Entries by Chris Picone

Winnetka Dental Group Featured on WGN News

PICONE ADVISORY GROUP CLIENT WINNETKA DENTAL GROUP FEATURED ON WGN NEWS May 12, 2020, Elmhurst, Illinois.  Picone Advisory Group client Winnetka Dental Group was recently featured on WGN News for its efforts to use new technology to help protect patients from the COVID-19 virus. When news of the COVID-19 virus shutting down China began to […]


TO OUR CLIENTS AND FRIENDS: We hope this email finds you, your employees and your respective families and friends safe and healthy. With the extension of shelter in place orders for most states through the end of May, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives and businesses continues and will certainly have a […]


CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, January 7, 2020– Picone Advisory Group President, Christopher L. Picone is pleased to announce the sale of long time Picone Advisory Group client, America’s Food Technologies, Inc. (“AMFOTEK”) to Sunny Sky Products (“Sunny Sky”) based in Houston, Texas. AMFOTEK, based in Tinley Park, IL is one of the leading specialty dispensed beverage manufacturers […]

Employee Policy Manuals

Employee Policy Manuals Every company regardless of size should have an up to date Employee Policy Manual.  This manual should document company policies and procedures, including but not limited to, the following: Hours of Operation/Overtime Vacation/Holiday/Sick Time Company Benefits Emergency Procedures Rules of Conduct Disciplinary Policies Guidelines For Use of Company Property Technology/Internet Policy Discrimination/Sexual […]

Picone Advisory Group Client / Astrocast Successfully Launches Second Test Nanosatellite

Astrocast Launches Mission Hawaii (Graphic: Business Wire) April 01, 2019 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time LAUSANNE, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Astrocast announced today the successful launch of its second IoT Nanosatellite. The launch, piloted by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), took place yesterday from the Satish Dhawan Space Center. This second […]

The Need For Good Governance In Private Companies

The need for good corporate governance at privately owned companies is critical.  Given the growing importance of private companies to the global economy and the ever changing legal landscape affecting such companies, the need for privately held companies to have good governance guided by an independent Board of Directors is essential. Public companies have been […]

Picone Advisory Group Facilitates the Sale of Queen of Peace High School

(Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois)- Picone Advisory Group has successfully negotiated and closed on the sale of the Queen of Peace High School property located at 7659 Linder Avenue, Burbank, Illinois (the “Property”).  The approximately 13 acre campus had been owned by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters since 1962.  The Property was sold to A.E.R.O. Special Education Cooperative […]

AERO and Queen of Peace Reach Agreement on Sale of Burbank Campus

BURBANK, IL.—The A.E.R.O. Special Education Cooperative (A.E.R.O.) and The Queen of Peace Board of Directors, Sinsinawa Dominican Sponsors Council, and Corporate Members of Queen of Peace, Inc., have reached an agreement in principle for A.E.R.O. to acquire the former Queen of Peace High School campus located at 7659 South Linder Ave., Burbank, IL.  The negotiated […]

IBVM Dedication Ceremony

Pulte Homes honors Picone Advisory Group client, The Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (“IBVM”) with a plaque at the Loretto Club memorializing 70 years of IBVM religious service at the Wheaton campus.  The Loretto Club campus was purchased by Pulte Homes and is now being developed into a subdivision of 50 new homes.   […]

Sale of Sea Launch

(Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois)—Christopher L. Picone, President and General Counsel of Picone Advisory Group, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Sea Launch, SA (“Sea Launch”) to CJSC S7 Group (“S7”), Russia’s largest private aviation holding company.  Sea Launch has been a long standing client of Picone Advisory Group and Chris Picone also serves as […]