Chris Lentino | Manager of Chicago Outreach


Chris Lentino is the Illinois Policy Institute’s manager of Chicago outreach, focusing on government relations and the legislative process in the Chicago City Council.

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.