Molly Crusen Bishop

I grew up on Barker Avenue on the West Bluff, in the house my great grandparents built in the 1880s.  I am the youngest of nine children and have five children of my own, plus one granddaughter.

Contributor to Peoria Life since Sept 2017

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Kim Martin

The owner of multiple fitness facilities since January 18th, 1999. What she loves most about her career is having the opportunity to witness the amazing and lifesaving transformation of her members who are achieving their fitness and weight goals.

Kim is the Founder of I’ve Decided, an organization designed to provide people and companies the platform for success and transformation.

What she is most proud of is her family. Kim is married to Joe Martin, and together, as a blended family, they have 7 awesome children. We love our crazy life

Contributor to Peoria Life since May 2017

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Jess McMullin

Jess McMullin is the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Peoria Civic Center since November 2016.  She manages all sales and marketing of the convention center, utilizing the exhibit and meeting room space to maximize the economic impact for downtown Peoria. Prior to the Peoria Civic Center, Jess worked in government, product sales and professional sports in a variety of sales and marketing roles.

Contributor to Peoria Life since Mar 2017

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Luke Nycz

Luke Nycz is a Metamora High School graduate of 2012 where he began his interest in video production. He went to Illinois Central College where he earned his Associates Degree in multimedia then attended Southern Illinois University of Carbondale for a year. He has worked for WSIL TV 3 down in Carbondale before moving back to Peoria. He loves photography as a hobby and specializes in filming sports. He hopes to build a career with Peoria Life and to help make it a big success for the Peoria area.  

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Contributor to Peoria Life since Feb 2017

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Renee Horaney

Renee Horaney hosts Peoria Professional. A show that highlights professionals from around the Peoria Area. 
Staff: Social Media Specialist

Contributor to Peoria Life since April 2017

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Kelly Schneider

Kelly hosts [What's Up Peoria][1] She hosts a podcast about this week's things to do and places to go!

**Contributor to Peoria Life since Feb 2017
**[1]: /whats-up-peoria

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Patrick Thompson

Patrick has been a certified personal trainer since the age of nineteen. He also holds a degree from Monmouth College, in Exercise Science. Since 2014, Patrick has been the Head Trainer at Anytime Fitness North Peoria (AFNP). 

Contributor to Peoria Life since Jan 2017

 

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Tonya Brewer

Tonya is a former radio talk show host and radio salesperson from Miami Beach, Florida, currently working in property management in Peoria.

She is an avid "non fiction" reader, interested in drawing attention to current issues and will be hosting talk show, "The Voice Chronicles". 

She currently lives in Peoria, with her daughter, and enjoys visiting her favorite Peoria restaurants and Peoria events.

Contributor to Peoria Life since Mar 2016

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Mike Sabol

Mike is a Peoria transplant from Streator Illinois. I started WMBD in 1984. He's our main studio producer. Sound Farm is his production company.

Contributor to Peoria Life since Mar 2016

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Jeff Griffin

Jeff Griffin has served as President of the 1,100 member, Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce since February 2014. As of March 2016 he was promoted to CEO of the Greater Peoria Business Alliance (GPBA), the parent organization of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO Council. As CEO of the GPBA he will also serve as CEO of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO of the CEO Council. 

Contributor to Peoria Life since Mar 2016

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Sherneka Cagle

Sherneka Cagle has served as the Director of Events at the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce since December 2013.  She coordinates all of the Chamber’s networking events such as Business After Hours and Business Before Hours as well as the larger events such as the Thanksgiving Day Luncheon and Annual Golf Outing. Sherneka currently fills in on Chamber Chat for Jeff Griffin when he’s unavailable. 

Contributor to Peoria Life since Mar 2016

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Steve Lambiase

Steve Lambiase is a long time musician, recording engineer, live sound tech and studio musician from San Antonio, TX. He also works for SwedishAmerican Hospital, part of the University of Wisconsin Health Network, in Rockford, IL, serving as the Director of Medical Imaging when he isn't busy running his label, 70 Times 7 Record, recording local bands in Studio 490 or playing around with his music review website called ColorNoyz.com. In his spare time...he sleeps. Man, this guy needs a hobby! 

Contributor to Peoria Life since Mar 2016
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Chuck E Tate

Chuck E. Tate is the author of 41 Will Come (Tyndale Momentum — August 2016). Chuck is the founder and lead pastor of RockChurch, a growing and thriving congregation in the heart of Illinois. Prior to planting RockChurch in 1998, Chuck worked for a national youth...

Contributor to Peoria Life since Feb 2016
chucketate.com
#41WillCome

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Norman V. Kelly

Norman V. Kelly a life-long Peorian, a graduate from Woodruff High School, class of 1950, and a Distinguished Alumni, 2006.  Norm graduated from Bradley University in 1958.  He was a member of the U.S.A.F. during the Korean War, 1951-1955. He was a medic in the United States Air Force where he reached the rank of S/SGT. Norm is a retired Private Investigator and Para-Legal, and still living in his...

Contributor to Peoria Life since December 2015
Breakfast with Roger and Friends
norman.kelly@sbcgglobal

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Greg McCoy

Greg, like many people in the Peoria Area, retired from Caterpillar.  Then he retired from real estate. He is now the Co-host of Car Guy. A talk show on Peoria Life on Wednesday's at 9:00am.

Contributor to Peoria Life since January 2016

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Brett Beachler

Brett Beachler started his career with the family business while in grade school. He was in the family business until his graduation from Bradley in 1993. He rejoined the business after 5 years away in May of 1999. His return makes our business a three generation family business. Brett enjoys mountain biking, cross country skiing, running, and most importantly, spending time with...

Contributor to Peoria Life since January 2016

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Stacy Borho

Stacy Borho is a host on In The Neighborhood" on Peoria Life.  She has been in the mortgage industry for more than eighteen years. Stacy worked as a Realtor before being recruited into the mortgage industry. This experience has provided her with extensive knowledge of mortgage products and programs that are available, as well as the hands-on . . .

Contributor to Peoria Life since November 2015

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