Stateline Chamber Members Standing Out

Recently two organizations had award ceremonies at which a number of Stateline Chamber Members were honored.


The Rockford Chamber of Commerce celebrated 40 Leaders Under 40. A reception was held on November 7th with over 300 in attendance. According to their website, “40 Under Forty recipients have distinguished themselves in their professional field or organization, are engaged citizens, and provide leadership by volunteering their time and talents to community groups and causes. Leaders are chosen from various professional fields and walks of life including but not limited to, business, education, engineering, non-profit, manufacturing, etc.” Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and to the following recipients:

Amber Sanders, Blackhawk Bank
Brooke Spencer, Mercyhealth
Greg Lundquist, Blackhawk Bank
Ryan G. Monette, Savant Capital Management
Ryan Rydell, RyCOM Creative


The Rockford Register Star also hosted the annual What Rocks Awards. This year they had a record number of votes for the winners and according to their article, “The annual readers’ choice awards honors people, businesses and organizations that run the gamut of what Rockford has to offer. This year there were 198 first-place awards given out covering categories such as best local band, best fall attraction and favorite local sports team, to name a few.” These winners included the following Stateline Chamber Members:

All Seasons Carpet Cleaning- Carpet Cleaning
Blackhawk Bank- Mortgage Lender
Board and Brush Roscoe- Place for Girls Night
BSLBV-Personal Injury Attorney, Large Law Firm
Dairy Haus -Ice Cream Shop
Danna Krischke Insurance Agency- Insurance Agent
Hoffman House-Fish Fry
Laura Baluch-Family Attorney
MercyHealth-PreNatal Care
OSF Health Care- Cancer Center
Pearson- HVAC Contractor, Plumbing Service
Pro Care Legal LLC- Medium Law Firm, Real Estate Attorney, Most Philanthropic (small)
Two Men and a Truck- Moving Services

Special congratulations goes out to Field Fastener walking away with 10 awards for medium business size.

Field Fastener- Most Philanthropic (medium), Most Innovative Workplace (medium), Best Workplace Culture (medium), Best Overall Company to Work For (medium),  Best Training Program (medium), Best Overall Leadership (medium),  Best Employee Recognition (medium), Best Employee Benefits (medium), Best Company Party (medium), Best Boss (medium)
Branda LaBuy, Stateline Chamber Director of Member Engagement, said “We are extremely proud to have such motivated and successful businesses part of our chamber and look forward to what next year will bring them.” Couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Congratulations again to all of the award winners.