CHICAGO – Wednesday, April 03, 2013 – Gila J. Bronner, President and C.E.O. of Bronner Group, LLC (Bronner), was recently elected to the Economic Club of Chicago. Formed in 1927, the Economic Club of Chicago serves as a vital facilitator of important discussions on the foremost social and economic issues of the day. The Economic Club of Chicago also plays an essential role in identifying and cultivating the next generation of civic and business leaders.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to join such an outstanding organization that so many of our most influential stalwarts have been a part of throughout the years,” Ms. Bronner said. “The Economic Club of Chicago continues to enlighten the dialogue surrounding the most pressing questions facing our society and I hope that I am able to add to its tradition of inspiring, elevating, and mentoring the leaders of tomorrow.”
Ms. Bronner, a certified public accountant, founded Chicago-based Bronner in 1987. She was previously with the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and Peat Marwick (now KPMG). Ms. Bronner is a recognized thought leader who writes and lectures extensively on numerous public sector issues. She serves on several boards and committees including the Board of Directors of the Illinois Finance Authority (as Audit Committee Chair), the Data Board of Advisors for the Washington-based Data Transparency Coalition, and CJE SeniorLife’s Administrative Services Committee, and was a member of the former City of Chicago Mayor’s Council of Technology Advisors. Accounting Today, a leading trade periodical, named Ms. Bronner one of the top 100 most influential people in accounting for two consecutive years.