Rebekah Scheinfeld is the President and CEO. She has built a career tackling challenging urban development issues through her work in both the public and private sectors. Most recently she served as Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation, working to ensure Chicago has a strong, vibrant, accessible transportation network that provides a foundation for a thriving economy in the 21st Century. Rebekah was previously the Chief Planning Officer and a Senior Vice President at the Chicago Transit Authority, where she handled strategic planning for major capital projects including the Red Purple Modernization and Red Line Extension, and introduction of Bus Rapid Transit service improvements. Scheinfeld has a BA in Urban Studies from Brown University and both her JD and MBA from Northwestern University. She lives with her family in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago.