Allison Clark, (Board Appointment) is an Associate Director for Impact Investments at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and is a member of the Chicago Commitment team. Her work has involved structuring and underwriting investments in areas including housing, community development, and the arts.  Allison has worked in affordable housing, economic development, and commercial real estate for over 25 years in both the public and private sectors. Allison has served on several civic-focused committees, including the Advisory Group for the City of Chicago’s Five-Year Housing Plan and the Illinois Attorney General's task force related to national mortgage settlement stemming from the foreclosure crisis. Passionate about causes related to women and girls, she co-founded EQO37, an online resource focused on promoting gender equality. Allison graduated from Harvard-Radcliffe College and earned a Master of Management degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.