JoAnn Lulla Evaluation Specialist
JoAnn (she/her/hers) joined Umoja in October 2019 as an Evaluation Specialist. In this role, she provides data management & analysis support for the organization’s diverse suite of school-based programs.
JoAnn has her B.S. in Psychology and M.S. in Advertising from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining Umoja, JoAnn worked at one of Chicago’s largest advertising agencies, focused on database marketing for a Fortune 500 client. Her responsibilities included program evaluation/analysis, lead generation and ensuring data quality for her client’s database. JoAnn’s desire to leverage her data skills in the non-profit world eventually led her to work at DePaul University. While at DePaul, JoAnn helped to streamline data collection processes and evaluate programming for their Career Center and the Center for Teaching & Learning’s Assessment Certificate Program.