Participating Companies

Benefit for Companies

Advanced education is recognized as an aid to long-term employee development and overall corporate success. To this end, the firm provides participating employees with the financial resources and encouragement needed to succeed in the program. Sponsoring an applicant assures high-level employee development at a very affordable cost. Program participants share learned skills and ideas with fellow employees. A firm’s commitment to continuous improvement serves to empower participating employees.

Participating company’s employees receive:

  • Exposure to the latest state-of-the-art management techniques
  • Valuable experience with real life business examples
  • Further education with no career interruptions.

What’s required of the Companies?

  • Sponsorship to their participating employees
  • Most companies financially support their employees to cover some or all of the cost of this program.

Participating Companies

Many prestigious companies have sponsored students in this program, including Bank of America, BP Amoco, Unilevel, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, ISPAT Inland Inc., NISource, Pfizer Inc., U.S. Steel, and United Parcel Service.

Click here for a full list of companies that have sponsored our EMBA students.



Abbott Laboratories

Acme Packaging Corporation

Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Albright & Wilson Americas

Allied Tube & Conduit

Allstate Insurance Co.

ALUF Plastics Corp.

American Express

American Technical Publishers,Inc.

American Health Care Partnership

American Trust & Savings Bank

Amsted Industries

Andrew Co.

Annette Skafgaard, CPA

Ancilla Systems

Arcelor Mittal

Atlas Tube Co.

Avery Denninson

AVP (Mac Neal Hospital)

Bank Financial

Bearing Point

Bimba Manufacturing

Bio Genex

Blue Cross – Blue Shield

Blatt, Hasenmiller, Leibsker & Moore

BP Amoco

Burgess-Norton, Mfg.

BMW Constructors, Inc.

Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Borqwarner Transmissions Systems

Bulkmatic Transport Co.

Cardwell Westinghouse

Card Budding & Company


Cargill Steel and Wire

Cerestar, USA, Inc.

Center of NWU

CFC a Division of ITW

Charter One Bank

Chicago Board Options Exchange

Chicago Board of Trade

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Chicago Sun Times

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Tribune

CIGNA Healthcare

City of Gary

City of Hammond

City of East Chicago

Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.

Constar International, Inc.


Cook County Recorder of Deeds

Crown Esa

Comdisco, Inc.

Commonwealth Edison

Crown Point Community School Corp.

Deloitte & Touche, LLP


Design East Corporation

Digilence Corporation

Drinker Biddle Gardner Carton

Double D. Construction

DSC Logistics

Eaton Corporation

Eaton Electrical, Inc.

Electronic Interconnect

Elgin joliet and Eastern Railway

Eli Lilly@ Company

Englewood Electrical Supply

Exglon Nuclear

Empress Casino Joliet

Fidelity National Information Services

Flowers Commnications Group

Ford Motor Company

Favorite Nurse

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Federal Signal Corporation

Fifth Third Bank

FSC Paper Company

Gary Chicago Airport

Gary Community Health Center

Gary Community School Corporation

GE Commercial Finance

Geekos Investments, Inc.

Geminus Corporation

General Services Administration


GM Electromotive

Grand Prairie Services

GE – Energy Services

GE Capital – Railcar services

General Motors – Electro Motive Div.

Hadady Corporation

Harper College

Hammond Expanders

Hammond Group, Inc.

Harrahs Entertainment

Health Group, Inc.

Health Visions Midwest

Heritage Crystal-Clean, LLC

Hilti, Inc

Horizon Publishing Company

Hospira, Inc

Howmet Corporation

Hwelett-Packard Company

Halox – Hammond Group

Halstab – Hammond Group

Harmon Music Group

Harrah’s East Chicago Casino

Heraeus Electro-Nite

Howmet Corporation

Human Resources Development Institute, Inc.

I/N Tek I/N Kote


Illinois Tool Works

Ingalls Hospital

Integrated Marketing services

International Truck& Engine Corp.

IR Hi-Rel Products

Illinova Energy Partners

Indiana Harbor Belt RR Co.

Information Technology Strategies

ISK Magnetics, Inc.

ISPAT Inland Inc.

J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.

Jones Lang Lasalle

Jorsm Internet

JP Morgan Chase Bank

Jefferson Smurfit Corporation

Kellogg Company

Kurtz & Associates Telecom Group

Lake Mortgage

LaPorte Regional Health System

Lear Corporation

Legum@Norman, Inc.

Loyola University Medical Center

LML Automated Systems

Lake County

Step Ahead

Lake head Pipeline

Company Leavitt Tube

Liberty Savings Bank

Majestic Star Casino

MB Financial Bank

McKinsey & Company

McMaster Carr Supply Co.

Mercantile National Bank

Mertes Constracting Corporation

Methode Electronics

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

Midwestern University

Mittal Steel USA

Molina Healthcare Indiana

MonoSol, LLC


M-Y Home Care

Meade Electric Company

Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority

MS Kennedy Corporation

National City Bank of Indiana


NiSource Corp.

Northern Trust Company

Northwest Indiana Symphony

Northwind Realty, Inc.


Ogden Welding Systems

Omega Airport Shuttle

Option One Mortgage Corporation


Paine Webber

Panduit Corporation

Pennzoil Quick Care

Peoples Bank

Portex, Inc.

PPL University Park, LLC

Praxair, Inc.

Precision Foods

Parson Group

Pepsi-Cola General Bottlers

Peter Levin Pontiac/BMW

Pfizer, Inc.

Planned Parenthood


Precoat Metals

Prompt Medical Care

Rebert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer

Rehabiliatation Instit. of Chicago

Research In Motion Limited

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Robinson Steel

Royal Office Products

Rush University Medical Center

RHI Refractories

Roadway Express, Inc.

Ryerson Tull Coil Processing


Sanofi-Aventis Pharma

SBC Ameritech


Score Educational Center

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company


Sun Chemical Corp.

Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co.

Sherwin Williams

SmithKline Beecham

Southshore Freight

Stage Stores, Inc.

Sargent & Lundy

Sterk’s Super Foods

Strack and Van Til

Sullair Corporation

T&B Tube Co.,Inc.


The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

The Skillman Corporation

The Success Center

Thomson Reuters

T-mobile Wireless

Transcending Visions LLC

Tri-City Community Mental Health Center

Trump Indiana


TAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Teva Marion Partners


The MONY Group

Think Tank

Thrall Car Manufacturing Company




Union Tank Car

United States Gypsum

University of Chicago

University of Chicago Medical Center

Urban Ministries, Inc.

US Postal Service

USG Corporation

U.S. Steel


Union Tank Car

United Parcel Service

United States Gypsum Company

Universal Access


Whirpool Corporation

White Lodging Service Corp

Wolverine Trading,LLC

World Kitchen,LLC

WOW!Internet and cable

Wyeth Plarmaceuticals