Chief Executive Officer
Greg Bedalov was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority in March of 2018. Reporting to the Authority’s Board of Directors, Mr. Bedalov manages a $60 million budget while supervising all maintenance and operations at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Prior to joining ISFA, Mr. Bedalov served as the Executive Director of the Illinois State Tollway Highway Authority. At the Tollway, Bedalov was responsible for managing the agency’s day-to-day operations, overseeing its $1.3 billion annual budget and leading the nearly 1,500 employees in providing a safe, effective and efficient toll highway system and ensuring the highest possible level of customer service for the Tollway’s 1.6 million daily drivers.
Additionally, Bedalov previously served as the President and CEO of Choose DuPage, overseeing the organization responsible for leading the economic development efforts for DuPage County.
Before joining Choose DuPage, Bedalov gained local economic development experience as the President of the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation. Prior to that, he was the director of global business development and North American business development, sales and marketing for Pulsafeeder, a division of Illinois based Idex Corporation.
Bedalov earned his degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He resides in Downers Grove. He and his wife have three daughters.