Rebekah Scheinfeld is the Chief Planning Officer and Senior Vice President at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). Rebekah is responsible for the CTAs strategic planning for major capital projects and new transit service, business development partnerships with the private sector, and the agencys federal, state and local capital grants program. Before joining the CTA, Rebekah was an attorney at the law firm of Mayer Brown, where she focused on state and local government law, representing public and private sector clients in a variety of transactional, legislative and regulatory matters including zoning and land use changes, design and construction of major public projects, and public-private partnerships for infrastructure assets. Previously, Rebekah also worked for East Lake Management & Development Corp. as a Senior Development Manager of mixed-income housing and for the Commissioner of the New York City Parks Department as Director of Government Relations and Operations Coordinator for operations, planning and capital projects. Rebekah received her BA in Urban Studies from Brown University and both her JD and MBA from Northwestern University.
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