Staff


Haven Allen

Strategy Manager, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Tom Bartkoski

Director of International Business Development

Olivia Binder

Executive Assistant

Lindsay Broughel

Plan Associate, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Lori Bush

Director of Economic Development

Kyle DeGiulio

Director of Business Development

Loren Dinneen

Program Manager, 1000 Jobs for Chicagoland Manufacturing, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

JoAnn Eckmann

Special Projects Coordinator (Consultant)

Valerie Egon

Research Analyst

Myrna Farmer

Chief of Staff to the President & CEO

Vernita Gary

Administrative Assistant

Liz Jellema

Director of Research

Eileen Lopez

Graphic Designer

Shannon McGhee

Communications Manager

Joy Lyu Monahan

General Counsel and Director of Special Projects

Philip Nevels

Executive Director, ChicagoNEXT

Carolyn Kae Phillips

Strategic Initiatives

John Ramirez

Deputy Director, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Yolanda Richards

Business Development Associate

Maggie Rosado

Executive Assistant

Thru Shivakumar

Strategy Manager, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Carrie Simmons

Director of Operations

Andrew Spinelli

Director of Global Strategic Initiatives

Karley Sweet

Public Relations (Consultant)

Tanya Tan

Associate Director of International Business Development

Wendi Taylor Nations

Chief Marketing Officer

Laura Williams

Strategy Manager, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs