A former CFRE, Densmore served as the Executive Director of the Chicago Bar Foundation for ten years. Under her stewardship, the Foundation tripled in size and was relied on for its regional leadership in expanding access to legal services and education programs.
As Program Director for the Center for Neighborhood Technology (Chicago), she supervised a large, fee for service social enterprise which supported nonprofit organizations in reducing their energy costs, and worked with private foundations and public agencies to develop special grant and loan programs for low income neighborhoods.
She founded or co-founded three businesses and two non-profit organizations and served as a consultant on strategy development, fund-raising and management issues with other small businesses.
Her past experience also includes serving as the Manager of Consumer and Community Issues for McDonald’s Corporation and as the Executive Director for the Corporate Responsibility Group of Greater Chicago.