Reginald Jones became President and CEO of the Jacobs Family Foundation and Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in 2012. Prior to his current role, Reginald served as President of the Steans Family Foundation, joining the foundation in 2003 as Executive Director and elevated to President in 2011.
Allison serves as the Director of Policy for the Steans Family Foundation, where she leads a portfolio of policy and ecosystem work across multiple issue areas including education, employment, and community development. In this role, she works to build upon the Foundation’s place-based approach in North Lawndale and North Chicago, addressing local and statewide systemic issues that impede or support the healthy development of individuals and communities.
Tashara Williams is the Administrative Assistant at the Steans Family Foundation. Her role includes managing the foundation’s day-to-day operations with responsibilities for scheduling, coordinating and organizing internal and external meetings, activities and events on behalf of the trustees, executives, and program officers for the foundation.
Elizabeth Garcia is a Research Director for the Steans Family Foundation. In her role, she is responsible for working with the North Chicago team to identify, track, and monitor outcomes for SFF’s North Chicago initiatives, which includes providing support to school-based staff in student tracking and developing data cycles.