Gerald W. Shea
Billie J. Paige
Ira J. Rogal
Dallas C. Ingemunson
BILLIE J. PAIGE
J. Paige has spent much of her career in a variety of government and government-related
positions, including terms as Illinois Commissioner of Unemployment Insurance,
Assistant Director of the Illinois Department of Regulation & Education,
and Director of State Government Affairs for the Illinois Hospital Association.
She is currently a Principal in the lobbying firm of Shea, Paige & Rogal,
Educated at the University of Chicago and Loyola University in Chicago, Paige received a B.S. from Roosevelt University in Chicago. She did graduate studies at Roosevelt University and the University of Illinois, Circle Campus, Chicago. She has been a guest lecturer for the School of Education at Roosevelt University, the School of Business at Northwestern University and Loyola University School of Law.
Before joining the Shea firm in 1983, Paige served as Director of State Government Affairs for the Illinois Hospital Association. She served over four years as the second ranking statutory official for the Illinois Department of Registration and Education where she was responsible for the licensing of 34 professions and occupations covering more that 600,000 licensees and for the regulation of the professions its licensed. Prior to that, Paige was responsible for the administration of the Unemployment Insurance program for the state through her position with the Illinois Department of Labor.
Paige serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Testing Services, Inc. A company providing examination administration and consulting services.
Paige and her husband George are the parents of two boys.