Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton have announced the formation and members of the transition’s Job Creation and Economic Opportunity Committee. Among the committee members are GPEDC CEO, Chris Setti, and Peoria County Board Member, Allen Mayer. The committee is one of several working groups of the transition made up of subject-matter experts who will advise and guide the incoming Pritzker-Stratton administration.
“The Job Creation and Economic Opportunity Committee will help shape the incoming administration’s policy on helping small businesses expand and giving them the tools to grow,”said Omar Duque, President of the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council. “Proposals like expanding access to capital, rebuilding small business development centers, and guaranteeing truth in lending for small business borrowers will help jumpstart the Illinois economy and benefit residents and businesses across the state.” (source: jbpritzker.com)
Stay tuned for more information as we learn more about the committee’s work.