SPRINGFIELD, IL – Hugo Chaviano was confirmed by the Senate to serve as the Director of the Illinois Department of Labor.
â€œIt is with great honor that I take on this new role. As an adopted son of Illinois, I am ready to give back to the place I call home,â€ said Hugo Chaviano, Director. â€œI look forward to serving the people of Illinois â€“ and am committed to protecting those most critical to the success of our state â€“ our employees and employers.â€
Chaviano brings more than 35 years of legal experience to the job, including work as a mediator and arbitrator.
â€œDirector Chavianoâ€™s skills and expertise from his prior work experience will help us in affecting positive change across the agency as well as the state,â€ commented Daniel Mumpher, Chief of Staff. â€œWe are looking forward to a fresh perspective to help us turnaround Illinois.â€