NAPO Chicago Chapter Meeting

  • Thu, September 13, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Belevedere Events & Banquets, 1170 W. Devon, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007


  • Meeting fees are included with chapter board member's membership
  • Meeting fees are included with business partner member membership
  • Members can contact and request a guest pass for the guest's first chapter meeting.
  • For those not a NAPO Chicago member
  • For NAPO Chicago members who have not pre-paid for meetings
  • NAPO Chicago Members with meetings can register at no cost

Registration is closed

Networking 9:00-9:30am, Meeting 9:30-11:30am

Featured Education Program:
Master Class with NAPO Chicago Legacy Leaders

Every successful business has a story to tell. Our Master Class features stories of growth, challenge and success shared by chapter "Legacy Leaders". In round-table discussion format, these veteran NAPO Chicago members will share:

  • Professional and business history
  • Challenges faced in their career
  • Tipping points that spurred change or improvement
  • Solutions to growth barriers through automation, education, outsourcing and/or hiring
Come and build connections with fellow chapter members and gain awareness of what it takes to run a successful organizing or productivity consulting business that will stand up to new challenges and grow for long term success.

Our Master Class features these chapter Legacy Leaders:

Linda Goldman, CPO® is passionate about helping others simplify and bring order to their lives.  She founded Altogether Organized in 2002 to help her clients transform their home or workplace from a chaotic and cluttered space into a peaceful, calm and efficient environment. Before becoming a professional organizer she worked for more than 15 years in corporate training, human resources and management. Her company has been featured on radio and in a variety of Chicago land publications, was a Best of the North Shore winner for North Shore Magazine, and is a 5 times Angie’s List Super Service Award winner. Since joining NAPO in 2001, Linda has served our Chicago chapter as Newsletter Coordinator, Treasurer, BCPO Liaison and now, Golden Circle Liaison.

Elizabeth Fuchs, CPO® founded Organized To Perfection in 2002, and has worked with a wide range of clients, who are now enjoying their organized homes. Before launching her business as a professional organizer, Elizabeth worked in marketing, sales and data departments in the corporate world.  Elizabeth joined NAPO in 2002 and has served in multiple Chicago Chapter roles including President, Vice President, Secretary, CPO Team, and Visitor Host.  She currently serves NAPO as the National Ambassador Coordinator, Conference Buddy Program Coordinator, and Conference Scholarship Committee and was most recently honored with the NAPO National Conference Service to NAPO Award. Elizabeth also served as a committee member of the Board of Certification for Professional Organizers (BCPO) and was involved with setting and measuring the standards for certification in the organizing profession. 

Barbara Tishler started her business, The Clutter Coach, over 20 years ago, to help individuals lower their stress levels and simplify their lives by helping them gain more control over their household and business environments. Today she remains committed to that goal. Her business is a sole proprietorship, and she currently has one active subcontractor. Barbara works with people one-on-one to help them organize their homes and offices.  She also gives organizing presentations through employee and community education programs.  Barbara has received a good deal of media exposure, and several community awards. Barbara is the author of online articles, a tips booklet, three eBooks, and an Android app. Barbara joined NAPO in 1996, and has held the positions of Publicity Director, Webmaster , President, Program Director, Facebook Ambassador, and YouTube Ambassador for our Chicago chapter.

Elaine Quinn, CPO® is The Solopreneur Specialist. She joined NAPO in 2001 and began her organizing business as a generalist, but  realized her 25 year corporate background and strong business skills uniquely qualified her to bring practical advice and smart solutions to single-person business owners. Work in sales and management with Fortune 100 companies helped Elaine developed strong organization and time management skills. And, as a volunteer consultant with the Small Business Administration (SCORE) she translated these skills to small, micro and solo businesses. Elaine has written two books, is a noted speaker and has been quoted in several national publications. Elaine has served on the NAPO Chicago Board since 2003, including a term as Chapter President, and manages the Focus on Business series that she created for our chapter. She's currently serving her tenth year as our Director of Business Partners, and helping guide NAPO’s national Business Partner program.

NAPO Chicago, a chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals
A 501(c)(3) Organization
P.O. Box 409157, Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: 847-750-NAPO  (847-750-6276)

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