A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner:
Governor Announces Appointment
CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner announced he has made the following appointment to the Illinois Gaming Board.
Name: Dee Robinson
Position: Member – Illinois Gaming Board
Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed Dee Robinson to the Illinois Gaming Board. She brings 27 years of business experience to the board.
Robinson is the owner and CEO of Robinson Hill, Inc., a distribution company focused mainly on food and drink. They serve many non-traditional venues such as Navy Pier and airport concessions. The business was founded in 1992. Her prior experience includes working as an assistant account executive for Leo Burnett Company, focused on market strategies and an associate product director for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products.
Robinson is also an active member of the community serving on the Business Leadership Council, The Chicago Network and the Economic Club, among others. She has been honored with many awards including Black MBA Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Top 100 under 50 Executive Leaders Award and the Women’s Leadership Compass Award.
Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in marketing and management from Northwestern University. She lives in Chicago.