Andrea Zopp Named Deputy Mayor and
Chief Neighborhood Officer by Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Former U.S. Senate Candidate Andrea Zopp, a Chicago United 2005 Business Leader of Color, has been named Deputy Mayor and Chief Neighborhood Officer by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. According to a press release by the City of Chicago, Zopp will drive the Mayor’s neighborhood strategy designed to improve the quality of life in every corner of the city. The former president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League, Zopp brings an impressive record to the newly created role, a record of building stronger neighborhoods, driving economic opportunity, improving our schools, and reducing crime on our streets.

“I have known Andrea Zopp for years, and like many people in this city, I know she has the credentials, the credibility, and the commitment to our communities to deliver on our mission of building safer and stronger neighborhoods from the inside out,” said Mayor Emanuel. “From the classroom to the boardroom to the courtroom, she has a long record of opening doors of opportunity for residents in every part of Chicago and I know she will help create a new standard for our most struggling neighborhoods.”

As the new Deputy Mayor, Zopp will be responsible for making sure every city project and every city dollar expands opportunities for Chicagoans. She leads the charge to drive the work of the administration through the lens of building better neighborhoods and improving city services, infrastructure, economic development, and expanding opportunities in struggling communities.

Please join us in congratulating Andrea on her new role as Deputy Mayor and Chief Neighborhood Officer.

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