The Wharton Club of Chicago and Illinois Policy Institute May 2nd Event
Discussion of Public Policy with John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute
Please join us for what promises to be an engaging discussion of public policy issues facing the Chicago land area, the state of Illinois and the entire nation. This event, hosted by Ted Dabrowski, Wharton Alum and Vice President of Policy at the Illinois Policy Institute, will take place in the beautiful Library at 190 South LaSalle and will feature a talk by John Tillman, CEO of Illinois Policy Institute.
Event: John Tillman, CEO of Illinois Policy Institute
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Location: 190 S. LaSalle, 40th Floor Library, Chicago, IL 60603
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About John Tillman:
John Tillman serves as CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute. A successful entrepreneur, John has built and led organizations in the arenas of political activism, retailing, e-commerce and internet access. His business experience has given him firsthand knowledge of the power of free markets and the importance of accountable government. In 2011, John won the prestigious Roe Award for his leadership, innovation and accomplishments in the world of public policy. The Roe Award pays tribute to those in the state public policy movement whose achievements have greatly advanced the free market philosophy.
John previously served as president and COO of the Sam Adams Alliance and Foundation during their start-up phase. Prior to his time with Sam Adams, he served as president and director of Americans for Limited Government, where he helped ALG grow from a single, part-time employee in May of 2004 to a staff of approximately 25 that had a significant impact on political activity in 13 states in 2006. An experienced speaker on the principles of liberty and the role of government in our society, John has appeared in media outlets ranging from FOX News Channel to National Public Radio, and is a regular guest on top Chicago radio shows.
John has been involved with a number of civic organizations, including serving in the voluntary capacity of village president in his community. He is a former vice president of the Board of Directors at the Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club in Chicago. John and his wife, Julie, live in the north suburbs of Chicago, where they are raising their 13-year-old daughter, Lauren.