The Future Founders Foundation is pleased to announce the promotions of Nick Prestemon and Britney Robbins and the recent hire of Katie Sowa.
Nick Prestemon was promoted from City Director, Lemonade Day Chicago to Deputy Director of the Future Founders Foundation. Nick joined our team in January 2013 to integrate Lemonade Day Chicago into the Foundation and add key strategy and program design experience to the organization. In his new position, Nick will take on a leadership role, overseeing our Community Advisory Board, as well as program strategy and evaluation for the organization. Nick will continue to oversee the expansion of Lemonade Day Chicago to elementary school students across Chicagoland.
Britney Robbins was promoted from Program Coordinator to Relationship Manager for the Future Founders Foundation. Britney joined our team in June 2013 to run Future Founders, our high school entrepreneurship program. In just one year, she elevated the content and impact of the program while building tremendous relationships with students, teachers, partners and volunteers. In her new role, she will oversee volunteer management and engagement for the organization. Britney will continue to oversee the expansion of Future Founders and has exciting plans for the program’s tenth year this fall.
Katie Sowa was recently hired as our first Director of Community Engagement. In this new role, Katie is developing programming to enhance youth entrepreneurship opportunities for students across Chicagoland. She will also forge partnerships with community organizations to provide clearly defined pathways for student entrepreneurs. Katie joins the Foundation having a wealth of entrepreneurial experience. Most recently, she served as Director of Operations for the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), a collegiate entrepreneurship network with chapters on hundreds of university campuses across North America.
Please join us in congratulating Nick and Britney and welcoming Katie!
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