BOC Diverse Supplier Directory

Connect with highly recommended diverse suppliers in your area.

Types of Businesses

Business Consulting

Culture Shift Consulting (CSC) is a DEI OD consultancy with two managing partners, Armers Moncure and David Simmons. They integrate DEI strategy elements with proven OD practices to produce a higher probability of culture change which embodies Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion principles.
GCR Consulting LLC works with non-profit and other service-oriented organizations to help define and fulfill their missions. Areas of expertise include enhancing board governance, building long-term partnerships, streamlining program structures, right-sizing staffs and budgets, and improving community outreach efforts, all with an equity lens. GCR Consulting is MBE/WBE certified by the City of Chicago and State of Illinois.
Our team is a diverse and dynamic team of consulting psychologists, executive coaches, and leadership consultants who integrate psychological principles and social-scientific research to help enhance individual and organizational performance. We specialize in assessments, executive coaching, and learning and education interventions that focus on multicultural competence, leadership, psychological well-being, and occupational thriving.
LG Consulting partners with HR, senior leadership teams, and talent management to build trainings on counteracting unconscious bias, fostering inclusive climates, and improving engagement. We help to create the conversations that lead to consistent change as well as develop curriculum and programming dedicated to the unique challenges of each client.
Morten Group, LLC was first established in November 2001 to focus on client partners in the nonprofit, for-profit, and foundation fields. Through its Equity and Inclusion Institute, Morten Group is building on years of work in the READI (racial equity, access, diversity, and inclusion) field. The Institute offers culturally informed solutions to important equity issues at nonprofit and for-profit organizations across the country. Morten Group also works in partnership with client partners on equity program integration within nonprofits and foundations, formatively in the Pacific Northwest through a multi-year racial equity action planning engagement with Pride Foundation. In addition to the Equity Institute, Morten Group has expertise in other key areas including executive placements, community research and organizational development.
Open Door Advisors supports leaders and organizations seeking impact and change. We offer trusted consulting to guide strategy and planning, organizational sustainability, talent development, and new ventures. Our clients lead the range of social impact organizations including: nonprofit organizations, associations, companies, foundations and government agencies. Our team leverages our values for justice, our leadership experience and our expansive networks to support you when you need us most. We are available to help you seize new opportunities, address complex challenges and build foundations for growth and equity.


Qualified and experienced caterer for corporate brunch, lunch and dinner. Boxed lunches available. Additionally Chicago Eats Market Place provides event planning services.

Cleaning Services

Soji Cleaners is a leading home cleaning company in the Chicagoland, New York Metro, Bay Area, and Vancouver-Portland Metro with 3 years of experience and Trusted by 10,000+ customers. The company offers personalized residential and commercial cleaning services which include regular/basic cleaning, deep cleaning, carpet cleaning, grout cleaning, home organization & move-in move-out cleaning.
Award-winning commercial cleaner with over 50 years of experience.
We are a Licensed and Insured Cleaning business specializing in Residential & Commercial cleaning.
With over 15 years of expertise, Young Building Solutions and our teams of highly trained professional cleaning experts provide first-class customer service with consistent quality experiences to commercial, educational, hospitality, and recreational facilities. We take great pride in building a positive working partnership with each client, encourage open communication and value transparency with every project we take on. This allows us to exceed expectations each and every time. When you think about sanitation, healthy and safe environment, think Young Building Solutions.


Corisco is full service construction and landscaping company offering a variety of renovation, innovation and maintenance services.


The Black Alliance of Colleges and Employers (BACE) is a nonprofit leveling economic access and opportunity for black talent in workspace and higher education with a focus on serving Black Veterans and Military Families. BACE is fiscally sponsored by the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.
Saltshaker Productions LLC is a multi-media company with three divisions. We offer EduDoc+ B2B services, a vast collection of customized online Compliance Courses for non-profits and for-profit companies. For schools, colleges/universities, libraries, bookclubs or anyone who loves history, we offer EduDoc+, a library of online courses specifically designed for education in Global Genocides, now mandated in 23 states. We are teaching the social media generation, the power of compassion. In 2023-24, we'll offer a new library of online courses titled American History: Untold Stories. Our GriotHub division is dedicated to filmmaking, and our VoiceWraps Division offers corporate voice over services.

