Chapter News

Bio: Executive Director Cory Poris Plasch

Cory Poris Plasch joined the Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University in 2014. She is a research associate at CGS and assists with association management and public management and training. The Ely Chapter of LAI is one of several accounts Cory manages. Prior to joining […]

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Job Post- The Parking Spot

Project Manager- Development Position Available at The Parking Spot   Title:                            Project Manager – Development Reports to:                   SVP, Development and Managing Director, Asset Management Company:                    The Parking Spot   The Parking Spot develops, owns and operates near-airport parking in the United States stretching […]

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Obituary for Ely Member and Leader, Len Caldeira

We are very saddened to learn of the passing of longtime member and former board member, Len Caldeira. Service information can be found at http://bit.ly/1ifQFSv

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Job Post- Various Opportunities at IFF

IFF is a mission-driven lender, real estate consultant, and developer that helps communities thrive by creating opportunities for low-income communities and people with disabilities. Key to our success has been a deep sense of purpose, a broad perspective, and a relentless focus on achieving positive results. Social […]

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New Member Reception Recap

We had a great turnout and great weather to welcome the Ely Chapter Class of 2015 at the Cliff Dwellers club on Wednesday, July 29th.  Here are a few snapshots from the evening:  

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Structured Development in the News

Crain’s Chicago covered upcoming projects from Structured Development in the Clybourn Corridor.  Ely member (and Structured Principal) Mike Drew is quoted.

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Job Post: Financial Advisor at Ehlers

With 60 years of experience in navigating the maze of financial options, Ehlers has been helping local governments in the Upper Midwest to build better communities. Our team of experts offers clients the best in a variety of economic development and municipal financial services.   We currently have […]

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Shymanski Dedication Brings Pullman Honor

President Obama is announcing the designation of Chicago’s Pullman Park as a national monument. This is the first such designation in the City of Chicago. Long time Ely member, Michael Shymanski, is the president of the Historic Pullman Foundation and has worked for decades to get this […]

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2015 Call for Nominations Open; Deadline is 2/27

The Ely Chapter of Lambda Alpha International is initiating a new class of highly accomplished leaders representing the diverse professional disciplines related to land economics.  Please identify potential members who you feel will benefit as much as you have from all the Ely Chapter has to offer […]

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Obituary for Longtime Ely member, Suhail al Chalabi

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of longtime Ely member, Suhail al Chalabi.  Some of his many accomplishments are highlighted in a Chicago Tribune obituary here.

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