads and referral networking group. One person per profession. Meets 3rd Thursday, led by Steve Genyk.
Mike Wapner
BlueLake Wealth Advisors - Michael Wapner
Mike is excited to be part of the BlueLake team where he can apply his education and broad personal experience to helping families define and achieve their goals. He believes in developing strong relationships and enjoys having frequent contact with clients to make sure their plans stay on track. Mike also feels financial literacy is very important, especially for the younger generations, and appreciates having the opportunity to increase people’s understanding of their financial options.

Mike grew up in the Bronx, NY, but has been in the Chicago area for 30 years. Mike has lived in Park Ridge for 15 years with his wife, Lan, and their two daughters. Mike enjoys biking, gardening and genealogy, and is on the Board of Park Ridge Friends of the Parks. Mike’s family loves to travel and they have focused on exposing the kids to a wide variety of people, places and cuisines. In fact, Mike, his wife and their teenage daughters have visited all 50 states.
David Arena
Di Monte & Lizak, LLC
Jamie Franz
Franz, Jamie - Guaranteed Rate
Elsa Volpe
Park Ridge Community Bank
Assistant Vice President, Operations
Kristine Cichowski
Power To Be, Inc.
Can your business run in the absence of key employees? Can staff locate files and electronic information efficiently? Are you set up to effectively add new talent? Is your team motivated and do they know how to communicate the value of your company? If you have concerns, POWER TO BE can help. Kristine Cichowski uses her 26+ years of experience in strategic planning and process improvement to help you ensure accountability, productivity, and work-life balance. Kristine collaborates with you and your team to identify practical solutions for your unique needs.   
Ann Witek
State Farm Insurance & Financial Services - Ann Witek ChFC CASL RICP
Steve Genyk
Genyk Group Real Estate/@properties
Kris Salyards
The Harbour, Inc.
Executive Director
Jen Panattoni
Verde Energy Efficiency Experts
Director of Marketing
Michael Peysakhovich
Everactive Solutions Inc.