Jennifer Alter Warden, govt vice chairman and COO of Baird & Warner, acquired the 2020 Alter & Stone Excellent Volunteer Award for her service to the literacy program Working within the Colleges (WITS) on Dec. 3.
Serving on the WITS board of administrators, Alter Warden leveraged her management and strategic abilities, permitting WITS to turn out to be the most important supplier of literacy programming to Chicago Public Colleges.
Giving again is a ardour of Alter Warden on an expert stage as effectively. Now known as Good Will Works, she was the architect of Baird & Warner’s philanthropic arm.
“Jennifer is one in every of Chicago’s philanthropic leaders, and she or he does it by doing,” mentioned Tena Latona, CEO of Working within the Colleges, in a press launch. “Her skill to deliver individuals into the organizations she helps is unbelievable. She doesn’t say, ‘Will you do that?’ She asks, ‘Will you be my associate on this?’ It’s a small distinction, however one which evokes Board friends and different philanthropists alike.”