Together We Rise
Gloria Castillo is director of Together We Rise, a multi-faceted initiative of The Chicago Community Trust to ensure the Chicago region’s equitable recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.
Until the spring of 2020, she had served for 16 years as president and CEO of Chicago United, a corporate membership organization dedicated to advancing multiracial leadership in business to achieve economic opportunity parity for people of color and minority business enterprises. She collaborated with business, philanthropic, and local community leaders and organizations across Chicago.
Before leading Chicago United, Castillo spent more than 20 years working in the for-profit sector as Monarch Marketing Group president.