Arlene Mitchell Pace

Arlene Mitchell-Pace

Vice President, Human Resources

Arlene Mitchell-Pace serves as Illinois Action For Children’s Vice President of Human Resources and brings over 15 years of experience. Arlene previously worked as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Edgewater Health.

Her work experience includes working for not-for-profits, private sectors, post-secondary and secondary schools in different functions. Arlene earned a doctoral degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix, a master’s in business administration from Purdue University Calumet, and a bachelor’s of science degree from Indiana University Northwest. She is a board member of the Kankakee County Branch NAACP, Northwest Indiana United Negro College Fund, 21st Century Charter Schools, Workforce Investment Board, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and many more. Arlene is married and has three children, three “bonus” children, and four grandchildren.