Educational Materials

Noodle Soup is a nationally renowned health promotions company that specializes in low-cost, low-literacy, high-quality educational materials. We work with the public health and family service community helping pregnant women, new mothers, parents, and children.

Electrical Contracting

RJL Group, Inc. (RJL) is a certified women-owned Union Electrical Contracting business located in Alsip, IL. 

Executive Search

Since our founding, Koya has conducted over a thousand executive searches across the United States and around the world. Our team has grown, our methodology has sharpened, and the range of services we offer has expanded.


Dykstra Home Solutions LLC, is an Illinois (IL) Heating, Cooling, Air Conditioning, Electrical, Heat Pump, Ductless Mini-Split, Boiler, Water Heater, Generator, and Furnace repair, service, replacement, and maintenance company.
We specialize in Commercial Welding and Fabrications. As Minority Business Enterprise and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, we have been serving the greater Chicago area since 1979. We specialize in all metal fabrication and repair as well as in shop and on site services.

Fire Safety

Reliable Fire & Security provides high quality fire extinguishers, fire protection products and security systems as an industry leading systems integrator.

Food Service

Cajun Café Chicago's mission is sharing our passion for elevated southern cuisine with the world. Our amazing food, exceptional service, and unique dining experience is one you will not forget. Cajun Cafe Chicago is your trusted catering provider for any occasion. We are here to serve you! ​
For 20 years, Capannari Ice Cream has been a fun and welcoming place for people to gather, enjoy a scoop, and make memories together. And while it all starts with amazing, award-winning ice cream, it’s also about community. So c’mon in to our old-fashioned ice cream parlor and check out our latest flavors.
Qualified and experienced caterer for corporate brunch, lunch and dinner. Boxed lunches available. Additionally Chicago Eats Market Place provides event planning services.
Gourmet Gorilla provides early childhood, K-12 schools and institutions with breakfasts, snacks, lunches and suppers. Since our inception in 2008, we have provided millions of meals to early childhood and K-12 schools throughout Northern Illinois and Wisconsin. We have been at the forefront of new and innovative ways to provide children with healthier, more nutritious meals that they LOVE to eat every day!
We are a family-owned food service company serving Chicagoland since 1969. We take pride in our innovative approach to solving problems. Our friendly staff and management team have a wealth of experience under their belt. When it comes to orchestrating the complexities of delivering your food on time and under budget, you can count on us. We’ve worked with numerous satisfied clients over the years, including Public Schools, the City of Chicago, Meals On Wheels Chicago, and the Arch Diocese of Chicago.
Pink Panini Soups & Salads, in Hazel Crest, IL, is the area's premier restaurant serving Homewood, South Holland, Country Club Hills, Markham, Olympia Fields, Flossmoor, Tinley Park, Chicago Heights and surrounding areas. We offer sandwiches, wraps, paninis, pitas, soups, catering and much more! For your next meal, visit Pink Panini Soups & Salads in Hazel Crest.

Food Supplies

La Criolla, Inc. is a Latino-owned business that has built its reputation on the high standards of quality established in 1957. We offer artisanal, custom-blended Hispanic spices, blends, and herbs that taste like home. Our product line also includes beans, olives, pasta, flours and other all-natural, authentic Hispanic food products.


Open Door Advisors Philanthropy helps grantmakers and grantseekers deploy capital for greater social impact. Services include: Strategic Advisory Services, Assessments and Studies, Capital Campaign Management, Marketing and Communications, Leadership Coaching.

HVAC Supplies

Freedom Air Filtration provides turnkey filtration services and goods throughout the United States and Canada.

