Deborah E. Bennett

  • Senior Program Officer
  • Polk Bros. Foundation

With more than 20 years of experience as a community development practitioner, Deborah E. Bennett has committed her professional career to the revitalization of low-income communities. Ms. Bennett is currently a Senior Program Officer at the Polk Bros. Foundation, where she is a program area leader for workforce development, affordable housing, community economic development, and safe communities. Previously, Ms. Bennett held positions with Shorebank Corporation and UIC’s Center for Urban Economic Development.