Stacey Kregel

Stacey Kregel

Chicagoland Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, Economic Opportunities Program

Director of Business Services, Employment and Employer Services, Chicago, Illinois

Stacey Kregel is the Director of Business Services at Employment and Employer Services (E&ES), an organization that works in communities throughout Chicagoland to bring workforce development and human services to those in need. Stacey manages a team responsible for increasing outreach to unemployed and low-income individuals with the goal of connecting them to opportunities with local businesses. She is leading a regional approach to business services focused on enhancing recruitment and placement services at the American Job Centers operated by E&ES.

Stacey Kregel has over a decade of experience in workforce development programming, creating work-based learning opportunities, and collaborating with community partners in the Chicagoland area. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Stacey Kregel is a member of the Chicagoland Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at