Chicago: Mayor Brandon Johnson Appoints Sydney Holman to Serve as Deputy Mayor of Intergovernmental Affairs
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CHICAGO ~ Today, Mayor Brandon Johnson of Chicago announced the appointment of Sydney Holman as the Deputy Mayor of Intergovernmental Affairs. In this role, Holman will be responsible for leading Mayor Johnson's legislative priorities at the city, state and federal levels.

Mayor Johnson expressed his gratitude to Beth Beatty who served the City of Chicago admirably and championed some historic pieces of legislation over the past six months. He wished her all the best in the future.

Holman expressed her top priority to work with Chicago City Council and all levels of government to pass transformative legislation for the working people and families of the City of Chicago. She said she was honored to serve this great city and looked forward to working with Mayor Johnson to continue investing in people and moving an historic legislative agenda.

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Holman most recently worked at Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies where she assisted clients with legislative strategy and policy advocacy across a diverse range of topics. She has also served as Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs and as House Liaison of Legislative Affairs with the Office of Governor JB Pritzker, Legislative Coordinator for State Legislative Affairs for the Office of the President of the Cook County Board, and as a research and appropriations analyst for the Office of the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. Holman earned her bachelor's degree from Columbia College Chicago and is an MBA candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Mayor Johnson expressed his confidence in Holman's ability to bring people together and find compromises that work for all parties involved, but most importantly, that work for residents and communities in Chicago. He said that her vast array experience would prove invaluable as they tackle some challenging issues facing their city.

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