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To date, Chicago Scholars have won $261.4 million scholarship dollars from Chicago partner colleges and universities.


Tim Ubben, now an emeritus member of the Posse Board of Directors and a graduate and trustee of DePauw University, wanted to bring Posse to the Windy City. He organized a generous group of five benefactors to establish the founding fund for Posse Chicago. The site opened its doors in 2000 with DePauw University, Denison University and Carleton College as its first partner schools.

Posse thanks Tim for his incredible generosity and vision.

We are grateful to the teachers, counselors and community leaders of Chicago, who help us identify incredible high school students. We especially thank our partner colleges and universities for their investments in the program and belief in the promise of Posse Scholars.

2021 Posse Chicago Leadership Sponsors

Posse Chicago Staff

Jennifer Tani, Director
Emilio Araujo, Trainer
Samantha Bahena, Program Coordinator
Bailey Bagneris, Trainer
Uriah Brown, Trainer
Alex Garay, Trainer
Elizabeth Gutierrez, Program Director
Simon Jeffrey, Program Director
Gabriela Pantoja-Cortés, Assistant to the Director
Aida Shilwa, Career Program Manager
Valeria Stutz, Program Coordinator
Caryn Turgeon, Development Director
Deandre Turton, Trainer
Yliana Velazquez, Trainer
Joseph Velez, Trainer

Posse Chicago Advisory Board

Peter Saravis, Chair
Rod Adams
Robert G. Byron
Celeste Center
Andrew A. Johnson
Robert Kaye
Geraldine Keefe
David Malcom
Viry Medina
Kim Metrick
Richard E. Meyers
Julie Parsons
Jim Pigott
Dr. Jeremy Rossman
Hon. Amy J. St. Eve
Edward T. Swan
Diane Swonk
Jennifer Wesley

Chicago Partner Colleges and Universities

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Contact Posse Chicago

111 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel: (312) 566-9790
Fax: (312) 566-9796
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