Cassandra Griffin

Cassandra Griffin has a passion for helping businesses and organizations to enhance their internal and external communication effectiveness and customer service. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and a Distinguished Toastmasters which augments her natural ability to lead, communicate, and engage with people from diverse backgrounds. She demonstrates these skills and talents when she facilitates events, conducts presentations, and delivers training. Cassandra’s writing portfolio runs the gamut from drafting social media posts, public relations and marketing materials, and newsletter articles to preparing bylaws, policies, and technical reports. She is very active in her community and has served on the Executive Board of the South Holland Business Association and as a liaison for the Village of South Holland’s Economic Development Commission.

Opportunities and Pitfalls to Starting a Business during a Pandemic!

If you have ever started a business or contemplated starting one, more than likely you have asked yourself “Where do I begin?”  That is a very common question because there are so many things to consider.  Tom Byelick, owner of Ingenuity Small Business Collaborative (Ingenuity), shared his insights and experiences


June 25, 2020 was the PERFECT DAY for the South Holland Business Association’s (SHBA) annual golf outing. The sky was blue and the temperature was pleasantly comfortable. The only problem was that the event had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This was such a bummer especially since the 2018 and 2019 golf outings had been postponed due to inclement weather.