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Liam Krehbiel

Lessons in Nonprofit Management (campusCATALYST)

Liam Krehbiel is the founder and CEO of A Better Chicago, a nonprofit venture philanthropy fund launched in 2010. A Better Chicago provides funding and management support to a portfolio of highperforming nonprofits that are dramatically improving educational outcomes for low-income students.

Prior to founding A Better Chicago, Liam spent ten years working in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, he was a management consultant at Bain & Company, where he worked on a variety of strategy and operational projects for Fortune 500 and mid-market clients. Prior to Bain, Liam worked at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, where he identified, assessed, funded and supported a portfolio of high-performing youth development organizations that aspire to scale nationally. Earlier in his career, Liam worked in the investment banking group of William Blair & Company and in the development office of ACCION, a global microfinance organization.

In addition to his work at A Better Chicago, Liam serves on the board of directors of the Big Shoulders Fund and the Civic Federation.

Liam has a BA in history from Dartmouth College and an MBA in finance and marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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