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Meet Our Team

Launched in 2010, Chicago Professional Connexion (CPC) is a professional networking and event promotions company that hosts some of Chicago's top networking events. CPC's networking events are held at an assortment of Chicago's top restaurants, hotels and lounges. CPC boasts a network that extends into over 145 different industries consisting of 22,000 professionals linked socially. All made possible by the hard work and dedication of our team. 

Alex Blackshire

 Managing Partner/Event Manager

Alex brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to CPC. A former Rhodes Scholar Candidate, Alex has formal training in business management and law as well as considerable experience in event planning.

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Nalky Gilot

 Event Hostess

Nalky has been with us since 2010. She brings considerable customer relations experience to CPC helping us host our events.

Thomas   Jones


Tom provides strategic consulting services for CPC helping us to continue our growth into becoming Chicago's premier networking event.  Tom is trained in law with a wealth of experience in business.

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