Executive Director, Construction Compliance and Business Diversity, University of Chicago Medicine
Joan Archie, Executive Director, Construction Compliance and Business Diversity, University of Chicago Medicine. Her prevue is to create and oversee programs that maximize opportunity for minority and woman-owned firms to participate in and achieve economic benefit through Medical Center new construction, renovation, plant and maintenance projects. Through advocacy efforts spearheaded by Ms. Archie, every new construction project since the inception of the program in 2001 has won acclaim for the inclusion level of minority and woman-owned firms. Prior to joining the UCM, Joan spent 2+ decades working at the Chicago Urban League developing and implementing programs and projects designed to maximize economic opportunity for minority and female workers and minority and women-owned firms. Ms. Archie has earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree and Masters of Business Administration degree from Roosevelt University.