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Record #: R2014-858   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 11/19/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 11/19/2014
Title: Gratitude extended to Stephanie D. Neely for distinguished service as City Treasurer
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Burke, Edward M., Dowell, Pat, Burns, William D., Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Holmes, Natashia, Harris, Michelle A., Beale, Anthony, Balcer, James, Foulkes, Toni, Thompson, JoAnn, Thomas, Latasha R., Lane, Lona, Willie B. Cochran, Brookins, Jr., Howard, Chandler, Michael D., Solis, Daniel, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Graham, Deborah L., Ervin, Jason C., Austin, Carrie M., Mitts, Emma
Attachments: 1. R2014-858.pdf

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ALDERMEN EDWARD M BURKE. PA! DOWEU. WILLIAM BURNS. LESLIE HAIRSTON. RODERICK SAWYER. MICHELLE HARRIS. ANTHONY BEALE
JIM BALCER. TONI FOULKES. JOANN THOMPSON LATASHSA THOMAS LONA LANE. WILLIE COCHRAN, HOWARO BROOKINS MICHAEL
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
.XH^DIER DANIEL SOLIS. WAITER BURNET1, DEBORAH GRAHAM JASON ERVIN. CARRIE AUSTIN
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rVrlCTCWS ' w'*n heavy hearts at our imminent loss, tempered by happiness for the success of our dear colleague, the Members of this Body take note that Stephanie D. Neely, a widely respected and admired elected official, has resigned as City of Chicago Treasurer, effective November 30, 2014, to join Allstate Corporation as Vice President of Treasury; and

WHEREAS, A Chicago native who grew up on the City's South side, Ms. Neely earned a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Smith College, and a Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Appointed as City Treasurer by Mayor Richard M. Daley in December, 2006 and then elected to the post in 2007, Ms. Neely overwhelmingly won re-election for a second term in February 2011; and

WHEREAS, As the City's treasurer and chief investment officer, Ms. Neely, who was responsible for managing the City's multi-billion dollar portfolio, reĀ­invented the Treasurer's Office with new programs that better served the citizens of Chicago, including developing and implementing programs that fostered and promoted the economic vitality of the City's neighborhoods, improved the financial literacy of its residents, and helped strengthen small businesses by providing access to affordable capital; and

WHEREAS, As City Treasurer, Ms. Neely served as a trustee on five public pensions, where she brought her financial expertise to help the funds post double-digit returns on fund investments during her tenure; and

WHEREAS, Ms. Neely brought more than two d...

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