Joe Antolín is a nonprofit and philanthropy consultant and serves as the Executive Director of Asset Funders Network, guiding AFN efforts to increase the number of philanthropic investors in asset building to increase financial opportunity and security for low and middle income families and to effectively move to address wealth inequality. He also has served as a coach mentor for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Community Leadership Fellowship for the racial equity national cohort.
Previously, Mr. Antolín served as Heartland Alliance’s senior vice president, Heartland Human Care Services Inc. Executive Director and as a director at Catholic Charities of Chicago. In these roles he oversaw and led immigration legal services, refugee resettlement, affordable and supportive housing, workforce, residential youth, behavioral health and Head Start/early childhood programs. He also has served as a leader in state government over assistance and anti poverty programs and as a civil rights litigator with the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago.
Mr. Antolín holds a J.D. from Columbus School of Law at Catholic University and received his Bachelor of Arts With Honors from Wesleyan University. He is licensed to practice law as a member of the Illinois Bar.