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SVP Chicago Announces 2018 Fast Pitch Cohort

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SVP Chicago’s two-month Fast Pitch program is underway! Fifteen nonprofit leaders are working with their SVP coaches to hone their pitch in hopes of securing one of the eight finalist spots for the showcase event on May 8, from 6-8:30 pm at Uptake, 600 W Chicago.

This year’s cohort includes:

Dylan Toropov, About Face Theatre

Alondra Montes, Center for Advancing Domestic Peace

Dan Roberts, CircEsteem

Mike McGee, CodeNow

Allison Liefer, Common Threads

Bernard Cherkasov, Cradles to Crayons

Desirée Pepper-Venzant, HFS Chicago Scholars

Jamila Trimuel, Ladies of Virtue

Nina Smith, LEAP

Andres Alvear, MAPSCorps

Jenna Hania, New Moms

Natasha Smith-Walker, Project Exploration

Katherine Ragnar, Sarah’s Circle

Sandra Abrevaya, Thrive Chicago

Melvin Hayes, UpWorld

These inspiring leaders will compete for $35,000 in cash and pro bono service prizes. Join us to be wowed by the impact that these nonprofits are making in Chicagoland!

Tickets are now on sale: http://bit.ly/2oWJYdr