Consultants

Our last name is "Collaborative", and we really can't do anything by ourselves. We hire and work with some of the best thinkers in civic innovation, helping build companies and grow the sector.

Project Consultants

Andrew Briggs

Andrew Briggs is currently the lead developer on the Chicago Health Atlas and the Chicago Early Learning Portal projects. He ...

Andrew Seeder

Seeder came on board in May 2014 to help with the Chicago School of Data Conference after doing some data ...

Angel Rodriguez

Angel currently serves as the documenter for CUTGroup. See his work on the Smart Chicago Flickr. He also served as ...

Cathy Deng

Cathy Deng is lead developer for the Expunge.io project. We first started working with Cathy in our open office hours ...

David Rundell

David Rundell currently serves as the documenter for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Venue Licensing Toolkit ...

Diana Beasly

Diana Beasley of Management Synergistics helps manage our Smart Health Centers project ...
Smart Chicago Consultant Josh Kalov of Kalov Strategies

Josh Kalov

Josh Kalov of Kalov Strategies leads our Cook County Open Data project. Josh also advises Smart Chicago and several of ...

Laurenellen McCann

Laurenellen McCann is leading the Experimental Modes project, focusing on needs-responsive, community-driven processes for creating technology with real people and ...

Lindsay Muscato

Lindsay Muscato serves as the editor on Smart Chicago publications. including the CUTGroup Book, The @CivicWhitaker Anthology, and Experimental Modes ...

Oprima-1

Oprima-1 is a program aimed at people who want to learn English and also become professionally trained to work in ...
Smart Chicago Consultant Patrice Coleman

Patrice Coleman

Patrice Coleman works as a manager in our Smart Health Centers project and previously served as a manager for Chicago ...

Suzanne Connor

Suzanne Connor has been active in community arts, juvenile justice, and grantmaking for 30 years. Recently retired from her position ...

Chicago Health Corps Members

Anne Lin

Lin is currently serving as a Chicago Health Corps Member-Health Navigator with Smart Chicago at the Cook County Health and ...

Katie Reed

Reed is a recent graduate of St. Olaf College in Minnesota. She studied Psychology and Sociology/Anthropology with a concentration in ...

Michelle Vu

Vu is a recent graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. As an ...

Navigators

Bendarius King

King served as the lead instructor for the Youth-LedTech | Summer 2015 program at North Lawndale Site. Ben is a ...

Daniel Broome

Broome started with the Smart Chicago Collaborative's Smart Health Centers project in April 2015. Having worked with non-profits in the ...

Farhad Ghamsari

Farhad first joined Smart Chicago as an AmeriCorps volunteer. His passion for health and technology convinced us he should stay ...

Kymon Odukoya

Kymon Odukoya has worked in the greater Chicago community for over 15 years. He has held various positions of civic ...

We like to think of Smart Chicago as a "way station for smart people". Once you work with us, we're happy to see you move on, but we never let you go. Go here to see all of consultants who are not currently working an active project and our inaugural Youth-Led Tech instructor team, many of whom moved on to other positions.

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