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Whitney Smith
Executive Director – Midwest, Global Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase; Chicago, IL

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Whitney Smith leads the Global Philanthropy team and efforts in the Midwest for JPMorgan Chase, which includes over $20 M in grant -making aimed at improving economic opportunity for people in the region. Specific priorities include workforce readiness, consumer finance health, small business development, and affordable housing. Prior, Whitney was with the Joyce Foundation for 10 years where she was the Senior Program Director managing the Employment Portfolio. Whitney holds a Bachelor's Degree from Bowdoin College and a Master's Degree from the University of Chicago.