Cook County Clerk David Orr today named Tawanna Gill the new Director of Human Resources for the Clerk’s Office.
“For more than a decade, Tawanna has demonstrated outstanding dedication to this office and its employees,” Orr said. “I believe she will exceed my expectations in her new position.”
Gill, 48, will oversee the Human Resources Department, which has three employees. Her goals include implementing enhanced employee training and development, automating HR resources, and hosting more employee workshops.
Gill has worked for the Clerk’s office since 2002 and most recently served as Chief Payroll Officer. She previously worked in the County’s Budget office for 11 years. Gill earned Human Resources certification from DePaul University and completed accounting coursework at Malcolm X College.