Vance Wyatt is the son of Angela D. Jones and Carl L. Wyatt Sr., both of whom graduate from North Chicago Community High School 30 plus years ago. Before Graduating, he was selected to represent North Chicago at Illinois Premier Boy's State. In 2008, he was named Business Student of the Year for his outstanding achievements in Business Education; later that month he was awarded the 2008 John Cunnea Business Scholarship from Mathews Employment Services of Waukegan. In May 2008, he graduated in the top 11% of his class and continued his education in the College level.
In June 2008, Vance went to Robert Morris College and received a Professional Diploma in Business Administration. In 2011, he transferred to National-Louis University where he will be graduating with his Bachelors of Science in Management, June 2013. He also attended Concordia University Chicago and Capella University through 2009 to 2011.
While attending Concordia University Chicago he founded Young Democrats of Concordia, where he sat as its Chairman, and Comptroller. He also served a part of the Concordia’s Student Leadership Council. In 2010, he was elected to a second term as Chairman, which he turned the position down and took off a year of school to focus on running for Alderman in the February 2011.
Vance Political History:
Vance ran for 4th Ward Alderman Seat of North Chicago, IL in Feb. 2011. He took 27% of the vote at the age of 20.
In March 2012, Vance (21 years old) was elected Democratic Shields 230 Precinct Committeeman, with 100% of the votes.
In April 2013, Vance (22 years old) was a candidate for the office of Commissioner of the Foss Park District; he received 11.69% of the vote in a six way race.
Currently, Vance sits as a Trustee for the North Chicago Public Library. Where he sits on the following committees: Bookmobile (Chairman), Personnel, Technology (Vice-Chairman), and Committee as a Whole.
Vance’s Accomplishments as a Trustee:
Vance's Personal Accomplishments: