Antonette Favia is Vice President at Villa Park Electrical Supply Co., Inc. Having grown
up in her family business she, along with several siblings, has a lifetime of experience in
knowing what it takes to keep a Small Family Business going through the many
economic changes and challenges throughout the years. The friendly, knowledgeable
staff at Villa Park Electrical Supply has been helping many (electricians, builders,
warehouse and property managers, municipalities, hospitals, restaurants, business
owners and the general public)) by supplying lighting and an array of electrical
materials needed for renovation and for new construction. Founded by Michael Favia
Sr, and Italian Immigrant, 2023 is a special year for The Favia Family as it marks the 50 th
Anniversary of our company.
Antonette has been able to put the B.S. Business Administration / B.S. Urban Studies
she earned at Elmhurst University to good use. Over the years, she has participated in
and/or has been on the Board of various local Chamber of Commerce Groups,
Women’s Networking Groups, and in several groups under the umbrella of the Electric
Association of Chicago.
When she’s not at Villa Park Electrical Supply, Antonette is an avid photographer, having
studied at Richard Stromberg’s Chicago Photography School in Ravenswood. She
currently specializes in taking headshot photos for social media and business use.
Antonette loves the city, music, travel; she divides her time between The Headshot
Room (her Photography Studio in Addison, IL) and spending time in the city near her
home in River North.
With origins in Bari, Italy, Antonette joined Chicagoland Italian American Professionals
(CIAP) to meet, socialize and network with like-minded business professionals while
keeping in touch with her Italian heritage at the same time.