Michael M. Edwards, President & CEOMichael M. Edwards is the President & CEO of Chicago Loop Alliance. Since joining the organization in 2012, he has overseen CLA’s historic strategic planning process. Edwards is also a founding member of the International Business District Alliance.
Abel Rodriguez, Finance & Administration DirectorAbel reports on CLA’s finances, maintains the organization’s financial health and performs all HR duties. He also enjoys co-producing CLA’s largest fundraising event, its Annual Illumination Gala, and building relationships with member businesses.
*NOW HIRING* Operations DirectorThe Operations Director is responsible for managing SSA #1-2015, consisting of nine blocks of State Street, the Chicago Loop’s premier retail core, through the provision of enhanced services and infrastructure maintenance and repair.
*NOW HIRING* Membership Relations DirectorThe Membership Relations Director is responsible for overseeing the development and management of 300+ Chicago Loop Alliance members, partners, and donors. This position is also responsible for planning and producing all membership related events.
Ariella Gibson, Marketing and Communications CoordinatorAriella promotes compelling urban experiences for those who visit and work in the Loop.
Chicago Loop AmbassadorsChicago Loop Ambassadors provide enhanced hospitality services, foster a consistent pedestrian experience and keep State Street safe, clean and beautiful seven days a week.