We are proud of our alumni who have gone on to open their own businesses. If you are an alumnus of NEIU's College of Arts and Sciences and a business owner, please let us know and submit your business to be added!

Tom Grom
Shelter in the Storm
Angela Howard
Call for Culture
Adee Reeb
Adee Reeb Photography
Daniela Vitale
Communication (2006)
Sfera Sicilian Street Food
Chris Thomas
Brad Hough
Oko Salon
Taylor (Simpson) Becker
Psychology (2015)
Becker Baking Company
Based out of Omaha, Nebraska, Becker Baking Co. offers gourmet cookies with classic favorites and unique, stuffed flavors. 
Alla Blan
Mathematics (2002)
Salam Restaurant
Blue River Trading Company Daniel Schmitt
English (MA - 2011)
Blue River Trading Company
Blue River Trading Company is an independent export sales and marketing business focused on promoting U.S. agricultural products made by small and medium manufacturers with strong local brands.