I Love BBQ: Jordan Lester, Village of Hoffman Estates, IL

No one likes to attend an event when they don’t know anyone else attending, so ELGL is publishing daily “I Love BBQ” profiles of our registered attendees to give you a sneak peek and preview of your fellow local government BBQ aficionados. 

Link: Register for ELGL at #ICMA16: BBQ Mixer

Jordan Lester


Administrative Intern, Village of Hoffman Estates


When I think of Kansas City, I think about…

Jazz music!

The biggest issue facing local government is…

Technology adaptation

My pro tip for getting the most out of professional conferences…

Remembering little details about those you interact with.  It adds a personal touch for when you get in contact post-conference.

If I had to create a presidential ticket with my top two mentors, I’d select…

My stepfather and one of my current supervisors.

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