Schaumburg Business Association

Legislative Summit

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Name: Legislative Summit
Date: February 15, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Presentation by Cook County Commissioner Tim Schneider & Illinois Business Immigration Coalition

As a small business owner and entrepreneur, Tim Schneider has dedicated his life in public service to promoting fiscally conservative values of smaller government, lower taxes, less spending, and fighting corruption. At the township, county, and statewide levels, Tim remains a steadfast voice for reform and accountability.

Currently serving in his third term as a Cook County Board Commissioner, Tim has led the fight against increased taxes and spending – advocating fiscal responsibility and transparency in government. Tim led the fight to repeal Todd Stroger’s sales tax increase, sponsored legislation to combat pay-to-play and workers compensation fraud, and worked to cut millions in wasteful taxpayer spending.  Commissioner Schneider is a strong advocate for the business community, he has been out spoken against the mandates the business community have been burdened with.

The IBIC will discuss likely changes to policy under the Trump administration, and provide guidance and answer questions for employers regarding their own business immigration issues.

Linda Fleener
Linda is the Director of Membership engagement for the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition. Linda focuses on Illinois’ central, downstate, and collar county regions, building relationships with businesses, business associations, and faith leaders to understand how current immigration policy affects them.

Linda is an accomplished campaign professional who brings to the table expertise in a variety of campaign fields. She has worked on multiple statewide and citywide campaigns, including the 2014 gubernatorial race in which she managed field operations in three counties, and the 2015 2nd Ward Aldermanic race, in which she simultaneously ran multiple departments and oversaw a mailing program that sent over 40,000 pieces of unique mail to Chicago’s 2nd Ward.

A graduate of Wheaton College, Linda developed a passion for immigration reform through her work with Evangelical Immigration Table, where she served as the G92 organizing fellow for Wheaton College.

Linda resides in Chicago, Illinois, where she is an active member of her church and local community.

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Event Sponsors:
  • Nova Fire Protection, Inc.
Chandler’s Chophouse & Banquets
401 N. Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60194
Contact Information:
$25 for SBA Members
$35 for Guests
$5 Surcharge at the door
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