Pritzker will visit the
Pritzker has been involved in her family's businesses, serving on the board of the
The Pritzker family funds the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
"The purpose of this listening tour is to hear directly from business leaders, entrepreneurs and elected officials about their efforts to drive economic development and create good-paying, long-term jobs," Pritzker said in a press release. "I intend to leverage the sum of my experiences as an entrepreneur, a business leader, and a citizen deeply committed to American competitiveness to help strengthen the department and the government-wide leadership it provides in areas such as manufacturing, attracting business investment, innovation and exporting."
Pritzker's meeting with local leaders will be closed to the public.
Pritzker was sworn in on
Obama also visited the NanoCollege in
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