Shelley A. Davis
About the course
Davis comes to the Foundation from the Forest Preserve Foundation, where she served as the inaugural president. She honed her skills in philanthropy through positions with the Chicago Foundation for Women, The Joyce Foundation, The Ford Foundation, and the Field Foundation of Illinois. Davis is a graduate of Lawrence University, where she serves on the board of trustees, and earned a master’s degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently a lecturer at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, and board chair of the Albert Pick Jr. Fund, a local private foundation.