Staff


Leroy Allala

Executive Director, Chicago Sister Cities International

Sean Anderson

Communications Associate

Tom Bartkoski

Director of International Business Development

Ben Berlin

Corporate Engagement Manager

Lindsay Broughel

Senior Plan Associate

Lori Bush

Director of Economic Development

Genevieve Coady

Executive Director, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Dennis Craig

Chief Operating Officer

Becky Cundiff

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Kyle DeGiulio

Director of Business Development

Ieva Dilytė

Manager of International Programs, Chicago Sister Cities International

JoAnn Eckmann

Special Projects Coordinator (Consultant)

Valerie Egon

Research Analyst

Myrna Farmer

Administrative Chief of Staff

Vernita Gary

Administrative Assistant

Thomas Hulseman

Managing Director, Metro Chicago Exports

Liz Jellema

Director of Research

Heather Joerger

Manager of International Programs, Chicago Sister Cities International

Benjamin Kelner

Senior Manager of International Programs, Chicago Sister Cities International

Erik Kinnhammar

Manager of International Programs, Chicago Sister Cities International

Alejandro Leza

Program Manager, CASE

Eileen Lopez

Graphic Designer

Joy Lyu Monahan

General Counsel and Director of Special Projects

Anel Montes

Director of International Programs, Chicago Sister Cities International

Nitika Nautiyal

Executive Director, CASE

Carolyn Kae Phillips

Strategic Initiatives

John Ramirez

Director of Special Projects

Lisa Reijula

Program Manager, Metro Chicago Exports

Yolanda Richards

Business Development Associate

Maggie Rosado

Executive Assistant

Carrie Simmons

Director of Operations

Suzanne Smigielski

Administrative Assistant

Andrew Spinelli

Director of Global Strategic Initiatives

Erin Sullivan

Program Manager, 1,000 Jobs Campaign

Karley Sweet

Public Relations (Consultant)

Tanya Tan

Associate Director of International Business Development

Wendi Taylor Nations

Chief Marketing Officer

Adrienne Tongate

Deputy Director, Chicago Sister Cities International

Bailey Warren

Project Coordinator, 1,000 Jobs Campaign

Jessica Wiltse

Communications Manager