Maggie Baran

Maggie Baran is the training and development manager for The Chicago Community Trust. In her role, she ensures that all employees have a chance to strengthen and leverage their skills and adopt new systems and strategies. From employee onboarding to leadership development, Baran is committed to ensuring everyone at the Trust feels supported in their work.

Prior to joining the Trust, she worked as a learning professional in educational publishing and later in the federal home loan bank system, where she was a founding member of an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI). Baran holds a degree in Organization Development from DePaul University. A native of the West Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago, she currently resides in the Jefferson Park neighborhood with her family.