Mayor-elect Lori E. Lightfoot made the first announcement of key members of her administration's leadership team.
The senior staff announced May 15 will be part of the team responsible for carrying out the vision and values that will guide the Lightfoot administration.
The mayor-elect announced the following positions:
Jennie Huang Bennett, chief financial officer;
Maurice Classen, chief of staff;
Mark Flessner, corporation counsel;
Taylor Lewis, director of scheduling and advance
Dan Lurie, policy director;
Celia Meza, mayor's counsel and senior ethics advisor;
Candace Moore, chief equity officer;
Susie Park, budget director;
Anel Ruiz, press secretary; and
Marielle Sainvilus, communications director.
Additional staff announcements will be made over the next several weeks.