State Representative David McSweeney proudly serves the residents of the 52nd Illinois House District in the General Assembly. David capitalizes on his educational background, business experience, work ethic, and commitment to the community with a strong focus on fiscal responsibility and constituent service.
David has deep roots in the north Chicago suburbs. He was born in Park Ridge, and grew up in Long Grove and Barrington. He attended Barrington High School.
As a college student, David completed an accelerated BA/MBA program and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Duke University in 1987. He continued his education and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Duke Fuqua School of Business in 1988.
David McSweeney met his wife, Margaret, in New York City. As newlyweds in New York City, David and Margaret tutored at risk students in Harlem. The couple moved to Illinois, and started their family. David and Margaret are the proud parents of two daughters.
The community is another priority for the McSweeney family. They are members of the Lutheran Church of the Atonement. Margaret serves on Leadership Advisory Board for W.I.N.G.S. (Women in Need Growing Stronger), an organization that helps homeless women and their children get a new start in life.
David has been a successful businessman. He has worked as an investment banker, financial consultant and currently as an investment specialist.