Lois Scott served as Chief Financial Officer for the City of Chicago under Mayor Rahm Emanuel from 2011 to 2015, where she was entrusted to dig the city out of a $600 million budget hole and tackle its $20 billion pension funding challenge. With input from more than 30 collective bargaining units, her efforts resulted in passage of one of the most sweeping pension reform laws in U.S. history.  Lois has been called one of the most creative and smart public finance thinkers in the country.