Hester Cares: How Hester Painting & Decorating's Commitment to the Community Goes Beyond the Customer

Steve Hester, Jeff Hester and their team at Hester Painting and Decorating are all about paying it forward.  Founded in 1968 by Tom Hester, the company — which serves both commercial and residential customers — has beautified spaces for many Chicago-area homes and businesses, including schools, healthcare facilities, hospitality providers and tech companies. They were […]

Chicago’s Most Powerful Women 2023

According to the study Empower Women, Empower Your Organization published by the management consulting firm Culture Partners, organizations with more women in leadership improve outcomes on financial performance, increase innovation and enhance corporate culture. The formula is simple: to empower women in the workplace, add more women. Maria Salterio Doughty, president & CEO of The […]

The Best Chicago Charity Galas to Attend in 2023

Gala season is upon us, and there is no shortage of charity events to attend in Chicago this year. These parties with purpose allow you to support worthy causes while enjoying action-packed days and evenings filled with socializing, dinners, cocktails, performances, dancing and more. Read on for our list of the best Chicago-area galas in […]