LZ Area Networking Group (LZANG)

The Lake Zurich Area Networking Group (LZANG) provides business networking opportunities for its member businesses. This professional networking group is dedicated to helping local businesses generate leads and find new customers.

The Lake Zurich Area Networking Group (LZANG) meets every Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Ela Township Community Center, 380 Surryse Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047. Need directions?

If you would like to attend one of our meetings to see if LZANG is right for you, contact us for more information.

Looking for exclusive leads and business referrals? If you are ready to start your own business, the Lake Zurich Area Networking Group (LZANG) is a great place to start generating leads. If you are looking to grow an existing business, our networking events will help connect you to the people and information you’ll need.


Every week, each member has the opportunity to give a brief 30-second commercial about his or her business. At least twice a year, each member presents a 15-minute craft talk on his or her business. Members are also responsible for bringing in guest speakers or leading relevant discussions that would benefit member businesses.

The Lake Zurich Area Networking Group is a member of the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce which is located in northern Illinois (Lake County) and serves Deer Park, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, North Barrington and Ela Township.


As a networking group of the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce, Lake Zurich Area Networking Group’s (LZANG) objective is to generate new and additional business through members actively promoting each other. This is accomplished through: personal recommendations, valid and timely business referrals and leads, member to member transactions and training and development of members in networking and presentation skills.

Group Meetings

The Lake Zurich Area Networking Group (LZANG) meets every Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Ela Township Community Center, 380 Surryse Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047. Need directions?

Need to contact one of our members?

President Jim Hack
847-710-7225 Email Jim

Treasurer John Opsahl
847-707-3373 Email John

To learn more about LZANG or join our group, contact us!


John Opsahl
872 S. Milwaukee Ave, Suite 124
Libertyville, IL  60048
(847) 707-3373 (email)

Advertising (Magazine & Digital)

Long Grove Living
Rich Gilbert
Chicago, IL
708-525-1000 (email)


The Winkler Group LLC
Tom Winkler
1699 E. Woodfield Rd, Ste 400 Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 466-5280 (email)
Law firm specializing in Contractual law, Real Estate, Tax Assessments and Estate Planning


Fifth Third Bank
Brad Bailey
459 S. Rand Road Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 540-5212 (email)
Servicing all your personal and business banking needs including checking and savings accounts, CDs, credit and debit cards, online banking, bill payment, mortgages and refinances.


Deer Park Chiropractic
Serena Kleinstub
21805 W. Field Parkway, Suite 120
Deer Park, IL 60010
(224) 848-6003 (email)

Financial Advisor

UBS Financial Services
Jim Hack
300 E. Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 277-2110 (email)
Individualized Wealth Management encompassing all aspects of Financial Planning.

General Contractor

Williams Designers & Builders, Inc.
Brad Williams
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
(847) 540-0619 (email)
Residential construction.  Kitchen and bath remodeling, additions, custom cabinetry, built-ins, basements and new construction.

Insurance—Home, Health, Auto & Business

Farmers Insurance Group: Stern Agency
Larry Stern, LUTCF
96 E. Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 540-9300 (email)
Personalized service and competitive rates for auto, home, life, health and all other insurance needs.


Timothy Grant Jewelry
Tim Siefert
155 North Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 726-1556 (email)
Custom made fine jewelry, one-of-a-kind designs, wide selection of finished pieces.

Landscaping, Nursery & Florist

Natural Environments/Lake Zurich Florist
Robert C Boyce RLA LLC
23520 Old McHenry Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 438-5315 (email)
Professional landscaping designers, nursery, habitat restoration.


Fifth Third Bank
Peter Sutor
459 S. Rand Road Lake Zurich, IL 60047
847-691-4013 (email)

Real Estate—Residential/Commercial

Michael Rein
Baird & Warner Real Estate
100 E. Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 726-2100 (email)
Full service real estate brokerage serving Chicagoland’s Northwest and North Suburban communities.

Roofing and Exteriors

Muller Exteriors Inc
Dave Muller
554 West Route 22
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
847-550-5200 (email)
We specialize in roofing, siding, gutters, soffit & fascia, windows, doors and repairs.

Screen Printing, Embroidery & Promotions

Melon Ink Screen Print/Elegant Embroidery
Nancy & Brian Solomon
100 C Oakwood Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 540-8003 (email Nancy) (email Brian)
Specializing in embroidered, screen printed garments and accessories to promote and enhance your business identity, club, team, school and personal items.

Signs and Banners

Signscapes, Inc.
Rich Palmblad
884D South Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 719-2610 (email)
Full-service custom sign company providing all types of signs and banners for indoors and out.


Lake Zurich Travel & Cruise
Sue Shimkus
461 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(847) 438-5551 (email)
Our professionals will help you plan the vacation of your dreams, while also understanding your business trips are not a vacation.