Meredith is a multi-faceted professional artist. Her background is in sales and marketing, which she currently utilizes in her role as a freelance graphic designer, acrylic, oil and water based oil based painter, custom commercial/residential mural creator, jewelry designer, and art instructor. She is also a non-profit consultant. Meredith holds a B.F.A. from Knox College, and a Graduate Certificate in Marketing Management and Advertising from Northwestern University.

Meredith continues to help move I Am We’s mission forward through her passion and expertise in developing strategic partnerships. She understands that building community and ensuring that young adolescents and teens are college bound and have positive connections to community will take resources and collaborative efforts. Outside of work, Meredith enjoys running, yoga, working with her Rainbow Assisted Therapy dog (Rocky) at Lutheran General Hospital and in library reading programs, exploring art shows in Chicago and cooking.