About Community Collective

Community Collective

Community Collective is a networking organization committed to connecting young professionals and entrepreneurs from different communities.  Distinguishing us from other professional groups, we provide unique and memorable experiences while ensuring attendees find value at every event.

In a year, over 1,500 people have registered to attend various Community Collective events.  Our growth strategy embraces relationships with other entities, such as the City of Aurora, Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Business Development Center, Naperville Community Television, along with various nonprofit organizations.  In addition to our business networking events, we partner with organizations to offer educational workshops and community events.

Our Mission

Bring young professionals and entrepreneurs together through education and community engagement to build connections.

Our Vision

Our vision is to unite local communities to empower them to thrive and collaborate.

Leadership Team

Contact our dedicated team for event details, networking ideas and sponsorships

Brandon Lyon

Brandon Lyon

Founder

Responsible for day-to-day operations and sponsorships.

Tia Juarez

Tia Juarez

Community Relations

Responsible for relationships with local communities and sponsorships.

Julio Mejia

Julio Mejia

Attendee Relations

Responsible for attendee relations & loyalty and sponsorships.

Deepti Srivastava

Deepti Srivastava

Ambassador Chair

Responsible for brand ambassadors and sponsorships.

Paloma Holloman

Paloma Holloman

Group Leader

Director of the Community Women Empowered

Tatiana Hart

Tatiana Hart

Group Leader

Program Coordinator of the Community Women Empowered

Jessica Banta

Jessica Banta

Event Coordinator

Responsible for creating and organizing event concepts.

Our Premier Event Locations

500 Station Luxury Apartments

500 Station Apartments
675 Station Blvd
Aurora, IL 60504

Beans Greens Proteins

Beans Greens Proteins
525 Station Blvd
Aurora, IL 60504

Office Evolution Logo

Office Evolution
650 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, IL 60532

Railway Plaza Apartments

Railway Plaza Apartments
507 Railway Dr
Naperville, IL 60563

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The future of business networking in the greater Chicagoland area.