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 A Better Chicago’s mission, and our shared values are reflected in our relationships with each other, with our grantees and stakeholders and with our community.

Colin Baker

Portfolio Associate

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Sarey Barragan

Executive + Operations Coordinator

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Domonique Battle

Portfolio Director

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Kelly Jones

Chief External Relations Officer

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Christy Joyce

Director of Portfolio Impact

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Becky Panter Altman

Director of Development

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Marshana Roberts

Portfolio Growth Manager

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Doug Scott


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Beth Swanson


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Danielle Veira

Director of Communications + Engagement

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Laura Walzer

Portfolio Impact Associate

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Join Our Team

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