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Meghan Harte Named LISC Chicago’s Executive Director

Published: April 19, 2016

Meghan Harte, who most recently served as Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Deputy Chief of Staff, is the new executive director of LISC Chicago. LISC Chicago connects neighborhoods to the resources they need to become stronger and healthier.

"As a public servant and a veteran of two mayoral administrations, Meghan comes to LISC with a keen understanding on what it takes to forge public, private and community partnerships to build healthier communities" said Raul I. Raymundo, CEO of The Resurrection Project. "Her knowledge of affordable housing, local business development and overall community development will be a great asset to LISC."

Prior to working in the Mayor’s office Meghan was Vice President at AECOM. Previously, she was the Managing Director, Resident Services for the Chicago Housing Authority. Additionally, Meghan served as a deputy chief of staff for Mayor Richard M. Daley and held positions surrounding the 1996 Democratic National Convention and the 2012 NATO Host Committee.

"Meghan has the talent, experience and, most importantly, passion to ably lead LISC as we find ways to expand our support for community development in Chicago,” said Rich Sciortino, the chair of LISC Chicago’s board of advisors.

Meghan holds a B.S. degree from Vanderbilt University and received her JD, Law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

“LISC Chicago is a national leader in comprehensive community development with a strong network of community partners, a committed board of advisors, and talented staff,” said Meghan. “I am excited to join the team and provide leadership in delivering LISC Chicago’s mission of connecting neighborhoods to the resources they need to be stronger and healthier.”

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