Growing AllianceChicago Team


Please help us welcome our newest AllianceChicago team members – Connie Prater and Angela Tobin!

Ms. Prater joined AllianceChicago this month and serves as an administrator for AllianceChicago’s grants portfolio. In her role, Ms. Prater assists with the organization, submission, and coordination of grants in alignment with the organization’s Annual Development Plan. Prior to joining AllianceChicago, Ms. Prater worked as the Grants and Communications Manager at Latinos Progresando, a community-based human services organization, where she built and stewarded relationships with institutional funders, crafted organization-wide messaging, grant proposals, and post-award materials, and served as the staff liaison to the Associates Board. Ms. Prater is a graduate of the University of Chicago. 

Ms. Tobin joined AllianceChicago this month and serves as a project manager for the Practice Transformation Team. In her role, Ms Tobin will manage the team’s key projects and initiatives, overseeing them from inception to completion. Before joining AllianceChicago, she managed several multi-stakeholder initiatives at the American Academy of Pediatrics towards improving domestic and international maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes, including the National Center for Medical Home Implementation and the Survive & Thrive Global Development Alliance. She also worked in the Research Department at Howard Brown Health on the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.