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The Evanston Group

Customer Profile: The Evanston Group

Kay and Michael Anderson, founders of The Evanston Group

When large pharmaceutical companies such as Abbott, Baxter, Hospira, and others face a complicated project such as launching a new drug, dealing with compliance issues, or expanding into new global markets, The Evanston Group is here to help.

The Evanston Group, headquartered at 1007 Church St. … Read More ›

Karen Hunt

5 Tips for Maintaining Long-Term Business Relationships

Karen Hunt of First Bank & Trust speaks at the Evanston Women in Business Luncheon, hosted by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce.

If you’re on LinkedIn, you already know that business is all about relationships. But do you think about maintaining your relationships – with colleagues and clients – for the long haul?

If not, … Read More ›

Living Trust

4 Benefits of Having a Living Trust

We all know that it’s a good idea to have a will to make sure that our loved ones are taken care of when we die. But have you thought about what would happen to you in the event of a stroke or another illness where you become incapacitated?

That’s where a living trust comes … Read More ›

energy usage

How to save money on energy usage

Remember your mom yelling at you to turn off the lights when you left the room? Turns out, she had a good point. Now that you’re the one paying the bills, you would probably love to cut down on your energy costs, too. The good news is – in addition to turning off lights – … Read More ›