At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Illinois based CEO’ operating in the Lifestyle space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of Untuckit
Aaron Sanandres is the CEO at UNTUCKit. He was also a partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
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About Untuckit: Untuckit is a New York City-based direct-to-consumer apparel brand.
CEO, Founder of Steelo
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About Steelo: Steelo is the place to shop for the clot
Chief Executive Officer of Affluence
With an MM in Finance from University of Chicago and MBA in International Finance from Loyola University of Chicago, Mike handles the day to day operations for Affluence.
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About Affluence: Affluence is a private social network for accomplished individuals to connect, share information and engage in meaningful conversations.
Lindsay Wasson Lingle
Founder & CEO of Holly & Tanager
Lindsay Wasson Lingle currently works as the Founder and CEO for Holly & Tanager.
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About Holly & Tanager: Holly & Tanager is a female-founded lifestyle brand that specializes in the production and design of handbags, backpacks, and accessories.
Chief Executive Officer / Co-Founder of Soul to Sole Footwear
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About Soul to Sole Footwear: Soul to Sole Footwear was designed with these fans in mind.
CEO of Cojean International
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About Cojean International: Cojean International operates a juice bar and healthy eating restaurant as well as a lifestyle blog.
Founder & CEO of The Locker Shop
Jim Clifton is CEO & Founder at The Locker Shop.
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About The Locker Shop: The Locker Shop provides graphic design services for the custom apparel industry.