Loop Chicago


Standing committees have been established by the Board of Directors to provide guidance and support for the organization's program areas. The committees are chaired by members of the Board of Directors (indicated below) and regularly convene a diverse group of representatives from Loop businesses who hold a stake in the work of Chicago Loop Alliance.


The Marketing Committee works to promote the Loop as a premiere destination for people doing business, shopping, going to school or sightseeing.

Jean de St. Aubin
Executive Director, Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Aaron Gadiel
Marketing Manager, Block Thirty Seven


The Finance Committee oversees the Chicago Loop Alliance budget and works to ensure that organizational resources are used as effectively as possible.

Ronald M. Arnold
Vice President of Business Affairs, Robert Morris University

James Doria
Senior Vice President - Chicago Market Officer, InterPark, Inc.

Planning & Advocacy

The Planning & Advocacy Committee addresses construction, development, and renovation issues and plans that concern the Loop.

Stanley Nitzberg
Principal, Mid-America Real Estate Corp.

Anne Voshel
Principal, AVA Consultants / Marc Realty

Placemaking & Management

The Placemaking & Management Committee consists of urban planners, architects, property owners, academics, technologists and other downtown stakeholders who meet regularly to seek ways to enrich the public’s experience of the urban environment—ultimately creating a strong sense of local character.

Marisa Novara
Program Director, ​Metropolitan Planning Council


The Membership Committee develops and coordinates Chicago Loop Alliance events, reaches out to prospective members and advises CLA members about benefits & incentives.

Paul J. Rades
Property Manager, The Monroe Building