April 15, 2015

Statement From Mayor Emanuel on Lori Healey’s Appointment As New Ceo of Metropolitan Pier And Exposition Authority (MPEA)

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“Lori Healey’s experience from the public and private sectors will be a tremendous asset in taking Chicago’s visitor and convention industry to the next level. So I am excited that she is coming on board to oversee the critical projects that the MPEA is undertaking to help us tap the full potential of Chicago’s visitor and convention industry. Lori will play a vital role in helping us grow tourism to 55 million visitors annually, create new jobs and bring economic growth to every part of the City of Chicago. I look forward to working with Lori in this essential role for Chicago.”