Edwin Tumlos


Edwin is an Assistant Commissioner in the City of Chicago, Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, where he oversees the grant programs of the Small Business Advocacy Unit. With over 15 years as a public administrator, an MSC from Northwestern University, and former business owner, Edwin is an experienced leader and an entrepreneurship advocate. As a Filipino immigrant who grew up in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago, Edwin is passionate about programs and initiatives that support the needs of historically underserved communities. He currently resides in Chicago with his wife and daughter.

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