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BRG Managing Director Peggy Daley Appointed to Search Committee for Next Chicago Inspector General

October 20, 2021

BRG announced that Peggy Daley has been appointed as chair of the Ethics and Government Oversight Committee charged with selecting Chicago’s next inspector general. Daley is one of three picks for the search committee by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Lightfoot’s picks, along with those picks made by Chair Ald. Michele Smith (43rd Ward), will serve on the five-member search committee.

“I’m honored to serve on the committee,” said Daley, an expert in conducting complex investigations on behalf of boards of directors, senior management, outside counsel and regulators. “This is a vital role, and I look forward to working with my fellow committee members to secure the right person as Chicago’s next inspector general.”

Daley is experienced in matters relating to government ethics. She served as the chairman of the Cook County Board of Ethics, which oversees the governance of the Cook County Ethics Ordinance over 22,000 Cook County employees and officeholders. She serves on the state board overseeing the licensing of private detectives and security professionals. She is a Life Trustee of the Better Government Association, where she previously served as the chair of the board of directors. Additionally, Daley is a nationally recognized data analytics expert and has led high-profile cybersecurity and trade secret theft investigations.

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