Grant Gochnauer

Chair, Equality Illinois
 

Grant GochnauerGrant Gochnauer, a technology entrepreneur, is the chair of the board of Equality Illinois, overseeing the policy advocacy work of the organization.

Gochnauer is the Vice President and Co-Founder of Vodori, Inc., a Chicago consulting and software development company, coupling that with advocacy work, including frequent testimony before legislative panels in favor of immigration reform and on the harm of the Defense of Marriage Act.

“I believe in creating better lives through community, purpose, equality, and impactful change,” Gochnauer said. “It is important to be an outspoken advocate for the policies that benefit LGBT Illinoisans and to challenge laws and directions that are harmful, a role that we at Equality Illinois must continue with vigor.”