BOC Diverse Supplier Directory

Connect with highly recommended diverse suppliers in your area.

Cleaning Services

Young Building Solutions
7125 W Gunnison
Suite 217
Harwood Heights, IL 60706

Phone: 773-954-7353

Black-Owned Business

LatinX-Owned Business

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.

Consulting Psychologist

Legacy Consulting & Research Group LLC

200 W. Monroe St. #308
Bloomington, IL 61701

Phone: 877-358-4200

Minority-Owned Business

Veteran-Owned Business

Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business

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.

Facilities and Space Design

The Maude Group
227 W Monroe Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 630-469-0700


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.

Food Service

Gourmet Gorilla

1200 West Cermak Road
Chicago, IL 60608

Phone: 630-613-7636

Woman-Owned Business

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!

Open Kitchens
1161 West 21st St
Chicago, IL 60608

Phone: 312-666-5335

Women-Owned Business

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.

Lawncare / Landscaping / Snow & Ice Removal

Polar Group LLC
18W140 Butterfield Rd.
15th Floor
OakBrook Terrace, IL 60181

Phone: 877-358-4200

Black-Owned Business

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.

Urban Roots
9720 S. Vincennes
Chicago, IL 60643

Phone: 773-952-6842

Black-Owned Business

Certified Minority Business 

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.

School Bus Service

Ammons Transportation Service
9001 S Genoa
Chicago, IL 60620

Phone: 773-874-7777

Black-Owned Business

Certified Minority Business 

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.

Latino Express, Inc
3230 W. 38th Street
Chicago, IL 60632

Phone: 773-254-5545

Latinx-Owned Business

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.

Security Services

SkyTech Security
910 W Van Buren St
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60607

Phone: 312-225-8886

Veteran-Owned Business


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.