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New Racing Board Appointees

Press release from the Illinois Racing Board: 

February 28, 2015

GOVERNOR RAUNER MAKES APPOINTMENTS TO RACING BOARD

CHICAGO, IL – On February 27, 2015, Governor Bruce Rauner made the following appointments to the Illinois Racing Board:

The Governor’s appointees are subject to confirmation by the Illinois State Senate.

  • Jeffrey Brincat, of Lake Forest, is President and CEO of a consumer finance company and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He will also serve as the Board’s Chairman.

  • Shelley Kalita, an attorney from Chicago, is the owner of Kalita Law Group and former Laboratory Director and General Counsel for the Illinois Racing Board.

  • Robert Muriel, an attorney from Highland Park, owns and manages Muriel Law Offices.

  • Travis Swoope, of Chicago, is an account executive for Microsoft.

The Governor’s appointees are subject to confirmation by the Illinois State Senate.