Green Festival Speakers

Jean Pogge



Jean Pogge is the Executive Vice President of Consumer and Community Banking at ShoreBank, Americas first and leading community development and environmental bank. Pogges responsibilities include the retail branch network, small business credit, single family mortgage lending, mission based deposits and the evolving strategy for serving the unbanked.

Prior to joining ShoreBank, Jean Pogge was President of Woodstock Institute, a nationally recognized policy nonprofit that works to promote community reinvestment through policy development, applied research, and interactive program design.

Ms. Pogge received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Barat College and a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Currently, Ms. Pogge is a board member and an Executive Committee member of the Social Venture Network and a board member of the Social Investment Forum. She also serves on the Board of Directors and the Finance and Investment Committee of the Chicago Foundation for Women. She is a current and founding board member of Pivot Consulting. She is an active member of the Chicago Finance Exchange.