Joan Spirytus


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Joan joined Next Street in November of 2018 as an Associate in the Chicago Office.

Joan has experience in corporate strategy, business development, marketing, and product management across the private and social sectors.  Prior to joining Next Street, Joan was Vice President of Strategy and Development for Corporate & Public Affairs at Edelman, where she helped to shape and launch their Advisory Services practice.

Previously, Joan served as Director of Business Development and Marketing at Grenzebach Glier and Associates, a management consulting firm serving nonprofits; as Director of Development for an edTech start-up; and as a Senior Product Manager at Amazon.

Joan holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from Johns Hopkins University.