Gloria L. Materre
Deputy Chief of Staff, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn
Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Authority
Executive Director of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission
Speaking Engagements and Publications
September 19-20, 2013—18th National Conference on Wine, Beer & Spirits Law, San Diego, CA, Panelist: The Legal Hurdles That Retailers Face
October 2013—Leadership in Alcohol Regulation–Inaugural annual award by the Center For Alcohol Policy recognizing the work of Alcohol Regulators who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in alcohol regulation efforts, and in creating programs that have achieved positive results highlighting best practices that serve as examples for other states.
September 3-5, 2014—Center for Alcohol Policy, Seventh Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference, Chicago, IL, Panelist: Counterfeit Alcohol, A Global vs. United States Perspective
June 7, 2014—Chicago Cannabis Conference, Chicago, IL, Panelist: Regulatory Aspects of Medical Cannabis
January 30, 2015—Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association: Illinois Wine Festival, Panelist: Legal Issues for Wineries, Permits, Regulations and Policies
June 22, 2016—Target Risks Before Risks Target You: 2016 Employer’s Toolkit – June Breakfast Briefing, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
June 26-29, 2016—National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA), Chicago, IL. Moderator: Is Consolidation the New Norm for The Beverage Alcohol Industry? How Mergers and Acquisitions are Impacting the Industry
June 2016—Contributing author to Moonshiner to Craft Distillery Leading Lawyers on the Business of Distilling, Aspatore (2016). “Inside the Minds” series providing readers with proven business and legal intelligence from C-Level executives and lawyers. Chapter entitled Demand for Variety Creates Craft Distillery Boom as Laws Struggle to Keep Pace”.
March 12-14 2017—National Alcohol Beverage Control Attorneys (NABCA) Legal Symposium 2017—Member of Conference Program Planning Committee. Moderator of panel: The Craft Conundrum.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. 1988
University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. 1993
Bar & Court Admissions
Barrister of the Chicago Inn of Court
National Counsel for State Liquor Administrators
Illinois Restaurant Association
Trustee Ruth Page Center for the Performing Arts
Trustee Habitat for Humanity Foundation
Trustee Center for Tax and Budged Accountability
Chicago Chapter of the Links, Inc.