The Ambassador Council is a group of professionals who provide support to the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, with a collective goal to raise awareness, empower women and eliminate racism. As ambassadors of the YWCA, the Ambassador Council works to raise money and donate time to benefit the YWCA.
who we are
1. An Ambassador Council member is mission-connected and dedicated to fundraising. Excited to give their time and talent, this person brings with her/him diversity that is complementary to the other members of the Ambassador Council.
2. Ambassadors are distinguished as key influencers in the City of Chicago working to support the invaluable work of the YWCA, one of the most highly regarded and largest women’s organizations in the city.
3. Ambassadors have access to networking and meaningful relationship building opportunities with other leaders within the YWCA, including the Board of Directors.
4. Ambassadors have an opportunity to affect change in the lives of women and girls by being a part of the inner circle of the YWCA movement.
5. Ambassadors have the unique opportunity to receive board training and skill building to enhance personal goals including serving on future community boards.
Director, Processing and Data Systems
United Way Worldwide
Senior Manager, Process Improvement
Erie Family Health Center
Senior Account Manager
VP, Treasury Management Officer – Cash Deposits and Treasury Management
Visual Merchandising Manager
Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
Government Business Analyst
Crowe Horwath, LLP
Senior Manager – Human Capital
Deloitte Tax LLP
Christine Gallagher Kearney
Senior Human Resources Project Manager
VP, Senior Recruiting Consultant
Northern Trust Corporation
Associate Director for Membership and Volunteer Services
Visitor Services Manager
Annuity & Life Insurance Specialist
VP, Principal Corporate Development Management Services
Zurich North America
Training & Employee Development Manager
Development Manager & Grant Writer
City Year Chicago
Vice President and Regional Manager
Fifth Third Bank
High Grounds, Inc.
Laura E. Knight Coaching & Consulting
Real Estate Agent
Tondalaya Lewis Hozier
Investment Compliance Officer
The Illinois State Board of Investment
Software Project Specialist
University of Chicago Medicine
Founder & CEO
Prinz Law Firm
Deloitte Tax LLP
IoT | Industrial Internet of Things
Senior Advisory Associate
Assistant Attorney General
Illinois Attorney General Office
Business Development Executive
President and Senior Creative Director
Global Mobility Consultant
Strategy Manager for Neighborhood Assets
World Business Chicago
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Staff Contacts:
Inspired Giving Officer
1 North LaSalle, Ste. 1150
Chicago, IL 60602