Jamie Gathing was appointed to the RTA Board of Directors in July 2020, representing suburban Cook County.
Director Gathing is a vice president at The Northern Trust Company of Chicago where she works as a compliance manager.
Her professional experience also includes nearly a decade as Assistant Attorney General in the Illinois Office of the Attorney General’s antitrust bureau where she investigated price-fixing, bid-rigging, monopolization, and fraud in local and international companies.
Director Gathing has made public service part of her life whether on the Board of her church or in her community where she has been a Board Member for Roseland Community Hospital, the Black Women’s Lawyer’s Association, and the Pullman Community Center Development Corporation
Director Gathing is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the Chicago-Kent College of Law. She lives with her family in South Holland and is a regular Metra rider.