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Eva Giglio


Executive Director, CME Group Foundation

Eva Giglio joined CME as the Executive Director of the CME Group Foundation in 2021. She brings over a decade of experience working in education and enhancing the lives of Chicago’s youth.  She most recently served as the Deputy Chief of Staff in Chicago Public Schools (CPS), where she led the district’s strategic vision and improvement planning, with a focus on creating more equitable outcomes for students.  In this role, she also co-led the Mayor’s Pre-K through 12 Reopening Schools Task Force during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to that, she served as a Director in the Chief Education Office of CPS, where she was responsible for creating systems to better support schools and engage critical stakeholders.  With a lifelong passion for education, Eva started her career as a middle and high school Spanish teacher at Kenwood Academy in Chicago.

In addition to education, Eva is passionate about equity in access to resources for families with children in Chicago. She serves as a Board Member for Share Our Spare, which helps provide diapers and essentials to families in need. Eva has a Master’s in Educational Leadership from North Park University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Eva is a fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago, Class of 2021.

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