Eileen Rhodes is the President of East Lake Management Group, Inc. East Lake is a full service real estate company specializing in affordable housing development and management in Chicago’s South and West side neighborhoods. At East Lake Eileen has overseen the development of thousands of units of housing and commercial spaces in Chicago’s underserved communities. Currently, East Lake manages over 13,000 units of residential housing and hundreds of commercial facilities. Eileen supervises 600 individuals located throughout Chicago and Illinois. Her goal is to improve the level of training and professionalism among her staff to ensure a superior quality of life for her residents.
Through her work at East Lake, Eileen has also worked on several municipal and state political campaigns and organized a Political Action Committee. She also helped found a non profit committed to promoting sport for Chicago’s youth. In her spare time, Eileen is the curator for her art Gallery called Blanc, located in Bronzeville and the treasurer for Sacred Keepers, an organization promoting sustainability education and awareness. Eileen has a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Master’s Degree from Erikson Institute in Chicago. She has two teenage sons.