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Executive Personnel

Director’s Office

Sylvia Garcia

Assistant Director (Acting)
Khama Sharp

Chief of Staff
Vanessa Uribe

Chief Operating Officer
Kimberly Hill

General Counsel
Garrett Carter

Real Estate and Tax Incentive Admin.
Lisa Clemmons Stott

Policy Development, Planning and Research
Jason Horwitz

Media Relations Director
Emily Bolton

Program Offices

Illinois Office of Broadband
Matt Schmit

Illinois Office of Business Development
Cas Peters

Illinois Office of Community Assistance
David Wortman

Illinois Office of Community Development
Wendy Bell

Illinois Office of Employment & Training
Julio Rodriguez 

Illinois Office of Entrepreneurship Innovation & Technology
Kristi Dula

Illinois Film Office
Peter Hawley

Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment
Rebecca A. Estrada

Illinois Office of Regional Economic Development
Aly Grady

Illinois Office of Tourism

Illinois Office of Trade & Investment
Margo Markopoulos

Illinois Works
Norman Ruano

Local Government
Monica Bristow

Administrative Offices

Chief Accountability Officer
Jared Walkowitz

Chief Financial Officer
Phil Keshen

Chief Information Officer
Julio C. Rodriguez

EO Compliance
Angie Skinner

External Relations      

Grants Management
David Parr

Management Operations

Human Resources   
Brandy Evans

Internal Audit

Legislative Affairs
Tito Quiñones

Candyce Thompson