Cultivating Community and Opportunity Through Conversation.™

Our mission to impact people's lives begins with a new approach to community. Through our exclusive platform we cultivate meaningful connections through conversations we share through our content and podcasts. Through our program "The Future of Community & Business," we give back to our most underserved neighbors. 

Our Community
289 Influencers

Podcasts Produced
30 Unique Shows

Events Produced
4 per month

Community Followers
1,927,935 Cumulative

Website Unique Visitors
18,000 Monthly

Website Page Views
43,000 Monthly

Demographic
60% Women 40% Men

Average Member Age
37

Living in Chicago (city)
57%

Median Income
$270,000

Owns Home
73%

Dines Out
4.7x per week

Our unique approach to building community is fueled by producing engaging content with influential professionals. As the most successful career program to date at Columbia University [NYC], and designed in part with Harvard University, our strategy is the catalyst required to change each of our communities' narrative.

By adhering to a stringent selection process for those chosen to be a part of our community of influencers and podcast hosts, we know it's possible.

This is our formula... 

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WE SHARE

The Face of Community & Business begins with each person's story. Through our podcast, we have the opportunity to share the stories of thousands of professionals from various background. Those that make it in our Top Influencers Guide represent the  most influential in their industries and communities. 

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WE CREATE

The conversations we have on our lineup of shows from Business to Spirituality to Fitness, and everything in between, are the foundation of our community. True relationship begins with those who share similar passions. True change begins with meaningful dialogue between our communities' leaders. 

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WE LEAD

The idea of giving back back is not a secondary prerogative for us, it's a primary focus. We simply believe it's our purpose - and yours, too. That's why we host events in which the sole aim is to give back the people who  need it most. The best part is, you don't have to be featured to participate. 

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WE DEVELOP

We don't subscribe to the idea of work-life balance: There's only life. That's why our content and events are designed not only for our professional development, but also our mental, emotional, physical, spiritual and interpersonal development.

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WE CULTIVATE

Our eclectic network of influencers means we're able to align ourselves with a wealth of community, experience and wisdom unlike ever before. We skip the small talk and connect with one another on a meaningful level to share with others. 

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WE UPLIFT

Our mark as leaders in the community will be remembered by the youth we mentor and prepare today. That's why we  provide scholarships, to The Future of Community & Business, to students in our cities' most underserved neighborhoods.

BUILDING INFLUENCE

We make it easy for our audience to connect with our hosts by providing them with content that creates a connection.

Guide to Chicagos Top Influencers

Restaurants have "The Michelin Guide." now we have the "Top Influencers Guide." This publication represents the most influential professionals across 12 industries. 

The Face of Chicago Business Lineup of Shows

The ultimate value we provide is to initiate dialogue with others. Our substance fueled content not only become must-see, it identifies leaders ini the community. 

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Our Collector's Edition Magazine features the most influential pros in the most illustrious way, keeping us connected and top of mind long after it's published.

CULTIVATING COMMUNITY

Staying social is key to creating meaningful relationships.

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We dread forced networking, which is why we've created a gourmand series that brings our influencers together. They're elegant, yet provide a comfortable atmosphere for true connection. We're the most diverse and exclusive community anywhere. 

Our Influencer House, Studio Madison, has  1,700 square feet of event and studio space. We can accommodate up to 50 guests. Equipped with full service kitchen, private studios and state of the art audio + visual technology, it's the starting point for all things community. 

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Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures, but now more than ever our community needs leaders and influencers to emerge and their collective voices be heard. We are committed to doing our part, in the safest, most health conscious way possible to ensure we stay the course. 

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The future of our communities depend on the change we desperately need and are committed to supporting. Our mission is to lead a movement, never before attempted, that positions the business community at the center of solutions to some of our greatest needs. While we claim no expertise, we know that each one of us has within us the power to make a difference. These are the initiatives we're working on; leading to a safer,  more peaceful world.

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When we invest in our youth, we invest in our future. That's why we're awarding scholarships to our Career Mastermind program that gives students incredible resources and opportunities. 

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Real heroes don't wear capes. They're our selfless leaders who work for non profits, protect our streets, work in hospitals, and teach our kids. The Face of Community & Business salutes these cape-less crusaders with a monthly Hometown Hero Award.

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Neighborhoods where areas were cleaned up experienced a 29% reduction in gun violence, 22% decrease in burglaries, and 30% drop in nuisances like noise complaints. Let's do our part. coming May '22

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

The Face of Community & Business is for those who value meaningful relationships and community. It's for those who have overcome adversity and strive to be better each day. We believe you should be championed and celebrated.

Lender

Abby Torres

TFOCB Studios -  
15 September 2022
Abby Torres grew up taking care of others from an early age. Her parents, new in a country in which they didn’t speak the language, would rely on Abby to translate for them in ...
Real Estate Broker

Anya Rivtis

TFOCB Studios -  
28 June 2022
Anya Rivtis is a Real Estate Broker with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty with a story that many American immigrants can identify with. Now also a TFOCB Podcast Host, she ...
Executive Leadership

Paola Meinzer

TFOCB Studios -  
14 March 2022
The Vice President of Tax & Beyond [a full service accounting firm providing a wide range of services to individuals, closely held corporations and nonprofit entities], Paola ...