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.

Colin Baker

Portfolio Manager

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Nataly Barrera

Portfolio Director

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Domonique Battle

Portfolio Director

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Becky Betts

Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer

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Brian Davis

Investments and Impact Manager

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Emily Harris

Special Assistant to the CEO

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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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Danisha Moore

Manager of Communications and Engagement

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Marshana Roberts Pace

Director of Investments

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Wesley Quevedo

Portfolio Associate

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Gabe Rojas

Impact and Innovation Associate

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Sarey Snieg

Portfolio Associate

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Beth Swanson


A Better Chicago

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