Breakthrough Challenge


The Breakthrough Challenge is for the small business owner with a desire to thrive and not just survive. It’s designed to help break through the barriers you face each day that get in the way of achieving the growth your business wants and needs.

As a participant, you will get practical ideas, resources, and support to accelerate your business potential. Combining structured education with a proven business coaching model, you’ll create and execute a growth plan to propel your business to the next level.

Sponsored by FNBC Bank & Trust, powered by Suite Spotte Coworking, and advocated by the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce & Industry, this 9-month program challenges small business owners to accelerate their business potential.

  • Do you qualify?
    • Are you the owner or co-owner of your business (50% or more)?
    • Has your business been operating for 2 years or more?
    • Did your business generate revenues over $300,000 in 2015?
    • Are you willing to commit to monthly, half-day sessions for 9 months?
  • Fees
    • $250 per month per participant
    • FNBC Bank & Trust has generously agreed to fund $100 per month per participant.
  • Limited to 8 participants
  • Taking applications now
  • Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions

We support small business growth.