Martin Berg has over 35 years of nonprofit public relations/marketing experience, beginning with his service from 1979 as director of community programs for the former St. Anne’s Hospital on Chicago’s West Side and continuing with his tenure as executive director of the North-Pulaski Chamber of Commerce in the mid-1980s. From 1988 to 2000 he was director of communications, member services and retail development for the Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development Organizations where he worked with that nonprofit citywide coalition to revitalize Chicago neighborhood retail and industrial areas. For the ensuing 15 years he was Director of Marketing and Communications for Community Investment Corporation, a $500 million nonprofit multifamily rehab lender creating affordable housing for the six-county Chicago area. He currently works at marketing on a project basis.
Mr. Berg received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Saint Louis University and pursued a Master of Social Work degree at the Jane Addams Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a member of the Publicity Club of Chicago (life member), Public Relations Society of America, American Marketing Association, Independent Writers of Chicago and the Chicago News Guild/CWA Local 34071.