Walter Bush

Walter Bush

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

Workforce Placement Officer, Chicago Center for Arts and Technology, Chicago, Illinois

Walter Bush is an entrepreneur and workforce development leader with over 15 years professional experience. Walter currently is Workforce Placement Officer with the Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (CHICAT), where he leads efforts to place highly-skilled professionals in the Manufacturing and Health Care fields. Walter utilizes his urban planning and construction industry background in his efforts to provide career opportunities for individuals who want to change their economic outlook.

Walter Bush 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