We pursue projects that will improve the educational system for all who live here.
Developing and advocating for policies and practices that will restore the State of Illinois to fiscal stability.
Developing and driving initiatives that promote technological innovation in the Chicago region.
Through these efforts we work to solidify and enhance Chicago’s position as a global transportation hub.
Our leaders are committed to solving the key issues facing the region.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago
Civic Committee in the News
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CTA proposes $1.6B budget without service cuts or fare hikes, hoping for federal stimulus
P33 builDs platform with partners to track and monitor COVID-19 cases in Chicagoland
Since our founding in 1983 by the Commercial Club of Chicago, we have been committed to making our region a better place for everyone to live, work, and do business. We’re passionate about bringing out the best in the region for the benefit of all who live here.
While our priorities have evolved over time, we remain focused on the issues that support the region’s vitality.