Peggy A. Davis is the vice president of community impact for The Chicago Community Trust.
In this role, she is responsible for leadership and grant making to advance the Trust’s strategic goals. She also provides leadership integrating community impact and philanthropic services to better connect donors with expertise and local knowledge to drive more meaningful philanthropy.
Davis joined the Trust as a leader and a legal professional with a range of experience across the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Her roles prior to the Trust include executive director for the Chicago Committee, a membership organization advancing racial and ethnic diversity in the legal profession, general counsel for the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority in Chicago, vice president for diversity and staffing at Exelon Corporation, partner at Winston and Strawn, and chief of staff to Chicago Public Schools CEO. Davis serves as Secretary on the Board of Trustees for City Colleges of Chicago.