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SVP Chicago Presents Fast Pitch 2018!

Showcase Event

May 8, 2018

6 – 8:30 pm

Uptake, 600 West Chicago

Fast Pitch is a free two-month communication skills building program and competition for innovative nonprofits in Greater Chicagoland. The program equips nonprofit leaders to communicate their story powerfully and connects them with leaders of the business and civic communities who can help them create significant community impact.

Meet the 2018 Finalists

Dylan Toropov, Director of Individual and Major Giving & Special Events, About Face Theatre

Dan Roberts, Executive Director, CircEsteem

Mike McGee, Managing Director, CodeNow

Bernard Cherkasov, Executive Director, Cradles to Crayons

Jamila Trimuel, CEO, Ladies of Virtue

Nina V Smith, Executive Director, LEAP (Language Empowers All People)

Katherine Ragnar, Executive Director, Sarah’s Circle

Sandra Abrevaya, President & Chief Impact Officer, Thrive Chicago

2018 Showcase Event Judges:

Seth Green, ‎Founding Director, Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility, ‎Loyola University

Liam Krehbiel, CEO, A Better Chicago

Stephen McLaughlin, Partner, Bain & Company

Beth Swanson, Vice President of Strategy & Programs, The Joyce Foundation

Nichole Wilson, Grow Manager, Chicago Beyond