choose dupage events

Supporting Supplier Diversity in DuPage County

Join the DuPage business community for a Connect DuPage breakfast event. Corporate leaders will share insights into their own supplier diversity programs and discuss the importance of investing in your local economy. You will also learn more about Connect DuPage, a new program designed to help build diversity and resiliency into the regional supply chain through commercial collaboration.

Tuesday, October 18

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Program Begins at 8:15AM
Hotel Arista | 2139 CityGate Lane, Naperville, IL 60563


The Hon. Dan Cronin
Chairman, DuPage County Board

Greg Bedalov
President & CEO, Choose DuPage

Bert Nuehring 
Partner, Crowe LLP

Rita Haake
Director, Illinois PTAC at College of DuPage


Susannah Heitger
Principal, Crowe LLP

Nicole Wiggins
Chief Diversity Officer, Navistar

Joan-Carles Brugué
Senior Manager, Global Supplier Diversity, AT&T

Curtis Reed
Managing Director & Greater Chicagoland Region Manager, J.P.Morgan Chase


Lisa Leiter
Managing Director, U.S. Co-Lead, Financial Services, Edelman Smithfield