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COUNTRY MAGAZINEBARRINGTON STYLE AND SUBSTANCE

May 2, 2017

Style and Substance
Tom Serpento. PHOTOGRAPHY BY ROBIN SUBAR

Tom Serpento, president and CEO of T-Squared Building Solutions, Inc., has been serving the construction and remodeling needs of the Barrington community for nearly 20 years. He is also Executive Director of Public Relations for the NFL Former Players Association, Chicago Chapter, and Retired Professional Football Players of Chicago (RPFPC). Motivated by charitable causes for children, he is fully immersed in any action benefiting the underserved of Chicago. A long-time member of the St. Anne Catholic Community, Serpento is a recognized lector with parish ministries. He is also an avid “bad golfer” and enjoys long rides on his Trek bicycle.

FROM HIS MOBILE

Spotify, NCAA Sports, ESPN, Iowa State Football Stream, NFL Mobile, Accu Weather.

ON HIS COFFEE TABLE

Fresh flowers every week. Also, books, including: When Pride Still Mattered – A Life of Vince Lombardi by David Maraniss, The Great Game of Business by Jack Stack with Bo Burlinghamm, and Competitive Advantage— Creating & Sustaining Superior Performance by Michael E. Porter. And magazines, including Golf, Time, This Old House, Better Homes & Gardens/Bath & Kitchen Remodeling, and Country.

IN HIS EARBUDS

Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kid Rock, Eric Clapton, U2, Rolling Stones.

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BARRINGTON JUNIOR WOMEN’S CLUB – “Splashpad”

July 22, 2016

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(L to R) – Keri Culhane, BJWC Secretary, Tom Serpento, Erin Shechtman, BJWC President and Mary Dale, BJWC Vice-President.

"As it is that we at T-Squared Building Solutions, Inc. select a local charity each year to bolster in support of a wonderful cause, we are extremely happy and proud to have selected the Barrington Junior Women’s Club and their amazing efforts with “Spashpad”! This incredible endeavor with which they have engaged will provide a “water park” like experience for those children with both mental and physical challenges. When I first read about “Splashpad” in the Quintessential Barrington magazine, I was touched beyond words, and much ado to the fact that I, myself, have a mentally challenged adult sister with whom is the angel of our family. I vividly remember the struggle my own parents had when we were children as they were always searching for places and environments that would allow my beloved sister to enjoy the same interaction and wonderment as normal children. This amazing idea originated, developed and advanced by Erin Shechtman, President of the BJWC, is being carefully crafted into a blessed reality for these children, and with the full support of the community. We are fully committed to helping her and the BJWC do all that they can as they continue their pursuit of charitable donations so at to see this effort through to fruition. To that end, and because of my position on the board of directors for the Chicago Chapter of the NFL Players Association, not only has our company fully backed this initiative, but the players association is also now deeply involved in support of “Splashpad” to further all efforts towards raising the necessary funds to see this through! Please click on the hyperlink to learn more about “Splashpad” and how you can donate!

We deeply thank you for all that you may do!"

Tom Serpento
President & CEO

Countryside Elementary: Hoop Dreams

November 19, 2015

Hoop Dreams-Donate NOW, Pick your Brick in 2016

Many folks have mentioned that they want to contribute to the “Hoop Dreams” project, but are not quite sure what size brick to acquire, or what to have printed on their brick.

We've got an expert brick team member ready to take your questions! Megan Elwell can guide you through the brick selection process, and would be happy to share sample ideas for your brick. Simply fill out the donation form (Click Here) and submit with your payment either through the mail (checks made payable to Countryside PTO) or by using our no fee pay portal below.

If you submit your donation without a “Brick Form”, we’ll reach back to you to help you make your final decision regarding your brick. We need to complete our fundraising in 2015 in order to access the best available bid pricing on this project. Our deadline on the brick order will be in early 2016, so you’ll have time to consider what icons or what verbiage you’d like to see on your brick….but please don’t delay!To view the available “Buy a Brick” icons, click HERE. Please contact Megan at meganelwell@ymail.com or Anne at anne@strategyskills.com with any questions. Each donation brings us one step closer to turning our Hoop Dreams into a reality. The Hoop Dreams Legacy Project falls under the Countryside PTO and is a 501(3)c tax deductible donation. Funds donated through this program will be earmarked for the installation of the outdoor Sport Court at Countryside. Thank you for your support!

Please be sure to view the new “Hoop Dreams” video produced by BHS TV students. You can view it (Here)

2015 Best of Hoffman Estates Award

November 4, 2015

2015 t-squared award

HOFFMAN ESTATES November 4, 2015—T Squared Building Solutions has been selected for the 2015 Best of Hoffman Estates Award in the General Contractors category by the Hoffman Estates Award Program.

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Chicago Sun Times

December 21, 2008

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Simply put, T-Squared Building Solutions, Inc. has guided my wife and I through a remodeling project in a manner we all dream about. They have left us with the feeling that we should let others know about this company.

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Helping military family from Elmhurst

March 29, 2006

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Lt. Governor Pat Quinn celebrated with disabled Vietnam Veteran Jesse Alcozer, as he and his family moved into their newly remodeled home. The Alcozer home was tragically destroyed in a December 27 fire – five weeks after his son Army PFC Christopher Alcozer was killed in Iraq.
The Alcozer home was remodeled at cost by T-Squared Building Solutions, Inc.

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