Commission Members

Geri Aglipay

Geri Aglipay

NATIONAL MANAGER AT SMALL BUSINESS MAJORITY

Harry

Alston

VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

Sol Anderson

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT I GROW CHICAGO 

Patrick Brutus

COORDINATOR OF 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, CITY OF CHICAGO 

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Chair
Commissioner Alma E. Anaya

7TH DISTRICT COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER, CHAIR OF THE COMMISSION ON SOCIAL INNOVATION

Vice Chair

Marc J. Lane

ATTORNEY AT LAW, VICE CHAIR OF THE COMMISSION ON SOCIAL INNOVATION

Ex-Officio Advisor

Peter Creticos

PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE FOR WORK & THE ECONOMY

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Rodger Cooley

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,

CHICAGO FOOD POLICY 
ACTION COUNCIL

Kristi DeLaurentiis

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SOUTH SUBURBAN MAYORS AND MANAGERS ASSOCIATION

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Xochitl Espinosa

FOUNDER, THE CO-OP ED CENTER

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Xochitl Flores

CHIEF, COOK COUNTY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Morgan Malone

POLICY ANALYST, CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

Karin Norrington-Reaves

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, CHICAGO COOK WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIP

Wendy Raymer

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS, BMO HARRIS

Christyn Freemon

Christyn Freemon

FOUNDER & CHIEF SOLUTIONIST, PROJECT FORWARD

Ana Guajardo

Ana Guajardo

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTRO DE TRABAJADORES UNIDOS

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Ald. Maria Hadden

49TH WARD ALDERMAN, CITY OF CHICAGO

Hoard Males

Howard Males

PRESIDENT, RESEARCH PROS
CHAIRMAN, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Harold Rice

Harold Rice

PRESIDENT AND CEO, COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OF COOK COUNTY (CEDA)

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Carrie Thomas

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CHICAGO JOBS COUNCIL

John Yonan

SUPERINTENDENT, COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS