The Executives' Club Of Chicago

EC Associates

A unique, experiential 12-month networking and development program for professionals under age 30. Participants of this exclusive group come together each month to engage in activities that help them lay a foundation for their careers, build a strong professional network, and refine important leadership skills.


Program Benefits

  • Affiliation with one of the country’s top business forum
  • A mentorship group experience where participants build strategic relationships and share experiences
  • Access to a special online forum specifically catered to EC Associates
  • Unique interactive programs offered only to EC Associates
  • Member rates to The Club’s signature programs

“The mentors involved are dedicated to the mentees success and do a terrific job at facilitating meaningful dialogue during the small group sessions which have had a tremendous impact on both my personal and professional life.”
- Blaise J. Bennett, Stan Johnson Company


Program Offerings

  • A mentorship group that meets at least six times per year
  • Two networking dinners providing opportunities for relationship building
  • An opportunity to engage with top corporate executives during on-site visits
  • Special activities that allow participants to build relationships while engaging in unique experiences
  • Two experiential workshops focused on key elements of leadership development

“EC Associates is a phenomenal program. Not only did I glean a close network of like-minded, Chicago-based peers outside of my organization, I also developed critical soft skills that will help me grow my career within my organization.”
- Rebecca Simanek, JLL

For more information on EC Associates, please contact Samantha Strube at 312-283-2192.