I am passionate about
ActionsI have volunteered with Working In The Schools (WITS), a non-profit
organization focused on improving childhood literacy rates, for most of the
past decade. I started as a volunteer and currently serve as the Vice
President of the Board of Directors and chair the Performance Measurement
In 2018, our focus at WITS is to optimize our programs to ensure all children
in Chicago have access to quality pre-K and elementary literacy education.
This is ambitious goal but we’re up for the challenge.
While in business school, I mentored more senior veterans (mostly Vietnam and
Desert Storm Veterans) who were studying to get their GEDs and college
degrees. In 2016, I helped raise money for a program called Urban Warriors
which paired combat veterans with children / teens affiliated with gangs in
Chicago to try to reduce violence through relationship building based off