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Luanne Triolo Newman

Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume VI

INFLUENTIAL WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.





Luanne Triolo Newman

Business Professional / Networking Aficionado / Marketing Executive / Event Planner / Community Leader

Born in Chicago and raised in the suburbs, Luanne was able to stay at home while raising three children. Involved in their school, scouts, and clubs, she honed her skills in volunteering and organization. A strong community volunteer in Carol Stream for over thirty-five years, Luanne lives and breathes community, where she has been the recipient of multiple awards and honors.

Helping business professionals forge relationships and being an advocate for local business, you can find Luanne working hard for the Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce. She loves her job!

Outside the chamber, she is a community leader active in many groups such as Rotary, 100+ Women Who Care, the Historical Society, Parade Committee, Citizen of the Year, and more. Amazed by the power of those who work together to help others, Luanne is hooked on helping.

Genealogy, travel, and lending a hand are all things Luanne is passionate about. “What is your passion and what effect can it have helping others?” is her question for you.


Luanne Triolo Newman



Making a Difference & Inspiring Others to Do the Same

“What if a stranger asked you for help? Would you even consider it, or would you just dismiss it? It was 1992 when a stranger named Pat asked me for help, and little did I know what impact it would have on me.”

Find out how this story unfolds and what can come out of searching for a solution to someone else’s problem. It can be quite different than you could ever imagine.




Valerie Janke

Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume III

STRONG WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.

Valerie Janke





Valerie Janke

Valerie Janke is a 20 year Financial Services Industry professional. She is an active member of her local community, serving on the Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and Dinner Dance Committees. She actively volunteers at Lisle Eyes to the Skies and with JDRF Illinois as a Family Mentor and Outreach Committee member, helping the families of people who are newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. She is the Membership Director for The Financial Planning Association of Illinois, Inc. and also serves on their Communications Committee. She has participated in “Age Well DuPage” and “Financial Planning Day”. And, finally, she is the Treasurer for Australian Shepherd Rescue Midwest, Inc. Her volunteer efforts are tireless. She is a professional who is dedicated to helping people achieve their goals and live fuller, better lives. Some of her professional efforts include outreach and education. She strives to have a positive impact on the lives of those around her, be they K9 or humans. She is a physique competitor and regularly runs 5K races as well as obstacle course runs. Her favorites include Zombie Runs since she prefers to be chased when running. She can be reached at (773) 852-6094 or through LinkedIn at


Valerie Janke
(331) 229-4038








Finding Balance through Strength

This chapter is about finding balance, clarity and your inner rock star through competitive figure bodybuilding. It’s a personal journey through life’s trials and the author’s personal insight about finding your space and your “thing” to help you find your path.




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