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Lynnette McRae serves as the director of the Connecting Capital and Community initiative (3C) at The Chicago Community Trust.
In this role, she leads a multi-sector collaborative aimed at building wealth through homeownership and real estate development in Black and Latinx communities.
Prior to joining the Trust, Lynnette worked as a community development professional at the federal, nonprofit and municipal levels leading place-based initiatives, grant making, and systems change efforts both in her hometown of Chicago as well as across the country.
Lynnette received degrees from Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Michigan, and also completed the Presidential Management Fellows Program.