Dan Gibbons is the first CEO of the City Club of Chicago. A lifelong Chicagoan, Dan is a respected civic leader and philanthropic connector. His mission is to reimagine City Club for the next century with a focus on increasing engagement and partnerships.
Dan has 20 years of experience at the intersection of Chicago's public and private sectors, most recently as the Director of Economic Development for Clayco, a real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm based in Chicago. He is a strategic leader with extensive experience gained working alongside Richard M. Daley, Chicago's longest-serving mayor, as Assistant to the Mayor for Special Projects then as Principal at Tur Partners, Daley's global investment and advisory firm.
Dan previously served as Vice Chair of City Club. He is the founding co-chair of the Navy Pier Associates Board, board member of the Chicago Fire Department Foundation, the Ireland Funds Chicago Committee, the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago and The Magnificent Mile Association.