Cindy Moelis


Cindy S. Moelis is President of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation. Pritzker Traubert Foundation is primarily focused on making investments that increase economic mobility and opportunity in Chicago. The Foundation’s two main strategic areas focus on increasing equitable investment in Chicago’s west and south sides and investing in scalable workforce solutions throughout the city.

Throughout Cindy’s career in government and philanthropy, she has worked to promote social justice, youth development, and economic mobility. Prior to leading the Pritzker Traubert Foundation, Cindy served in D.C. for five years as the Director of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, appointed by President Obama. Prior to her time in DC, she worked as an Assistant to Chicago’s Mayor Richard M. Daley for social policy, at the MacArthur Foundation for President Adele Simmons, and as a Program Officer at the Steans Family Foundation.

Cindy currently serves on the Boards of the Crown Family Philanthropies, the Civic Consulting Alliance, Leadership Greater Chicago, and UPenn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP). She is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, The Chicago Network, and an LGC Burnham Fellow (Class of 2019).

Cindy earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School. She lives in Chicago with her husband, Robert Rivkin. She is extremely proud of her three adult children, two of which live and work in Chicago.