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6/21 - APA-CMS Program: E-Commerce & Vibrant Communities

Updated: Jan 2, 2020

E-Commerce is impacting the role of retail and industrial development in communities across Illinois. In planning, retail is often used to attract visitors or increase activity in a community. As e-commerce changes key elements of local economies and planning efforts, this panel will discuss the future implications from a both placemaking and economic perspective.

DATE: Thu, June 21, 2018

TIME: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM CDT CM: 1.5 CM Credits Pending

LOCATION: Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St., Elmhurst, IL 60126

SPEAKERS John Morris, Executive Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield. John is the Leader of Cushman and Wakefield's Industrial Services group for the Americas. He has responsibility for the Industrial service line at Cushman and Wakefield, working with clients including Kohl’s, Gap, Southern Wine & Spirits, Home Depot, Starbucks, Unilever, Chrysler, Five Below, and General Motors. Mr. Morris is experienced in leading supply chain transformation initiatives at Fortune 500 companies in multi-million dollar consulting engagements working directly with client senior management. Responsibilities have included: network design, location selection, organizational design and network rollout plan development.

Caitlin Amos, Associate Project Manager, SB Friedman. Caitlin has a background in market analysis, economic and fiscal impact analysis, public-private finance, and community and economic development. Her experience includes conducting: market analyses for numerous municipalities in Illinois, the City of Yankton, South Dakota, Sarpy County, Nebraska, and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (as part of the IL-53/120 Corridor Plan) ; economic impact analyses for the University of Illinois at Chicago and for Kohler Company; and TIF/SSA designations and reporting for the Cities of Chicago and Milwaukee, and the Village of Roselle, Illinois.

Annmarie Mampe, Finance Director, Village of Orland Park. Annmarie has served as the Village of Orland Park's Finance Director for the past 15 years. As the fiscal collection and control agency of the village, the department safeguards assets through adherence to sound financial management practices and procedures. It also provides the public, Village Board, and staff with the financial analysis needed to develop appropriate policies. Primary functions include budget preparation, audit oversight, investment of cash, collection of revenues, analysis of expenditures, purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, water billing, contract administration and risk management.

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