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C-Sweet Chicago Chapter Event

  • 15 Mar 2023
  • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
  • Zoom



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C-Sweet Chicago Chapter Event 

Wednesday, March 15th

4:30 PM CST/ 2:30 PM PST

Lesson on Leadership from the Public Sector

Please join the C-Sweet Midwest chapter for a virtual discussion with Deborah Witzburg, the first female Inspector General in Chicago’s history.  Since her appointment in April 2022, Deborah has been overhauling an office of about 100 employees.  Deborah will discuss her experience with/approach to:

  • Leadership transition
  • Being a woman in leadership 
    • When it matters
    • Why it’s challenging
    • How to make it easier for those who come next
  • Transportable lessons from leadership in the public sector

A virtual discussion with Chicago’s first female Inspector General, Deborah Witzburg.

C-Sweet Members Free.  Non Members $39. 

Meet the Speaker

Deborah Witzburg

Inspector General , City of Chicago

Deborah Witzburg serves as Inspector General for the City of Chicago, leading Chicago’s independent, non-partisan watchdog agency charged with promoting economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and integrity in City government. Previously, she served as the City’s Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety, conducting oversight of Chicago’s police and police accountability agencies. She also served as OIG’s Chief Investigator for the Public Safety section, OIG’s Associate General Counsel for Public Safety, and as an Assistant Inspector General. Witzburg previously worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted a wide range of misdemeanor and felony cases and worked closely with law enforcement agencies and community stakeholders. She is a Certified Inspector General by the Association of Inspectors General and a Certified Practitioner of Oversight by the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement. Witzburg earned a BA in Anthropology from Brown University and a JD from Northwestern University School of Law.


Tara Liceaga

Vice President, Equity Investment Oversight at Nuveen

Tara is a key liaison with Nuveen’s US and non-US equity managers across the market capitalization spectrum.  Her responsibilities include manager research for internal investment teams, assessing their investment process and performance.  She is also responsible for due diligence on new product development and implementation, and serves as an asset class expert, researching and analyzing market themes and their impact on Nuveen’s equity strategies.

Prior to joining Nuveen, Tara was on the Institutional Client Service team at BMO Global Asset Management.  She also spent eight years with Institutional Capital focusing on client service, consultant relations and business development for the firm’s US and non-US large cap value equity strategies. Tara began working in the financial services industry in 2007. 

Tara earned an MBA in Finance from Loyola University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from DePaul University. 

*** Check your calendars carefully!  All event fees are non-refundable. Replays  available for C-Sweet Members only. ***

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