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Current Business Highlights

RHM

Avanue Enterprises, Inc. dba Redhead Medical

Founded in 2011, Avanue Enterprises, Inc. dba Redhead Medical is an established distributor specializing in medical, laboratory, pharmaceutical, and janitorial supplies.

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BioScan Tek

BioScan Tek

BioScan Tek provides state of the art digital livescan fingerprinting, background checks, ID and digital forensic services both at their location and on location.

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Carver Sprouts

Carver Sprouts

Carver Sprouts LLC, founded in the Spring of 2021 and a client of the Illinois SBDC, is already living its mission. The minority-owned business (operated by Deneen and Glennis Lenoir) is committed not only to providing sustainable, local-grown, nutrient-dense foods to underserved communities, but also to helping close the gap of food insecurity by educating those communities on the benefits of eating healthier.

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Cion Premium Skincare

CION Skincare

Quality skin care products designed to take the guess work out of skin care.

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Globe Medical Surgical Supply

Globe Medical-Surgical Supply

Globe Medical-Surgical Supply is a certified minority-owned distributor of medical supplies and equipment. They carry a full line of medical/surgical products and have been distributing to physician’s offices, home health agencies, hospitals, and surgical centers since 1995.

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Gracie's Petals

Gracie's Petals

Gracie's Petals is a mobile flower business providing fresh flowers for special moments.

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Harcoza

Harcoza, Inc

Harcoza, Inc., is a 100% minority-owned business led by CEO Akil Sharp, an entrepreneur that not only trains young adults, but mentors and encourages employees to get the most out of life and business.

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Hip-Hop Fit with Gene Hicks

Hip Hop Fit with Gene Hicks

Hip Hop Fit with Gene Hicks is a husband/wife-owned fitness studio delivering a unique total body workout through a blend of basic hip hop moves and calisthenics, all set to a hot hip-hop soundtrack.

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Inhasi Naturals

INAHSI NATURALS

INAHSI LLC (dba. INAHSI NATURALS) is Personal Care Product Company that provides chemist formulated hair care solutions to an underserved population. Their products are designed for naturally curly hair and uses mostly natural and/or plant-based ingredients.

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MPS

Manufacturing Packaging Supplies Material (MPSM) LLC

MPSM produces environmentally friendly PPEs, surgical and protective apparel, and others like mouthpieces that quadriplegic athletes can use.

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Millie's Pancake Shoppe

Millie's Pancake Shoppe

63-year-old family breakfast restaurant reinvents itself in prime Chicago location.

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Nonprofit Empowerment Group (NEG)

Nonprofit Empowerment Group (NEG)

Nonprofit Empowerment Group (NEG) was established in 2003 to provide effective management and consulting services to nonprofits, grant makers, corporations, governments, professional societies, and academic institutions.

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Oasis Lawn and Landscape

Oasis Lawn and Landscape

Oasis Lawn and Landscape LLC is a Winfield-based startup delivering customer-driven landscape care and snow plowing services in DuPage County. Oasis Lawn and Landscape started working with Doug Voegtle, a Program Specialist of the Illinois SBDC at College of DuPage, during the pandemic in June 2020.

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Pew Pew Guru LLC

Pew Pew Guru LLC

Pew Pew Guru LLC (PPG) provides enterprise solutions, sourcing and services to individuals, local and federal agencies.

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Sapient Skateboards

Sapient Skateboards

Will Stephan loves to ride his skateboard. But not just any skateboard, he likes a good, solid board under his feet. Therefore, he learned how to build a skateboard to his liking – and others liked it too. “Can you build one for me?” is how it started in a corner of the basement.

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Shifa Living

Shifa Living

Cordelia Miller Muhammad is a licensed clinical social worker who is passionate about helping adolescents and adults remove internal distress so they can achieve mental wellness.

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The Silicon BlackGroup

The Silicon BlackGroup

Their mission is to ensure that brand, data, business and technology are safe and secure by delivering the exact security and compliance solutions needed to mitigate risk.

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Simple Solutions Training

Simple Solutions Training, LLC

Simple Solutions Training, LLC is a 100% minority, woman-owned business, and run by a certified corporate trainer that makes a difference in the lives of those seeking a transition to a more productive livelihood.

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Spectrum Technologies

Spectrum Technologies

Spectrum Technologies, Inc, headquartered in Aurora IL, is a 33-year-old company that develops and manufactures leading-edge plant measurement technology to agricultural, horticultural, environmental, and turf markets around the world.

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Ultimate Clean Janitorial Services

Ultimate Clean

Ultimate Clean Janitorial Services (UCJS) primarily operates in commercial and office janitorial cleaning and disinfecting services.

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Wheaton Brace Company

Wheaton Brace Company

Wheaton Brace Co., a manufacturer in Carol Stream, IL, focuses on orthopedic care solutions for children worldwide.

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Contact Information

Business Development Center
535 Duane Street, Office 233
Glen Ellyn IL 60137
(630) 942-2600
Email: bdc@cod.edu

Jean Lin, Center Manager
Phone: (630) 942-3041
Fax: (630) 942-2606
Email: lini@cod.edu

Regular Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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