Hamilton Partners’ Partner Ron Lunt has been named private sector co-chair of the Choose DuPage Economic Development Alliance. He will serve as elected private sector co-chair for a two-year term. Lunt has served on the board of directors for Choose DuPage for the last three and a half years. In his new role as the private sector co-chair, he will be joining chairman of DuPage County Board and public sector co-chairman, Dan Cronin.
Ron is a founding partner of Hamilton Partners and is responsible for the development and acquisition activities of the firm. Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Hamilton Partners has ownership in over 10 million square feet of office and warehouse space in DuPage County and is a major stakeholder in the region.
“Choose DuPage plays an integral role in the success and prosperity of DuPage County, bringing public and private leaders together to make a positive impact for our community.” said Lunt. “This is an exciting time for DuPage County, and there is tremendous opportunity in the region.”
John Carpenter, president and CEO of Choose DuPage, said, “We are thrilled to have Ron take this leadership role for Choose DuPage. He is widely respected in the business community and has the vision and foresight to further expand DuPage County’s prosperous economy and thriving business community.”
Lunt has been directly involved in the development of more than 10 million square feet of office buildings, 8 million square feet of office acquisitions, and acquired over 1,000 acres of office space within the region.