Brenan Smith-Evans

National Leadership Team – National

Brenan Smith-Evans

Managing Director of Program Implementation & Quality

As the Managing Director of Program Implementation at iMentor, Brenan partners with and supports our regional program leaders to ensure that our program has the greatest possible impact across regions and partners. Brenan has also served as the Interim Executive Director and and was the founding Deputy Director of iMentor Chicago, iMentor’s first regional outside of NYC.

Brenan brings to the role over 15 years in non-profits, and a deep passion for empowering young people to change their own lives and change the world around them. Prior to joining iMentor, she served as Associate Director at Mikva Challenge for 9 years, leading a variety of civic education and electoral engagement programs at 90+ high schools in Chicago, and growing the program from serving just over 300 to over 5000 students annually in her role. Brenan has a BA from Grinnell College and an MSW from University of Illinois at Chicago. Brenan lives in Oak Park, Illinois with her husband and her two children.