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Laura R. Ernst

Laura R. Ernst

Laura R. Ernst | Program Associate
Phone: 630.598.5295

Laura joined the Foundation in August 2016. As program associate, Laura assists with the administration of the Foundation's various grant and program-related activities.

Laura, a lifelong resident of Naperville, graduated from Knox College in June 2015 with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies and minors in Economics and Business & Management. She also studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark.

After college, Laura dedicated a year to national service as an AmeriCorps VISTA at Northern Illinois Food Bank. As a Community Engagement VISTA she worked on fundraising, donor relations, and community outreach.