Choose Chicago President and CEO David Whitaker today announced the appointment of Ken Bennett as Senior Advisor, Public Policy and Community Affairs for Choose Chicago effective Monday, July 11. In this new position, Bennett will be responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with local community leaders and state officials to enhance Choose Chicago's role in local and state tourism and economic development. Bennett most recently served as First Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of the Office of Public Engagement for the City of Chicago's Mayor's Office.