About Us

Our Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Focus
  • Above and Beyond
  • Continuous Learning
  • Never Give Up

Ed Breclaw

Ed Breclaw is the founder and CEO of Illinois Growth Advisors.

Top executives rely on Ed’s deep and broad experience in coaching, strategic planning, business development, alignment, leadership and problem solving. He has held a variety of senior management, marketing and operations positions with mid-market and large companies, including H.J. Heinz Company, PepsiCo, SYSCO and the Sara Lee Corporation.

Ed earned B.S. and M.S degrees in Food Science and an MBA in Marketing from Michigan State University. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army and received an Army Commendation Medal for his service.

He is a Gazelles Certified Coach and the CEO/owner of Renaissance Executive Forums – Chicago West.