Jesús "Chuy" García

​Cook County Commissioner


Chair


Commissioner Garcia represents the 7th 

District of Cook County, and serves as Chairman of the Commission on Social Innovation.

Victor B. Dickson

PRESIDENT & CEO         

Safer Foundation


Commissioner

Committee: Chair of Social Capital



The Commission was established via ordinance on April 12, 2016.  Commission Jesús "Chuy" García was the chief sponsor of the ordinance that called for "ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON SOCIAL INNOVATION FOR JOB CREATION, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION, AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT." Commissioner García has appointed the members of the commission, that which includes Vice Chairman Marc Lane - former chairman of the State of Illinois Social Innovation Task Force, and economic development expert and author.  Together, they have assembled a great cohort for the Cook County Commission on Social Innovation that is made up thoughts leaders in the non-profit sector, Cook County government heads of department, economic development experts and community builders.   






 

Jay Stewart
Chief

Cook County Bureau of Economic DevelopmentCommissioner



Mike Hobbs
CEO

Engineered Glass Products

Commissioner



Marc Loveless

Commissioner

Committee: Social Capital



Marc j. lane

ATTORNEY AT LAWFounder of Law of Offices of Marc J. Lane & Marc J. Lane Wealth Group


Vice Chair



Valerie F. Leonard 

Expert in Community and Organizational Development

Commissioner



peter creticos

PRESIDENT & CEO

Institute for Work & Economy


Ex-Officio 

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David DOIG
President

Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives


Commissioner



ANA GUAJARDO
Executive director

United Workers' Center/Centro de Trabajadores Unidos

Commissioner



wendy raymer

DIRECTOR -  U.S. COMMUNITY AFFAIRS BMO HARRIS BANK


Commissioner

Committee: Chair of Financial Capital



Matt Erickson
Executive Director

Digital Privacy Alliance

Commissioner



Reggie greenwood 

Deputy Director of Economic Development

South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association

Commissioner



Xochitl ESPINOSA

Worker Cooperative Developer & Founder, The Co-op Ed Center

Commissioner



Howard Males

​CEO of Research Pros, Inc. & Chairman – Economic Development Advisory Committee for Cook County (EDAC)


Commissioner



Harold Rice

PRESIDENT AND CEOCommunity and Economic Development Association of Cook County, Inc. (CEDA)

Commissioner



John Yonan
Superintendant

Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways

Commissioner



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Emile cambry jr.
Founder         

Blue | 1647

Commissioner​






Sue Sadlowski Garza 
Alderman, 10th Ward

Commissioner



Cook County Commission on 

Social Innovation

118 N. Clark, RM 567

c/0 District 7

Chicago, IL 60602

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COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON

SOCIAL INNOVATION

Carrie thomas
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Chicago Jobs Council

Commissioner



MORGAN MALONE
Project manager         

Englewood Quality of Life Plan

Commissioner​





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