Gloria Castillo Appointed to Governor Rauner’s Bicentennial Commission
Gloria Castillo, Chicago United president and CEO, was appointed to the Illinois Bicentennial Commission on December 2, 2016, by Governor Bruce Rauner, marking the 200th anniversary of Illinois' admission to the union. The commission will seek to support, create, and implement events and activities that celebrate Illinois, while looking to create statewide initiatives that foster innovation, promote education, and provide greater opportunity for all across the state.
"The Illinois Bicentennial is an incredible opportunity to celebrate Illinois' contributions to the country and the world and plan for our next 200 years of innovation and achievements," said Governor Rauner. "I look forward to the commission's recommendations on how best to move forward to ensure that this will be a celebration to remember." Through this position, Gloria will leverage her expertise in expanding multiracial business and economic opportunity in the Chicago-land area and promote inclusion in the Bicentennial celebration.
Please join us in congratulating Gloria on this remarkable achievement.