Staff

With backgrounds spanning education, business, management and marketing, our team brings a wealth of experience to the work we do.

Meet our team

We share a deep commitment to making Chicago a more equitable city where all children, particularly Black and Latinx youth, can thrive. Our shared values are reflected in our relationships with each other, with our grantees and stakeholders, and with our community.

Beth Swanson

CEO

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Nataly Barrera

Portfolio Director

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Becky Betts

Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer

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Agustin Flores

Portfolio Manager

Emily Harris

Chief of Staff

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Chelsea Huszar

Director of Development

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Melanie Matar

Manager of Development

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Rob McCloskey

Chief Finance and Administration Officer

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Megan Mineau

Portfolio Manager

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Ashley Mitchell

Development Associate

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Kamaria Morris

Director of Communications

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Marshana Roberts Pace

Director of Investments

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Onel Abreu

Director of Data and Impact

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Wesley Quevedo

Portfolio Associate

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Shanel Singh

Data and Impact Associate

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Perla Torres

Investment Operations Coordinator

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Careers

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A Better Chicago seeks smart, enthusiastic, creative professionals who are passionate about creating educational opportunities for low-income Chicagoans.