CHICAGO — City Colleges of Chicago has tapped Chicago Public Schools' deputy chief financial officer Melanie Jopek Shaker to shepherd its finances.

Shaker left Fitch Ratings, where she led coverage of tax-supported Midwestern credits from its Chicago office, to take the newly created CPS job in 2010. She started at Fitch in 2003. Shaker was hired by the school district's CFO at the time, Diana Ferguson, who left last year.

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