PHOTOS: One Man Chicago Finalists

Consider it a male version of a beauty pageant with a charitable twist.

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Who's the man, Chicago? We'll soon find out, thanks to "One Man Chicago," a search for the top local dude in terms of community involvement, personality, intelligence, and fitness. The winner will be crowned on Sept. 2, but until then, you can meet, see and possibly even touch the 20 finalists at various happy hours leading up to the big event. Click here for the pertinent deets and in the meantime, check out who's in the running.
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Matt Matros is an entrepreneur and creator of a protein bar.
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Jason Laws is an entertainment manager and VIP host; entrepreneur/event planner; professional choreographer.
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Jason Schmitt is the clean technology venture capital fund manager for ArcelorMittal.
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Eric Lugo is the senior development officer for the Institute for Latino Progress.
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Dan Balanoff is an attorney with Balanoff & Associates.
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Michael Lorenzen is self-employed.
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Philip Chang is a publicity & strategic communications for talent specialist for Carbon.
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Desmond L. Kemp is an Employment Case Manager for Andrus and Wells, LLC, Project Manager.
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Nicholas Karavites is a McDonalds Franchise Owner/Operator.
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Cameron Croft is a social entrepreneur.
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Bryan Herb is a travel marketer for Zoom Vacations.
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Rob Calvin is a recruitment engagement manager for UnitedHealth Group.
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Chris Conlu is a producer for DRAFTFCB.
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Judson Kinnucan is the founder & CEO of Bin Donated.
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James Goeke is the special events coordinator for ESAM/Equity Group Investments.
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Omar Barragan is the owner of BAO Multicultural Orchestration Corp.
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Jeremy Weisbach is a maintenance consultant.
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Tim Swindle is the director of business development for Trainor Glass Company.
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Terrence Chappell is an editor for ChicagoPride.com.
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William Burfeind is a business development manager with Turner Construction Company.
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