Reginald Jones

Reginald Jones

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.

Brenda Falk

Brenda Falk

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.

Yolanda Knight

Yolanda Knight

Managing Director – North Lawndale Yolanda Knight is the Steans Family Foundation’s Managing Director of North Lawndale Programs. In her role, she supports the Foundation’s North Lawndale staff and partners to deliver programs and processes that positively...
Floyd Stafford

Floyd Stafford

Program Officer – North Lawndale Floyd Stafford is a Program Officer for the Steans Family Foundation in the North Lawndale program area. As Program Officer, Floyd works with the SFF North Lawndale and Policy & Ecosystem teams and partners to implement...
Tashara Williams

Tashara Williams

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

Elizabeth Garcia

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.