Chris Lentino | Director of Outreach

Director of Outreach


Chris Lentino is the Illinois Policy Institute’s director of outreach, focusing on developing and implementing strategies to help taxpayers start Illinois’ comeback story.

Prior to joining the Institute’s Government Affairs team, Chris worked as a legislative research analyst for Alderman Edward M. Burke, managing legislative projects to conserve city funds and address critical social issues.

Chris graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in criminal justice. He earned a master’s degree in political science/public policy from Loyola University Chicago in 2007.