Dop Troutman is a member of the Talent and Administration team at The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, he is responsible for the administration of various functional areas of HR, including payroll, employee relations, organizational development, compensation, full-cycle recruitment, staffing, exit interviews, policy development and managing the intern program.
Prior to joining the Trust, Troutman was a freelance HR consultant working with several nonprofits in Chicago and a few small businesses in Illinois, DC, Virginia and North Carolina. Before that, he was the HR and operations manager for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois. He also spent several years as the director of operations for The Empower Program, a nonprofit in Washington, DC founded by Rosalind Wiseman, author of the bestseller Queen Bees & Wannabes, which was the basis for the movie (and now Broadway musical), Mean Girls.
Originally from western Maryland, Troutman earned his BA in english from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA and lived in Washington, DC until 2005 before moving to Chicago. He currently resides in the Lincoln Square neighborhood with his husband, Kevin.