About Our President and CEO

Carolyn Ross is the President and CEO of All Chicago.

She has extensive nonprofit executive leadership experience. She served as the Chief Deputy Director for Child Welfare and Family Services with the State of Illinois. More recently she served as the President and CEO at Heartland Center for Behavioral Change in Kansas City, MO, where she directs the overall coordination, organization planning, supervision and direction of all programs and staff. From 2009 to 2014, Ross was the Vice President of Operations for Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC), Inc. in Chicago, where she provided overall strategic direction and leadership for all operational, quality, and compliance activities throughout Illinois.

As a recognized leader in preventing and ending homelessness through emergency financial assistance, community partnerships, data analytics, and trainings, Carolyn is humbled to be a part our growing organization and to bring our community together to address this complex issue.

She joined All Chicago in July 2019.