Jim O’Reilly is a lifelong Chicago resident. He and his wife, Tracy, have three boys, all attend public schools. Jim has worked in the non-profit and public sector his entire career and has over 15 years of experience in financial administration. He earned his BA in Political Science from Indiana University. At DePaul University, Jim completed a Masters in Public Service Management and certificates in Metropolitan Planning and Project Management. Jim received the Tomorrow’s Leaders Today
Award from Public Allies Chicago
and has been a long-time board member of Chicago Youth Centers’ Fellowship House
in Bridgeport, serving as Board Chair for six years. Jim looks forward to being part of the building of a cooperative group of alumni for the School of Public Service.