​Published author, dynamic international speaker, professional trainer/coach/facilitator, Mary Erlain offers business professionals the development services they need to thrive in their business roles. Erlain founded Peak Development Strategies in 2007. “Connecting the dots and removing barriers!” embodies Erlain’s mission in business. Accelerating growth in organizations is Erlain’s passion and mission. She speaks on topics that get down to the core of the issues that stand in the way of growth in employees.


Financial Services Advisor

​Paul's investment advisory career already spans over two decades and includes some of the most prestigious wealth management firms in the country. His analytical expertise was honed at DePaul University where he obtained his MBA in finance and further validated as he holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Recognized as a true financial expert he currently sits on the board of both the Elmhurst Police and Fire pension and is currently the treasurer of the Elmhurst swim team.