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Staff Profile

Steven J. Casey

Associate Director, Grants Management

Steven's primary responsibilities include grant administration and the preparation and monitoring of the grant budget.

Before joining the Foundation in May 2000, Casey was an Accounting Manager for McDonald's Corporation in Oak Brook, IL. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Host Committee Coordinator for the National Governors' Association, and the Controller of a Milwaukee-based construction firm.

Casey is affiliated with numerous community-related activities, including the local and national Urban League chapters, Food Desert Action, NFP, Neighborhood Housing Services, The Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, and the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) initiative. Named a German Marshall Fund Fellow in 2004, he spent time in Europe studying global economic, political, and social issues. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of District of Columbia and his master's degree from Marquette University, both in Business Administration.