Vice President, Grants & Initiatives
Jennifer joined the Foundation in 2011, bringing a broad range of nonprofit and philanthropic experiences, including leadership and capacity-building roles at the Sterling-Dorman and Whitecap foundations, and various positions in arts, education, the environment, and youth development. She holds an MSc in positive organizational development and change management from Case Western Reserve’s Weatherhead School of Management, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, and professional certifications in appreciative inquiry, sustainability, coaching, and college counseling. Jennifer serves on the boards of Westside Neighborhood School, SEED School LA, and Southern California Grantmakers, as an advisory council member for East West Players, and on the LA County Arts Commission as a Supervisor Barger appointee. She was a 2017 Council on Foundations Career Pathways Program Fellow.