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Once a quarter, Darien Center and its young professionals feature an invited speaker.

The group brings local business men that have a story to tell

that blends the challenges and excitement of their profession

with a commitment to serve their country and live their faith to the fullest.

Many exciting speakers have come through Darien 

to share their story and engage in a lively discussion.


7:30pm Pizza, beer and refreshments

8:00pm Get together with speaker

9:15pm End

Upcoming speakers are:

6 Feb 2024 - Tom Thayer of the Chicago Bears.

Past speakers:

25 Oct 2023 - Jeff Zeman. Founder of Zeman Technologies located in Burr Ridge, IL. Zeman Technologies is focused on providing innovative productivity solutions, with an emphasis on additive manufacturing. The sister companies provide material machining solutions and services focused on bar-fed turning and milling technologies: LG Evans, McClain Tool, and Integra Machine.

8 Feb 2023 - Peter Kitchin. President of Marycrest Construction Company in the Chicagoland area! The founders Rick Drew and Peter Kitchin, 1986, named named the company after the Mother of God. They grew the company from infancy to 20m in 1997. In 1986 they built 2 homes and in 1997 337 homes. Today they develop commercial buildings, office buildings, and also develop raw land into sub-divisions.

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