Megan is Benevolent’s (www.benevolent.net) founder, CEO, tea-kettle refiller, blogger and overall chatterer. She is also a seasoned nonprofit leader with over 20 years of strategic management, community partnership building and organizational planning experience. Megan has spent her career leading organizations and programs dedicated to bringing innovation to the nonprofit sector and to improving social service support for women and families living in poverty and at risk. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a BA in Public Policy and American Civilization from Brown University, a master’s degree from University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Megan is a New York to Chicago transplant. Megan and her partner live in Evanston, IL, where they raise their two children, attend more than their fill of soccer games and play frequent games of Mario Kart before bedtime.