Jennie Huang Bennett - City Club of Chicago
Jennie Huang Bennett

Jennie Huang Bennett

Chief Financial Officer
City of Chicago

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021
Doors Open at 12:30 pm / Event Begins at 1:00 pm

Location

Maggiano's Banquets
111 W. Grand Avenue
ChicagoIL 60654

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Speaker

Jennie Huang Bennett

Jennie Huang Bennett serves as the City of Chicago’s Chief Financial Officer. Previously the Chief Financial Officer for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), Ms. Bennett has extensive experience in managing financial turnarounds, driving cost efficiencies, managing large complex capital structures, developing governmental budgets, generating revenues through creative solutions, and finding paths toward financial stability.

Bennett has a wide range of both public sector and private sector experience. She helped lead CPS through significant financial difficulties, which have now been relieved through new, fairer educational funding. She has also served as CPS’s acting Chief Internal Auditor since 2018 and Treasurer from 2012-2016.

Prior to CPS, Bennett spent over a decade as a senior investment banker in municipal securities, managing post-recovery financing needs for New York after 9/11 and Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, large water and wastewater financings and acquisitions, stadium financings, financings for higher educational institutions as well as various types of other municipal financings.

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