Daniel T. Gibbons

Director of Economic Development

Dan Gibbons serves Clayco as Director of Economic Development.  Gibbons, a life-long Chicagoan, advisor to Mayors and respected philanthropic and civic engagement connector, works to expand Clayco’s development, design and construction business throughout the Chicago region.

Dan currently serves as founding co-Chair of Navy Pier’s Associates Board, is on the Board of Directors of the Magnificent Mile Association, the New Coast Foundation and the Chicago Fire Department Foundation, the Auxiliary Board of the Shedd Aquarium, the Young Leaders Steering Committee of the American Ireland Fund, the Congressional Medal of Honor Chicago Host Committee and the Board of Regents for St. Ignatius College Prep.  He is a Senior Advisor to the mayoral transition of Lori E. Lightfoot and also advises the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, the US Conference of Mayors, and numerous startup companies and non-profit organizations.  Dan received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza School of Business and his BA in Political Science from Marquette University.  He lives in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood with his wife, Kate and their two young sons.


Symposia for the Academy of Achievement
Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
Great Lakes Cities Initiative


M.B.A., University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza School of Business| Notre Dame, Indiana
B.A., Marquette University | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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