Director of Operations in Chicago, Illinois
Alvin Schexnider is the Director of Operations for Greater Good Studio, a social innovation & design firm based out of Chicago. Previously, he was Director of Human Resources for Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.), a mid-sized direct service agency. Before joining Y.O.U., Alvin was the Director of Planning & Administration at UMI/Urban Ministries, Inc., a national social impact media company, and he started his career in a two-year leadership program for Abbott Laboratories, holding roles in both Chicago and Shanghai, China. Alvin holds a B.A. in Political Science from Morehouse College, an M.A. in HR & Business from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, and is a former Luard Scholar. He is a board member of Chicago Freedom School, a member of University Church Chicago, and a student of Capoeira at the International Capoeira Angola Foundation - Chicago. Fun fact: Alvin is also an avid reader of Coates' writing run on the Black Panther comic.