Metropolitan Family Services Names Mary Richardson-Lowry to Board of Directors

Metropolitan Family Services, one of the Chicago area’s most established providers of programs to help low-income families, announces the appointment of Mary B. Richardson-Lowry to its Board of Directors. Richardson-Lowry, a partner in the Chicago office of Mayer Brown global law firm, is a member of the firm’s Lateral Hiring and Diversity and Inclusion committees.

Recognized by Crain’s 100 Most Influential Women in 2004, Richardson-Lowry also is the recipient of the Abraham Lincoln Center Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2010 as well as the National Diversity Council’s Most Powerful and Influential Women in Illinois Award in 2011, and has been appointed to numerous boards and commissions, including serving as Immediate Past President of the City of Chicago Board of Education.

About Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Family Services is a human services agency with a mission to strengthen families by providing them with expert guidance and a broad array of programs designed to help them overcome the challenges they face.

With seven community centers located throughout Chicago and the suburbs, Metropolitan is one of the area’s most established and experienced human services providers. Metropolitan is recognized for the collaborative approach it takes within each of its communities and as a leader in its use of metrics to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its programs.