Chealon Shears started full-time with LGG in May 2018 and we are so excited for her to be joining our team with over 15 years of experience. Chealon has worked for the City of Chicago in their Department of Planning and Development, Department of Housing, and became the Senior Development Manager at The Habitat Company working with the Chicago Housing Authority on the Plan for Transformation.
Chealon has worked with developing residential and mixed-use projects from financial structuring and physical conceptual project design to project construction completion. During this time she has been involved with financial modeling, working with architects, general contractors, and engineers on site and building designs and construction cost budgeting, coordinating efforts between public and private entities and community stakeholders, securing public and private financing commitments, and reviewing construction and permanent loan documents.
Fun Fact: On top of all of her other accomplishments, she also has a certification as a personal chef!
A message from Chealon:
“Being one of the newest employees, I am impressed by the level of collaboration among staff to tackle and resolve challenging project issues.
Join us in saying welcome Chealon!