Lori Healey is the executive director of the Chicago G8 NATO Host Committee. Previously, Ms. Healey has been the President of the Chicago 2016 Olympics bid committee, chief of staff to former Mayor Richard M. Daley, and head of the city’s planning department. Currently, she is on leave from John Buck Co. where she is currently a principal.
In regards to the NATO/G8 Summits, Lori Healey will be the liaison to the White House, city and state governments. Ms. Healey will be meeting with community and business groups to explain the NATO/G8 summits. She will also be working with John Bryan to raise the $40 million to $65 million that is needed for these summits.
According to the Crain’s Article on Lori Healey, friends and former colleagues say she is well suited to be the executive director of the Chicago G8 Host Committee. The article describes her as “disciplined and patient. Doesn’t lose her temper. Always sticks to the script.”