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Quinn Names New Dir. of Central Management Services
Quinn Names New Dir. of Central Management Services

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.