Recent additions to Chicago Debate Commission staff

The CDC welcomed Donna Montgomery as Accounting Associate and Information Manager in November. Ms. Montgomery brings several years in accounting experience, primarily with nonprofit organizations. She received her BA from DePaul University, and has taken numerous accreditation courses in accounting and auditing standards. She is most enthused about being a part of an organization that promotes, encourages and supports youths in becoming leaders of tomorrow.

Mary Penn has joined the CDC as Development, Communications and Administrative Manager. In addition to her years of communications experience in the for-profit sector, Ms. Penn’s recent graduate studies in Nonprofit Management give her current skills that will help build and integrate the CDC’s communications and fundraising efforts.