As an 18+ year veteran with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity/Illinois Office of Tourism (DCEO/IOT), Greg’s current responsibilities serve to administer, define/implement policy, goals and objectives as it relates to the Local Tourism and Convention Bureau (LTCB) program. Greg serves as the DCEO/IOT representative with the Sports Illinois/ICCVB niche market program, Illinois Inter-Agency Bikeway Council and the Illinois Greenways and Trails Council.
During his tenure Greg has managed many of DCEO/IOT’s tourism programs including but not limited to TAP, Private Sector & the International grant programs. Previous responsibilities include representation on the GOMB/Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Merit Based review committee during the GATA development stage, lead contact and development of creating program rules, policy interpretation, guidance and technical assistance for the Municipal Convention Center and Sports Facility Incentive Program among several other key tourism program developments.
Greg is a graduate of the University of Illinois/Springfield.