Joan Garvey Lundgren


Joan Garvey Lundgren is senior director for resource development at The Chicago Community Trust. Before joining the Trust, Garvey Lundgren spent 14 years at the global humanitarian organization CARE USA where she held a number of positions, ultimately serving as executive director and acting AVP of corporate partnerships. In this role she led CARE’s private sector engagement, charged with bringing new investment to CARE’s work, influencing business policy and practice and driving new opportunities for the communities CARE serves. Prior to CARE USA, Garvey Lundgren was a development officer for the Cambodian Association of Illinois, helping to establish the Cambodian American Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial in Chicago, the first of its kind in the U.S. She has held short-term assignments in Rajasthan, India and London.

Born and raised in the Chicago area, Garvey Lundgren holds a BBA from The George Washington University and an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago.