Executive Director, LISC Chicago
Susana Vasquez, LISC Chicago's executive director, oversees a staff of 16, a budget of $9 million and a loan portfolio of $14 million. Vasquez joined LISC in 2003 as a program officer and soon became director of the office's most ambitious effort – the New Communities Program, a 10-year initiative to support comprehensive community development in 16 neighborhoods.
Dionne Baux, a native Chicagoan, has worked in city government and for nonprofits for more than seven years, primarily in the area of community economic development.
Demond Drummer is tech organizer for Teamwork Englewood, an organization formed in 2003 as part of LISC Chicago’s New Communities Program.
Elizabeth Rosas-Landa is the Smart Communities program manager at The Resurrection Project in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.