Steve Chirico Article

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Steve Chirico
Mayor of Naperville, Illinois
Assumed office
May 3, 2015 (2015-May-03)
Preceded by A. George Pradel
Member of the Naperville City Council
In office
2011–2015
Personal details
Born1960 (age 57–58)
Naperville, Illinois
Spouse(s)Julie
ChildrenSeven children
Residence Naperville, Illinois
Alma mater Northern Illinois University
ProfessionBusiness Owner

Steve Chirico (born 1960) [1] is an American politician and the Mayor of Naperville, Illinois. [2] He was elected as George Pradel's successor on April 7, 2015, being sworn in on May 3, 2015. [3] He is a past member of the Naperville City Council, defeating fellow city Council member Doug Krause, who ran for office in 1991, 1995, 2003, and 2007. Chirico emphasized his success as a business owner in Naperville during the election, specifically his position as founder and president of Great Western Flooring, which is now run by his daughters. [4] He and his wife Julie have 7 children; Lauren, Jenna, Dana, Tara, Austin, Jonathon and Kayla [1] [5] He attended Northern Illinois University. [5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Official Site of the City of Naperville, IL || Mayor Steve Chirico". naperville.il.us. Retrieved 2015-11-11.
  2. ^ "Naperville elects Steve Chirico as first new mayor in 20 years | abc7chicago.com". abc7chicago.com. Retrieved 2015-11-11.
  3. ^ "Naperville leadership transitions to new Mayor Chirico". dailyherald.com. Retrieved 2015-11-11.
  4. ^ "Chirico Best Choice to lead Naperville post-Pradel". dailyherald.com. Retrieved 2016-03-19.
  5. ^ a b "Chirico for Naperville Mayor - About Steve". chiricoformayor.com. Retrieved 2015-11-11.