Meet Berwyn

MEET BERWYN’S ENTREPRENEURS: AUDREY OCASIO OF AUDREY’S ESTHETICS

Name: Audrey Ocasio Hometown: Chicago, IL Current Residence: Berwyn, IL   All about Audrey: I grew up in Chicago with Guatemalan roots and Christian values. Family is very important to me. My husband and I celebrated 25 years of marriage … Continue reading

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Jose Murillo of Xander Auto Shop

Name: Jose Murillo Hometown: Morazan, Honduras Current Residence: Berwyn, IL All About Jose: I was born in Honduras, but now enjoy living and working here in Berwyn. My life partner, Joey and I enjoy being part of Berwyn’s diverse community!  … Continue reading

Berwyn Success Stories: Morton High School District 201 TSI Program

 J Sterling Morton High School District 201 is recognized nationally as a leader in technology integration for their students! For the past 6 years, Morton High School has implemented a comprehensive Technology Service Internship program that is making a difference in … Continue reading

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Salvador Figueroa

Name: Salvador Figueroa Hometown: Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico Current Residence: Berwyn, IL I was born in North Platte, Nebraska, but grew up in Morelos, Mexico. When I was 15 years old, my family decided to move back to the United States. … Continue reading

MEET BERWYN’S CREATIVES: ANTONIA RUPPERT

Name: Antonia Ruppert Hometown: Chicago Current Residence: Lyons All about Antonia I’m the oldest of six and a proud Chi-town girl -from Chicago’s Austin and Humboldt Park communities. As a child growing up in Humboldt Park, I use to draw on … Continue reading

Meet Berwyn’s Creatives: Joel Gonzalez

Name: Joel Gonzalez Hometown: Chicago Current Residence: Berwyn All about Joel My parents are from El Salvador although I was born in raised in the streets of Chicago in the Humboldt Park Area. From an early age, I’ve had an … Continue reading

MEET BERWYN’S ENTREPRENEURS: DAISY BETANCE OF LITTLE BUDDHA BY DAISY

Name: Daisy Betance  Hometown: Downers Grove Current Residence: Berwyn    All About Daisy: Berwyn has been home to my two dogs, Rocky and Nala, for the past 2 1/2 years. Family is very important to me and as such I … Continue reading

MEET BERWYN’S CREATIVES: GIA SCHAFFRATH OF GOLDILOXX HAIR STUDIO

Name: Gia Schaffrath Hometown: Oak Park, IL Current Residence: Oak Park, IL   All About Gia: I lived in Oak Park my whole life and went to Oak Park River Forest High School. There, I was part of the Cosmetology … Continue reading

MEET BERWYN’S ENTREPRENEURS: SARAH CORBIN OF FREE FLY MARKETING

Sarah finds creative marketing solutions for growing businesses. Name: Sarah Abboreno Corbin Hometown: Oak Park, IL Current Residence: Still Oak Park, but I work in and love Berwyn!   All About Sarah: I started my career in Higher Education and … Continue reading

MEET BERWYN’S ENTREPRENEURS: ANNA PADRON SIKORA OF PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

Name: Anna Padron Sikora Hometown: Cicero/Berwyn, IL Current Residence: Riverside, IL All About Anna: I was born in Chicago in 1976 as a first-generation Latina. My father is from Cuba and my mother is from Mexico. My parents met in … Continue reading