Carolyn Ross: President and CEO

Chicago, IL – All Chicago Making Homelessness History has named Carolyn Ross as President and Chief Executive Officer. Ross has extensive nonprofit executive leadership experience, having served as the Chief Deputy Director for Child Welfare and Family Services with the State of Illinois. Ross succeeds Dr. Nonie Brennan, who served as All Chicago’s CEO since its inception in 2011.

Most recently, Ross was President and CEO at Heartland Center for Behavioral Change in Kansas City, MO, where she directed the overall coordination, organization planning, and supervision of all programs and staff. Previously, Ross was Vice President of Operations for Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC), Inc. in Chicago, where she provided overall strategic direction and leadership for all operational, quality, and compliance activities throughout Illinois.

All Chicago Making Homelessness History’s mission is to unite its community and resources to provide solutions that ensure and sustain the stability of home. All Chicago prevents and ends homelessness through four signature approaches: emergency financial assistance, community partnerships, data analytics, and training/research. By bringing its partners together and using data to inform decisions, All Chicago is creating an effective system in Chicago, so that all of its neighbors have a place to call home.