Jodie joined CLC in July 2019 to create and manage the organization’s Individual Giving Program, managing and stewarding major gifts for individual donors to CLC.
Jodie, trained as a social worker, has extensive background in fundraising, organizational management, community organizing, and leadership development. Most recently, Jodie served as the Deputy Director of Regional Operations and Strategy at J Street, a pro-diplomacy political advocacy organization and PAC working toward a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In her time at J Street, Jodie spent four years as Regional Director, focusing on cultivating and soliciting major donors, directing regional advocacy plans, advising political strategy, and developing communal activists.
Prior to her time at J Street, Jodie worked as a children’s therapist at Sanctuary for Families in the Brooklyn Family Justice Center, providing counseling to child witnesses and victims of domestic violence. Jodie holds a Masters degree in Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2011 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wesleyan University in 2009.