Daniel Tollefson


Daniel Tollefson is the special assistant to the president and CEO at The Chicago Community Trust.

Tollefson joined the Trust after seven years of teaching middle and high school English in Chicago (and coaching lots of basketball!). He began at the Trust as a University of Chicago Applied Data & Governance Fellow before stepping into the President’s Office.

Tollefson earned a bachelor of arts degree in english literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago Harris School.