MONICA JIRAK | Executive Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
As a lifelong resident of the Lincoln Square/Ravenswood community, Monica has been dedicated to preserving and maintaining German American culture. She has served a 3 year term on the DANK Haus Board of Directors where she chaired the programming committee which is responsible for all the events at the Haus. She organized new events and strengthened partnerships with the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce. Monica expanded the presence of the DANK Haus by participating in Apple Fest and Small Business Saturday. Monica holds a Masters Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and worked previously in the public sector for nine years.
As Executive Director, Monica provides overall operational and strategic responsibility, for the DANK Haus including oversight of staff, education/cultural programs, hall rentals, accounting, business development, marketing, fundraising and execution of the DANK's mission. In addition, Monica remains committed to being a true community cultural center and is dedicated to giving back and helping all the neighborhoods in Chicago. Monica looks forward to the future and will continue to work diligently on behalf of the DANK Haus and the city of Chicago.