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Antoinette Simmons

Executive Administrative Assistant and Communications
National Museum of Gospel Music

Antoinette J. Simmons was born in Roseland, grew up in Englewood, and currently resides in Jackson Park, where the Obama Center is being built. She has worked at the DuSable Museum of African American History from the past 14 years as the Executive Administrative under the leadership of Dr. Margaret Burroughs, Antoinette Wright and Dr. Carol Adams. She has 23 years of professional experience as a community organizer. She has worked behind the scenes for many years in political organization and worked in restaurant culture in the community. In her after-work hours, Antoinette J. Simmons served the hospitality service industry for 15 years as a bartender, waitstaff, and restaurant management and event planning. Antoinette J. Simmons has received education from some of the most prestigious institutions in Chicago, IL, including the Illinois Center for Broadcasting, Kennedy-King College, Columbia College, and Englewood Technical Preparatory Academy, where she earned a Bachelor's in Broadcasting Communications. Antoinette J. Simmons highly skilled and experienced professional with a proven track record of success. She is an expert at getting the job done.