Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

CWFA collaborates with employers and other workforce stakeholders to increase employment, earnings and racial equity for underprepared workers in the Chicago region.

Mural in Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Photo: A Rahmann Statik mural in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

  • Cyndi Bergstein

    Program Director for Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

    Cyndi Bergstein is the communications/program director for Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance. She focuses on industry workforce partnerships and a variety of employer practice change initiatives.…

  • Matthew Bruce

    Executive Director for Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

    Matthew Bruce is the founding executive director of the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance (CWFA). CWFA is the Chicago region’s workforce development funder collaborative, it invests…

  • Adrian Esquivel

    Deputy Director for Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

    Adrian Esquivel is the deputy director for the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance. In this role, working with a wide variety of stakeholders, Adrian oversees industry-sector…

  • Nadine Fields

    Administrative Assistant for Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

    Nadine Fields is the office assistant for the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance. Within her role, she manages the administrative tasks such as scheduling, invoice/grants processing,…

  • Kylin Fisher

    Program Director for Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

    Kylin Fisher is the program director for Employer-led Workforce Solutions at the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance. In this role, she serves as the convener of…