Director of Development and Communications
Community Renewal Society
Kris joined Community Renewal Society in 2002 as the Development Officer of Corporate and Major Giving. In 2016, Kris was promoted to Director of Development. As the Director of Development, Kris is responsible for the planning, implementation, and direction of all Community Renewal Society’s fundraising efforts, including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, and special events. With over twenty years of fundraising experience, Kris previously held the position of Membership Director of Friends of the Parks, a parks conservation organization here in Chicago, where her responsibilities included individual fundraising through outreach programs such as park tours, member forums and hands-on volunteer projects. Kris is a Chicago native with three adult children.