Jessica joined JFNA in March 2021 after almost 22 years at the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. She started her career at Federation, first working in planned giving and endowments, then moving to the allocations side– eventually becoming Chief Planning Officer. Jessica is a graduate of Indiana University, has an MA/MSW from the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, and recently completed an executive masters in Jewish Professional Studies from the Spertus Institute in Chicago. A self-proclaimed “data-nerd,” Jessica is passionate about the real-life application of data to inform our work.
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