Monique Brunson Jones Named Forefront’s New President and Chief Executive Officer

AFN congratulates Monique Brunson Jones, LCSW on her appointment as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Forefront. Monique currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at the Evanston Community Foundation (ECF).

“Monique is a visionary leader with an extensive background in mental health, violence prevention, philanthropy, and racial equity. During her tenure at ECF, she was successful in diversifying the board, staff, and community investments to reflect the voices of the community,” said Greg DiDomenico, President and CEO of the Community Memorial Foundation, who serves as Forefront’s Board Chair. “Most remarkably, amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic, Monique led the team in a total realignment of priorities, raising and distributing close to $4M in grants to address the immediate needs caused by the pandemic.”

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