Manager of Development & Events
Elena Dennis joined the CBF in August 2017 and currently serves as Manager of Development & Events. Elena is responsible for the management and oversight of the CBF’s annual fundraising events and provides strategic support for the organization’s development efforts including supervising the annual Investing in Justice Campaign.
Prior to joining the CBF, Elena served as the Marketing and Communications Assistant at WorkMonger, an education startup, where she played a key role in coordinating external communications and managing the organization’s internal systems and databases.
Elena earned a B.A. in Political Science from Northwestern University in 2016. While at Northwestern, she interned at the CBF through the school’s Chicago Field Studies program.
Outside of the CBF, she enjoys attempting to cook, exploring Chicago’s food scene, and cheering on the Cubs.