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Posted on: March 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Village of Montgomery Welcomes New Director of Community Developement

Sonya Abt

On March 1, the Village of Montgomery welcomed Sonya Abt as the Village’s new Director of Community Development, following the retirement of her predecessor, Rich Young.

Abt possesses more than 20 years of municipal planning experience, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration, and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). She began her career with the Village of Carol Stream before spending 13 years with the Village of Bartlett, and, most recently, 6 years as the Community Development Director for the Village of Riverside, prior to coming to Montgomery.

“I am excited to join the Montgomery team and look forward to working with Staff, the residents, and the business community to build on our successes and continue improving the quality of life in Montgomery.” 

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