Speakers

Opportunity to Action will feature some of the foremost thinkers and leaders in Opportunity Zones, and economic, community, and equitable development. They include:

Daniel Altman
Partner
Sidley Austin, LLP
Jonathan Blackburn
Partner
Sidley Austin, LLP
Benjamin Bornstein
Managing Director
Arctaris Impact Investors
John Cochrane
Manager, Policy & Programs
US Impact Investing Alliance
Maurice Cox
Commissioner, Planning & Development
City of Chicago
Monika Elgert
Vice President, Project Management
National Equity Fund
Manuel Flores
President & CEO
SomerCor
Xochitl Flores
Bureau Chief, Economic Development
Cook County
Andre Fowlkes
President
Start Co.
Steve Glickman
Founder & CEO
Develop LLC
Scott Goodman
Principal
Decennial Group/Farpoint Development
Steve Hall
Vice President and Senior Director
LISC Economic Development Lending
Dan Klaff
Attorney
Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen
Mike Lohr
Vice President, Urban Investment Group
Goldman Sachs
Samir Mayekar
Deputy Mayor, Economic and Neighborhood Development
City of Chicago
Dr. Suzet McKinney
CEO/Executive Director
Illinois Medical District
Zeb McLaurin
CEO
McLaurin Development Partners
Dr. Len Mills
President & CEO
Verte Opportunity Fund
Shannon Morgan
Managing Partner
Renovare Development
Rachel Reilly
Director of Impact Strategy
EIG
Robin Schabes
Director
Chicagoland Opportunity Zones Consortium
Julia Shin
Vice President & Managing Director, Impact Investing
Enterprise Community Partners
Matt Strauss
Co-Founder & CEO
RiseKit
William Towns
Managing Director
4S Bay Partners, LLC
Bob Tucker
COO
Chicago Community Loan Fund
Leon Walker
Managing Partner
DL3 Realty
Andrea Zopp
President/CEO
World Business Chicago