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Access Living Names New CEO

Access Living Names Commissioner Karen Tamley of the Chicago Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities its Next CEO.

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Karen Tamley Access Living’s Next CEO

CHICAGO – Access Living’s Board of Directors today announced that Karen Tamley has been named the next President and CEO…

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Access Living Names New Board Members

Chicago – Access Living, a leading force in the disability community in Chicago and nationwide, recently announced four predominant Chicago…

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