With backgrounds spanning education, business, government, 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 portfolio organizations and stakeholders, and with our community.

Beth Swanson


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Onel Abreu

Director of Data and Impact

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Nataly Barrera

Portfolio Director

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Becky Betts

Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer

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Emily Harris

Manager, Investor Relations & Operations

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Chelsea Huszar

Director of Development

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Rob McCloskey

Chief Operating Officer

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Megan Mineau

Portfolio Manager

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Kamaria Morris

Director of Communications

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Marshana Roberts Pace

Director of Investments

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Allyson Siegal

Director of Strategic Initiatives

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Shanel Singh

Data and Impact Associate

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Perla Torres

Investment Operations Associate

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