Join our Community Partners Program
If you are interested in becoming an ECI SCORE Community Partner, or for additional information on the program, please contact Sue Falender by email at email@example.com, or call her at (217) 840-0191. The Community Partner program directly supports our outreach to entrepreneurs and small businesses in east central Illinois.
Our Community Partners
Champaign County Chamber of Commerce • 217-359-1791
The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce is a member focused business association that facilitates business growth and improves the quality of life in the region through advocacy, professional development and a pro-business agenda. We are the voice for business.
Busey Bank • 217-365-4500
Your dream. Our promise.
First Financial Bank • 217-352-6700
At First Financial Bank we believe in small business. We understand that success takes hard work, commitment, dedication, planning and energy. We believe that our experience and commitment to small business has aided in fostering our customers' growth and success.
First Midwest Bank • 217-378-7640
For more than 70 years, your friends, neighbors, and local businesses have chosen First Midwest as the bank they trust most. And, in 2011, their voices were heard as J.D. Power and Associates ranked First Midwest Bank "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in the Midwest" in its 2011 Retail Banking Satisfaction StudySM.
Midland States Bank • 217-398-3800
Bank Champaign • 217-351-2870
Our local ownership and community commitment are reflected in every decision we make. We take special pride in providing community banking with a personal touch to the people of Champaign County. Learn how we're different.
First State Bank • 217-239-3000
First State Bank offers you unparalleled banking services, competitive rates, helpful staff, some of the longest lobby and drive-thru hours in the area. First State Bank is a full-service bank with locations in Monticello, Champaign, Hammond, Atwood and Tuscola, Illinois, ready to meet your personal and business banking needs.
Heartland Bank & Trust Co. • 217-359-5555
Heartland Bank and Trust Company is an independently owned community bank offering free business and personal checking. Heartland Bank also provides customized lending and cash management solutions with personal service and local decision making.
Hickory Point Bank & Trust • 217-351-7100
Hickory Point Bank is a leader in Central Illinois. To become a leader, we made many investments over the years. We invested in new locations and geographies. We invested in people, hiring the best and brightest. We invested in our clients, loaning them hundreds of millions of dollars. We invested in new technologies to remain on the cutting edge. We invested in new lines of business to bring ever expanding solutions to our clients. And, we invested in our communities, with a generous commitment to the vitality of the areas that we serve. At Hickory Point Bank, we believe that being a leader means making an investment.
Prospect Bank • 217-352-0077
What makes the difference at Prospect Bank, is our people. Our trusted banking professionals have been serving the people of Champaign-Urbana, Gilman and Watseka for many years. They have knowledge, experience and a reputation for excellence. Now, at Prospect Bank, you can find the dedicated service you deserve from the professionals you know and trust.
Soy Capital Bank • 217-356-6789
At Soy Capital Bank, we're always working on new ways to improve the quality and convenience of your banking experience.
Dodd & Maatuka LLC • 217-356-6363
At the law firm of Dodd & Maatuka, LLC, clients receive effective legal assistance from an eight-member attorney team with decades of transactional and courtroom experience. At the same time, we are a second-generation, family-owned business focused on personalized and caring service.
Erwin, Martinkus & Cole Law Office • 217-351-4040
The law firm of Erwin, Martinkus, & Cole, Ltd., located in Champaign, Illinois, maintains the delicate balance between tradition and innovation. We have taken our lessons from history. And we work diligently to carry on these well-anchored traditions. But as we have since our founding, we keep up with and apply the most recent changes in the law.
Meyer Capel Law Offices • 217-352-1800
Meyer Capel is the largest, most diversified law firm in Champaign County, offering our clients a range of services and a legal presence unequaled by any other law firm in the area.
Singleton Law Firm • 217-352-3900
Singleton Law Firm, P.C. is dedicated to serving the legal needs of business and individual clients of east central Illinois and beyond with an emphasis in the areas of corporate, intellectual property (including patent, trademark and copyright) and commercial real estate law.
Thomas Mamer & Haughey Law Office • 217-351-1500
Founded in 1946 by attorneys James G. Thomas and Wallace Mulliken, the law firm of Thomas, Mamer & Haughey today ranks as one of the top firms in Central Illinois. The key elements of this success are people—among the best in their respective fields—carefully and specifically chosen for the expertise they bring to the firm's practice and clients. These individuals share the firm's long-standing commitment to provide a complete range of services in a timely manner at a fair price.
Webber & Thies, P.C. • 217-367-1126
Webber & Thies, P.C. is one of the oldest law firms in Central Illinois. Headquartered in Champaign-Urbana, we represent a wide-range of clients throughout Illinois and beyond. Our work originates from our offices in Lincoln Square Village in downtown Urbana, adjacent to the Champaign County and U.S. District Court complexes.
Martin Hood Friese & Assoc. LLC • 217-351-2000
To thrive in business, you need a partner that plans ahead. One that analyzes trends, considers options and channels your business into the path of financial success. At Martin, Hood, Friese & Associates we not only provide short term solutions, we specialize in the kind of long-term planning it takes to help you cut your losses, maximize your gains and utilize your assets for the fastest achievable growth.
McGladrey & Pullen • 217-352-9100
Assurance, Tax and Consulting for Growing Companies, Like Yours. McGladrey & Pullen, LLP operates under the McGladrey brand as the fifth largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, with nearly 6,500 professionals and associates in more than 70 offices nationwide. McGladrey & Pullen is a licensed CPA firm, and is a member of RSM International, the sixth largest global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms.
Wells Fargo Insurance • 217-363-2100
Wells Fargo Insurance Services is the right insurance broker for you. We provide the experience of a large broker with the personal attention and service of a local broker. Our insurance professionals offer a remarkable selection of products and services combined with exceptional knowledge in a variety of industries, including property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products. Visit with one of our insurance professionals to design insurance solutions that satisfy your needs today and in the future.
Adams Outdoor Advertising • 217-352-4460
Our mission: to reinvent the medium know as outdoor. Outdoor is the oldest and freshest medium. In order to reinvent the medium, we draw from our inherent strength. Our success lies in our ability to capture audiences with unavoidable and powerful advertising that has made our clients famous for decades.
Commerce Connection • 217-359-1791
The Commerce Connection, a publication of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, is a bi-monthly business magazine that provides information on Chamber activities, issues of concern to the business community, membership updates and a calendar of events. The publication is distributed to over 1,300 businesses in Champaign County and to over 3,000 individuals.
The News-Gazette • 217-351-5252
Rogards Office Plus • 217-359-7195
Rogards Office Plus has been your locally owned office supply and furniture experts for over 100 years. We can compete on price with big box stores, and we will give you the personalized attention you deserve. We stock 1,500 items in our showroom and have access to over 30,000 items for free next day delivery. In addition to office supplies and furniture, we can meet your needs for janitorial and breakroom supplies, promotional products, business forms, and greeting cards. If you have a need for your workplace, we'd love to earn your business.