President, The Marcos Group Ltd.
Marcos Reyes was only seven when he moved with his family from Mexico to Chicago. Seeing the City for the first time as the Amtrak train rolled into Union Station would leave a powerful and lasting impression.
Founder & CEO, United Scrap Metal
With about $200, a rented truck and extraordinary passion to succeed, Marsha Serlin started a company in the early 1980s that has grown into one of the largest recycling firms in the nation. Headquartered in the industrial corridor on Chicago’s northwest side, United Scrap serves customers throughout the United States and several foreign countries.
President & CEO, The Will Group
When he started The Will Group (TWG), Stephen Davis had a vision of owning and operating a business that would honor his father, William Davis, by promoting the values of integrity, pride and hard work and enable him to give back to his community. With TWG’s growing role in streetlight assembly, including a new project involving up to 140,000 ComEd-owned smart LED street lights, the company is in a good position to deliver on its vision.