The former director of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget has been named to a new position with a $30,000 salary bump.
Governor Pat Quinn named Austin Baidas of Chicago as assistant director of the Department of Central Management Services Friday. Baidas replaces Christine Cegelis and will make about $121,000 a year.
Baidas worked on Quinn’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign. He was named to his post at the department in 2011.
He is a former chair of TriMatrix Laboratories, Inc., and a former CEO of Four Seasons Housing.