Sean McCarthy

Sean McCarthy

*Representing the Office of the Govenor

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Acting Director, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Sean McCarthy was formerly the Deputy Chief of Staff for Congressman Randy Hultgren and a Senior Community Relations Director at Nicor Gas. Prior to joining the utility, Sean worked at Lake County Partners and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs where he gained economic development experience at the county and state level.  McCarthy earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts and received his M.B.A. at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois.


*non-voting appointment