Lawncare / Landscaping / Snow & Ice Removal

Polar Group is a full service snow and ice management company, that also specializes in landscaping, floor maintenance, power sweeping, window washing, general cleaning and other building maintenance services. With over 15 years of experience in the maintenance industry, we currently service the Chicago land area and Northwest Indiana. Polar Group utilizes a client-focused approach that deliver the highest quality services at the best prices, every job, and every time.
Founders Jimmie and Tiffany Williams created Urban Roots, Inc., formerly known as Just Us Lawn Care, Inc., through their 10 years of Lawn Care, Landscaping, Parking Lot Maintenance, and Snow Removal services expertise. They grew from a home-based business with two clients to having an offsite office where they service numerous residential, commercial and industrial properties. They truly know the importance of professionalism, perseverance, and quality service. They value effective communication and structure. Jimmie and Tiffany have a genuine and heart felt love for people. They continue to give back to their community in many ways.


Aaron Bros. Moving System, Inc. has been Chicago’s movers since 1969. Providing local and long distance moving services to this great city for the last 50 years has given us the opportunity to work with a lot of wonderful Chicago residents and businesses, as well as expand our reputation as the best movers in the entire city.


Pest Control

Our organization has offered wildlife capture and damage repair services to homeowners, commercial, and municipal clients in Chicago and the surrounding counties. We approach our work from an environmental sustainability perspective with a love of nature and a deep respect for all living things. Our approach to pest control is science based.


Providing printing services for over ninety years. Located about a half mile from the Loop, its convenient for customers throughout the city and state.
North Shore Printers is a women-owned and operated union printing company.

School Bus Service

Ammons Transportation Service, Inc. is happy to serve Chicagoland customers. Our buses have excellent safety ratings from the Department of Transportation and our experienced drivers strive to make your ride worry free. Ammons is dedicated to making your group trip the best it can be. We will go the extra mile for your satisfaction. So, if you are planning a trip for 10 or 1,500 passengers we are ready to assist you.
We specialize in home to school transportation and transporting students with special needs. We provide services ranging from daily route transportation, charters/field trips, and athletic team transport etc. When Latino Express is your bus service provider you can rest easy knowing that your children and loved ones are safe.

School Uniforms

Since 1958 we have specialized in giving our customers personalized service and the most value for their money. From Work-wear to School Uniforms and Medical Scrubs, we can help with it all.

Security Services

IBC is your top resource for video surveillance systems in the Chicago area. Day or night, indoors or outdoors, our advanced video security technology provides crisp, clear footage and peace of mind. We offer a wide range of customizable video surveillance systems.
Through our dedicated service, systems and integrated solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities, we have won the trust of residential, commercial, government and industrial customers throughout the country. 
Monterrey Security was founded on an important belief – that the best protection comes through prevention. As we have grown, we have held strong to that belief, as it remains at the core of all that we do - from our training to site assessments, identifying steps we can take to prevent incidents before they occur.
SkyTech Security is a privately-owned, fully authorized security provider that offers a full spectrum of armed and unarmed guard services for commercial and government clients. Headquartered in Chicago, SkyTech Security provides a variety of cost-effective, professional security services that can be tailored to meet the specific needs and requirements for clients nationwide. SkyTech Security team is licensed, bonded and insured, with every member qualified to facilitate an in-house ‘site specific’ training program that focuses on reliability, accountability, dependability, customer service, and professionalism. With more than 20 years of industry experience, SkyTech is committed to providing high-quality training, learning and continuous development for its security personnel.

Space Design

The Maude Group’s creative blend of content development, interdisciplinary design, interactive technology and specialty fabrication delivers mixed-media experiences that set our clients apart.


We are a full service national staffing firm offering contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire staffing services. At our core is a disciplined focus to help people succeed by connecting the right candidates with the right clients at the right time. We have the tools, culture and experience to deliver on making the best connections.


BLG Technologies is committed to offering tools and solutions that improve the way you do business. We have delivered custom telecommunication solutions to our clients for over a decade in the greater Chicago-land area.

Water Treatment

Global Water Technology, Inc is a full-service water treatment company. We specialize in custom water treatment services, cooling tower treatments, steam boiler treatments, closed loop treatments & wastewater services and much more!