Stephen Skardon ’02


On August 17, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the appointment of Stephen Skardon as the City of Chicago’s Chief Risk Officer. Skardon served as the acting Chief Risk Officer, overseeing the city’s first-ever enterprise risk assessment, prior to the permanent appointment. Before entering public service, Skardon practiced law at several law firms in Chicago, representing domestic and international insurers in complex environmental insurance coverage disputes.