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

External Relations Coordinator

Sarey Barragan

Executive + Operations Coordinator

Kelly Jones

Chief External Relations Officer

Christy Joyce

Director of Portfolio Impact

Rachel Kaplan

Strategic Partnerships + Events Associate

Liam Krehbiel

Founder + CEO

Dani Lubin-Levy

Portfolio Growth Manager

Becky Panter Altman

Director of Development

Doug Scott


Danielle Veira

Director of Communications + Engagement

Laura Walzer

Portfolio Impact Associate


Join Our Team

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