Lupe Preston acts in the capacity of the Chief Financial Officer for AFN. Lupe has a wealth of management and operations experience in non-profit management. She currently is the Board President for the Chicago Jobs Council and is on the Board of Directors for the IFF, as well as the Second Federal, A Self-Help CTU, Advisory Board. Lupe holds a J.D. from Loyola School of Law and a M.S. in Public Service Management from DePaul University.

Her professional experience includes working as a legal services attorney specializing in immigration, public benefits and civil rights. Lupe has over 12 years
experience developing and running programs in workforce development with successful partnerships with businesses and community groups aimed at addressing community issues centered on poverty, education and employment.