Hugh Elliott named private sector co-chair of Choose DuPage Economic Development Alliance Board
Choose DuPage recently announced that Dugan & Lopatka’s Audit & Review principal, Hugh Elliott, has been named private sector co-chair of the Choose DuPage Economic Development Alliance, joining chairman of DuPage County Board and public sector co-chair, Dan Cronin. Hugh will serve as elected private sector co-chair for a two-year term.
“Choose DuPage plays an important role in the success of DuPage County,” Hugh noted. “As we navigate the reopening of our economy in the coming months, public and private sector collaboration will be critical. As the collective voice of the business community, Choose DuPage opens the dialogue for these important discussions.”
A long-time Choose DuPage board member, Hugh moves into his new role as co-chair after having served on the board of directors for Choose DuPage since 2007.
In his position at Dugan & Lopatka, Hugh oversees the firm’s audit & review practice for privately held businesses in a wide variety of industries as well as for nonprofit organizations.
“Hugh is a respected business leader with an unwavering commitment to serve DuPage County’s business community. His dedication to the mission of Choose DuPage and to supporting economic development in our region makes him the right choice to help our Choose DuPage members, and all our local businesses navigate these unique and challenging times. Together we will continue to foster a collaborative public/private partnership that encourages prosperity for DuPage,” said DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin.
Hugh assumes the position of private-sector co-chair following Ahmed Elganzouri, deputy general counsel at Edward-Elmhurst Health. Elganzouri served as private-sector co-chair for two years from 2018-2020.
Choose DuPage is the regional economic development organization for DuPage County, Illinois. A public/private partnership, Choose DuPage is dedicated to advancing DuPage County as a premier global business location. Geographically desirable and with a highly skilled labor force, DuPage County offers a diverse economy, friendly business climate, and substantial transportation network. Choose DuPage leverages these benefits to retain and attract business, support local economic development efforts, and address policy issues critical to the needs of business.