Twice named by Chicago Magazine as one of the most powerful people in Chicago, Greg Goldner is a strategic force who can breakthrough politics, policy and the status quo to help clients achieve their business goals.
As Resolute’s founder and CEO, Greg has earned the trust of Fortune 100 CEOs, industry association executives and policy makers with his forward-looking 360° business insights, his acutely perceptive strategic thinking, and his renowned public affairs expertise on the local, state and national levels. He is exceptionally skilled at taking on complex issues, reframing them into compelling narratives, and determining key stakeholders to address a client’s concern or opportunity. He is recognized for his ability to provide leadership in contentious situations and build collaboration and consensus among opposing parties.
Greg seamlessly applies his experience to a wide variety of sectors – healthcare, energy, finance, transportation, technology, infrastructure and civic – achieving results for clients and positioning them for future growth.
Prior to founding Resolute in 2002, Greg served in Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s office and as managing deputy commissioner for the City of Chicago’s Department of General Services. He has managed dozens of campaigns at the municipal, county, state and federal levels, including Rahm Emanuel’s first race for Congress and Mayor Daley’s 2003 re-election campaign.
Greg is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, serves on the board of the Chicago History Museum and chairs the board of the Center for Economic Progress.