Joanna Trotter

Executive Director/Senior Program Officer, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase

Joanna Trotter serves as the executive director/senior program officer for the Chicago and Minneapolis-St. Paul markets for Global Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase. Joanna leads the Chicago philanthropy team, including carrying out the firm’s $150M commitment to in addition to partnering on the firm-wide $30B racial equity commitment.

Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Joanna served as the senior director of community impact for The Chicago Community Trust where she informed the Trust’s 10-year racial wealth gap commitment and led the growing housing hold wealth strategy team. Joanna also spent three years as director of neighborhood development for the University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement where she guided and coordinated University investments largely in the Woodlawn and Washington Park communities and ten years forwarding the Metropolitan Planning Council’s community building work across the seven-county Chicago region, serving as the organization’s vice president in her last position.

Joanna holds a M.A from the University of California Los Angeles in Urban and Regional Planning. She is a proud resident of Chicago’s south side with her husband Shaan, her kids Aubrey and Sanaya, and dog Macon.