Chauncey Lennon

Vice President for the Future of Learning and Work, Lumina Foundation


Chauncy Lennon joined Lumina Foundation in the newly created role of vice president for the future of learning and work in 2018, helping build out new ideas to advance the foundation’s attainment agenda.

Lennon came to Lumina after nearly five years as a managing director and head of workforce strategy at JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he drove the firm’s $350 million investment in philanthropic initiatives. He previously led grant portfolios at Ford Foundation related to economic advancement and workforce development. Since 2015, Lennon has served on the national advisory board of the College Promise Campaign, and the New York City Workforce Development Board.

Lennon is a graduate of Williams College. He was awarded a master’s from the University of Chicago and a doctorate in anthropology from Columbia University.