Jessica Strausbaugh


Jessica Strausbaugh is chief financial officer for The Chicago Community Trust. Strausbaugh joined the Trust from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, where in her role as senior director, finance and treasurer she oversaw Lurie’s endowment and pension investment portfolios, enterprise risk management, payroll, tax compliance, debt issuance and cash management. Prior to her work at Lurie Children’s Hospital, her previous roles included first vice president at LaSalle Bank (now Bank of America); three years in London consulting to European banks as manager in KPMG’s financial risk advisory group; and three years in new product development at Standard & Poor’s in New York and Paris.

Born and raised in Chicago, Strausbaugh holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BSBA from Washington University.