Staff


Alya Adamany Woods

Executive Director, ChicagoNEXT

Leroy Allala

Executive Vice President, World Business Chicago

Executive Director, Chicago Sister Cities International

Sean Anderson

Communications Specialist

Tom Bartkoski

Director of International Business Development

Ben Berlin

Director of Corporate Partnerships

Lori Bush

Vice President of Business Development

Phoebe Chen

Anchor Relationship Manager, CASE

Genevieve Coady

Executive Vice President, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Brenna Conway

ThinkChicago Program Manager, ChicagoNEXT

Dennis Craig

Chief Operating Officer

Kyle DeGiulio

Director of Business Development

Ieva Dilytė

Senior Manager of International Programs, Chicago Sister Cities International

Amy Ellingson

Research Manager

Ashley Renee Evans

Business Relationship Manager, CASE

Myrna Farmer

Administrative Chief of Staff

Paula Galbraith

Financial Accounting Consultant

Terrance Hall

Manager of Cluster Growth

Tiffany Hamel-Johnson

Executive Vice President of Strategy

Benjamin Kelner

Director, Strategy and External Relations, Chicago Sister Cities International

Abin Kuriakose

Program Manager, ChicagoNEXT

Alejandro Leza

Program Manager, CASE

Jennifer Lowe

Executive Assistant

Fiona Marnik Said

Business Analyst, CASE

Ella McCann

International Program Associate, Chicago Sister Cities International

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

Jimmy Odom

Director of Inclusive Entrepreneurship, ChicagoNEXT

Shumeca Pickett

Director of Civic Partnerships

Yolanda Richards

Manager of Business Development

Maggie Rosado

Senior Administrative Assistant

Ayris Scales

Vice President, Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Carrie Simmons

Director of Operations and Human Resources

Kathryn Snorrason

Anchor Relationship Manager, CASE

Andrew Spinelli

Director of Global Strategic Initiatives

Erin Sullivan

Manager of Workforce Development

Karley Sweet

Public Relations Specialist (Consultant)

Tanya Tan

Associate Director of International Business Development

Adrienne Tongate

Deputy Director, Chicago Sister Cities International

Benjamin Van Loon

Communications Manager

Dennis Vicchiarelli

Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Business Development

Laura Williams

Strategy Manager, Metro Chicago Exports

Jessica Wiltse

Communications Manager

Andrea Zopp

President & CEO