Since 2002, Heather Way has held the position of Executive Director with the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce. Over the past ten years, LCC has experienced strong retention rates, new membership growth and the formation strategic partnerships with organizations such as the Chicago Cubs, Advocate Healthcare and CTA. Heather possesses an obvious enthusiasm and passion for community and economic development which translates to a vibrant and thriving commercial district.
While with the Lakeview Chamber, she has served on many local and regional boards including the US Chamber of Commerce’s IOM Board of Regents-Midwest; Alderman Tunney’s 44th Ward Community Directed Development Council; Lakeview Citizen’s Council Executive Committee; Shiel Park Advisory Council; among others. She believes strongly that service and volunteerism are the key to a well-rounded professional and personal life.
Prior to working for the LCC, Heather was the Director of Administration for Rosebud Restaurants. During her time with Rosebud Restaurants, she discovered her talent for government and community affairs.
Heather attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where she studied Art History. She currently lives in Lakeview with her 11 year old son, Jack and their poodle, Moxie.
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