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Hon. Denise Winfrey

NACo Immediate Past President; Board Member, Will County, Ill.

About Hon. Denise Winfrey

NACo Immediate Past President Denise Winfrey began her career in government as a member of the Joliet, Ill. Township Board. She has been a commissioner of the Will County, Ill. Board since 2009.

Prior to serving as NACo president, Winfrey served as chair of NACo’s Community Economic and Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee and a member of NACo’s Large Urban Counties Caucus.

She is a member of the Women of NACo, the National Organization of Black County Officials, NACo’s Membership Committee and the NACo Board of Directors. She is also a graduate of NACo’s High Performance Leadership Academy.

Winfrey is a graduate of the Lewis University School of Business and the American University School of Public Affairs.