Manny Flores is a partner with the Arnstein & Lehr law firm where his practice focuses on financial services regulation and compliance. Mr. Flores is the former Acting Secretary at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. He previously served as Acting Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission, which oversees and regulates utility rates and services. He was elected Alderman of Chicago’s 1st Ward in 2003, and he led key initiatives to advance Chicago’s green economy. He was inducted into the National Environmental Hall of Fame and received awards for his green economy leadership. Mr. Flores serves on the Board of Trustees of Dominican University.