Associate Principal

An Associate Principal at Civic Consulting Alliance is a seasoned leader with outstanding credentials and deep experience in getting things done. In this role, you work directly with public and private sector leaders across the region to create big change on issues that matter.

An Associate Principal leads projects of internal staff, public sector clients and private sector partners. You apply your significant analytic, relationship management and communication skills to create value for clients. You architect solutions and oversee implementation in complex environments.

Associate Principals have an ability to link together multiple projects, bringing the right resources at the right time, to create a clear path to impact. You are adept at gathering consensus and effectively communicating across all organizational functions, levels and outside constituents. You engage across all levels of an organization from senior executives to front-line employees.

As part of our Management Team, Associate Principals help grow the long-term impact of Civic Consulting. You will build Civic Consulting Alliance's brand through your work, public speaking and the role in the civic life of Chicago.

High performing Associate Principals are on a path to promotion to Principal.

For more information about the Associate Principal position, please see our detailed role specification.


As an Associate Principal, you have a level of autonomy that you might not find elsewhere. You strengthen your abilities to manage complex projects, learn immensely from other staff, and have the chance to coach others along the way.

Asheley Van Ness

Associate Principal, Civic Consulting Alliance