Staff - City Club of Chicago


Dan Gibbons - Chief Executive Officer

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 Tru 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. 

Amanda Agosti - Programming and Events

Amanda Agosti develops programs and special events for City Club of Chicago. She joined the City Club team in 2015. Amanda has over 15 years of experience in event production and non-profit management. She is a graduate of DePaul University. 

Dot Coyle - Marketing and Communications

Dot Coyle manages marketing and communications for City Club of Chicago. She served as Director of Tourism for the City of Chicago from 1998-2011. Dot's consulting background covers a range of sectors including hospitality and tourism, safety, science, healthcare, retail and education. 

Mary Beth Herr - Strategy and Operations

Mary Beth Herr directs the strategy and operations for City Club of Chicago. Mary Beth has 20+ years of public and private sector experience in design and planning. Past projects include the rehabilitation and reengagement of several historic City assets including the Chicago Cultural Center and the Historic Water Tower.