Alumni Business List

The following is a list of businesses owned or operated by University of Illinois alumni. Help support your fellow alumni by supporting their businesses. For more information, or to be added to the list, please email

Sarah Richardson is leading this project. If you are an alumnus/a who would like to help with the project, email

Business name Business information Alumni
Calava Enterprises Calava Enterprises is an office, warehouse, and retail landlord and leasing company. Craig Bidner (1989 Journalism)
Eckert's Country Store and Farms Open year-round, with activities all four seasons of the year, Eckert’s offers seasonally available pick-your-own fruit and vegetables at their Belleville farm, in addition to Eckert's Millstadt Farm and Grafton Farm. Angie Eckert (1994 ACES)
Illini Pediatrics Pediatric medical practice. "Where we treat your children... like our own". Dr. Joe Cangas (2001 Medicine)
Nikco Sports Nikco Sports is a nationwide leader in marketing, sales, and distribution of licensed sports merchandise and memorabilia. Craig Bidner (1989 Journalism)