Welcome Our New Maggie’s List Illinois State Chair Laura Anderson!
It is with great excitement to welcome another new State Chair for Maggie’s list in this week’s newsletter. Over the past 5 weeks, we have welcomed five new chairs looking to spread the message of Maggie’s List across their state. This week, we welcome Laura Anderson as the new Illinois State Chair!
Laura spent the first 16 years of her career working with the Illinois Legislature in various policy and management positions. She later became Chief of Staff for Lee Daniels, former Speaker and Leader in the Illinois House of Representatives. In these years she was involved in the state budgeting process and legislative affairs, including issues relating to human services.
Laura is a frequent speaker on not-for-profit organizational, board development and fund raising topics. She has more than 25 years of experience securing private and public financial support for a variety of organizations. Laura has blended her years of experience in event management and fundraising from creating & executing a Millennium event for charity that raised $1.2 million at Navy Pier to other small, intimate events with a major donor focus.
Laura has served on several not-for-profit boards including the ARC of Illinois, the Illinois Channel and various women’s business development groups. She is married to Chris Kachiroubas, Clerk of the DuPage County Circuit Court and has three wonderful children, Alex, Chandler and Tess.