Manager of Data Systems
Daniel Rossi is the Manager of Data Systems at Chicago Scholars. In this role, he serves as Administrator of the customized Salesforce instance, provides support and training to database users, and develops and refines data collection, analysis, and reporting procedures. Contact Daniel if you have questions about how Chicago Scholars is using data to learn and drive Scholar outcomes.
Daniel brings to Chicago Scholars a passion for justice and working with young people so that they may reach their goals and develop as community leaders. Before joining the Chicago Scholars team, Daniel was the Evaluation and Innovation Manager at North Lawndale Employment Network where he provided leadership and strategic direction on all data collection and management projects. He also completed two years of AmeriCorps service including one as an HIV/AIDS Test Counselor and Educator at the Broadway Youth Center and another as Development and Advocacy Assistant at Hesed House, Inc. Daniel has also worked in government for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the City of Bloomington, Indiana Planning Department.
Daniel holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master of Public Affairs with a concentration in Policy Analysis from Indiana University. His advice to rising Scholars is to take action on campus, build relationships, make mistakes, and don’t forget you’re allowed to have fun.
In his spare time, Daniel volunteers as a facilitator for Youth Outlook and serves on the Leadership Board of Project Fierce Chicago, a grassroots collective dedicated to reducing homelessness among queer and transgender youth. You’ll also find him out exploring the City, playing cards, travelling, or reading the news.