Executive Director, DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science
Ahava Silkey-Jones is an accomplished non-profit and education leader. She has a passion for building community through education and the arts locally and globally. She has worked to develop and implement high-quality programming, global education initiatives, and innovative models for arts education in Chicago, Boston, Newark, and Minneapolis.
Ahava is the Executive Director of the DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science, a k-8, Blue-Ribbon award-winning charter school. Prior to DaVinci Ahava served as the Principal of Minnesota’s statewide residential arts high school.
Associate, Latz & Company
Johnny Figel currently works as an Associate at Latz & Company, a professional services firm specializing in fundraising and non-profit organizational development. Outside of this experience, Johnny serves on the governing board for Madison Street Theatre and the Young Professionals Board for Beat the Streets Chicago. He also supports Erika’s Lighthouse as charity runner for their Chicago Marathon Team Resilience.
Event Associate, GCM Grosvenor
Owner, Offbalans Branding
Assistant Director, UChicago Charter School Donoghue Campus