Chicago, IL – The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (PAC) today honored Manuel “Manny” Sanchez, founder and managing partner of Sanchez, Daniels & Hoffman LLP, with the second annual PAC Advocacy Champion Award.
“I am honored to have been selected as the 2016 Chicagoland Chamber PAC Advocacy Champion Award honoree,” Sanchez said. “The advocacy and policy efforts of the Chicagoland Chamber are critical to ensuring a pro-business economic climate at all levels of government that is immensely important to the future of our great city, region, and state. I'm proud to play a role in those efforts as a member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.”
Nearly 150 people attended today’s event, including Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, City of Chicago Finance Chairman Ed Burke, and many other elected officials at the state, county and city level. Top business leaders from around Chicago and Illinois also were in attendance.
“The Chicagoland Chamber PAC supports political candidates who are strong leaders with a vision for ensuring our region remains economically competitive, and who understand the importance of the business community’s role in creating jobs,” said Theresa E. Mintle, president and CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber. “Manny Sanchez has been a dedicated champion for Chicago’s business and civic community for decades.”
A small business owner himself, Sanchez is active with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce serving on its Board of Directors and as Chair of the Chamber’s Employment Law Forum. During his nearly 30 years of practicing law, Sanchez has been actively engaged in the business, civic and non-profit communities in Chicagoland and Illinois.
About the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
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