Henry Hodge is a graduate from the University of Illinois Chicago with a B.A. in Sociology (Summa Cum Laude, College Honors). He comes to Intersect with an extensive background in quantitative and qualitative research from his background in the social sciences. As an undergraduate, Henry was a research assistant with the Skin Tone Identities and Inequalities Project (STiiP) and conducted independent research into identity-based experiences of Chicago men during the COVID-19 pandemic. He utilizes these research skills to inform interdisciplinary analysis of economic trends, business development, and lead generation.
Henry began as a research and business development intern with Intersect Illinois before joining the team as a full time Research Associate. He leverages his experience with Intersect in data analysis, project management and engagement with the Illinois economic development network to inform his current role.