Mark provides strategic direction, organizational development, guidance, and support to Teamwork Englewood’s talented team, as well as community partners and community leaders across Chicago. Mark brings many years of experience in day-to-day operations, as he’s served as the Director of Operations for the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation.
Mark is passionate about convening people together to share experiences and pushing the conversation forward. I think it takes all of us talking to change the narrative
Alyssa works at Association Management Center as an Operations Manager for an international non-profit client supporting medical research and optimal patient care. She is excited to be a student again, and is enrolled in a terrific part-time, remote MBA program through the University of Illinois. In her spare time, she watches Chicago sports and explores the city with her family, friends and her golden retriever.
She is passionate about building a vibrant community by bringing people together and connecting them with professional and social resources.
Joan Christopher is a 23 year marketing and branding authority working with organizations from start ups to Fortune 1000 companies. Always energetic, Joan is passionate about her clients and insuring she is creatively representing their brand.
When not working you can find Joan in Colorado hiking or skiing and enjoying the beauty of the mountains with her husband Kevin of 27 years and her 3 children. One of her basic philosophies is to always be open for conversation and ideas.
Kim moved to the U.S. from Malaysia and began her marketing career in Chicago after graduation. Her experience in journalism and photography give her a creative edge in designing impactful marketing strategies focusing on customer experience using technology.
Kim is passionate about working with businesses to make data-driven, sustainable, and ethical decisions.
Laurie Ly is a graduate from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts & Science in Anthropology and Sociology. Joining the team in 2018, she brings experience in community outreach and nonprofit leadership.
Laurie is passionate about finding community that encourages growth and innovation.