Governor Rauner names Culloton Strategies’ senior consultant Tom Cross, the former Illinois Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the Chairman of the Illinois Board of Higher Education:
“Cross’s experience as a state lawmaker and fiscal reformer will be an asset to the board.
Cross served in the Illinois General Assembly more than 20 years and was the House Republican Leader from 2002-2013.
He is a distinguished fellow at Aurora University, where he promotes innovation in STEM education programs. He is a senior consultant at Culloton Strategies.”
Northern Public Radio, “Ex-Rep. Tom Cross Named Higher Education Board Chairman,” February 28, 2016