Regional Advocacy Manager
Quinn joined Landmarks Illinois in 2021 as Regional Advocacy Manager, serving as the organization’s frontline preservation advocate in downstate communities. Quinn is a leader, administrator and organizer who is committed to enhancing quality of life within communities through advocacy for historic preservation, the arts and tourism. After serving as an education administrator working with at-risk youth for 15 years, Quinn chose to pursue his passion for advocacy work. He serves on numerous boards and commissions within his community, including the local Historic Preservation Commission, Museum Board and Arts Commission. He led the effort to preserve the Old Joliet Prison and co-chairs the coalition focused on transforming the iconic property into a nationally renowned historic site. Quinn received a Bachelor of Arts from Knox College with a double major in Democracy and Social Justice and History.