Jamie currently serves as Senior Associate Director, Investor Relations at the END Fund. In this role she works with a portfolio of institutional donors who are dedicated to furthering the END Fund’s mission. Jamie earned a Masters of Science degree in Political Science and Applied Community Development from Illinois State University’s Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Political Science and African Studies from Illinois State University.
Prior to joining the END Fund, Jamie worked in fundraising for several social service agencies in Chicago, including working to end perinatal HIV transmission and most noticeably, supporting a capital campaign that built a $15M interim and permanent supporting housing facility. In addition, Jamie previously served as a grant writer and researcher for a local NGO in Kigali, Rwanda and as an AmeriCorps VISTA in rural northern California.
Outside of work Jamie enjoys running and is a two-time Chicago Marathon finisher. She loves spending time with her three sisters, two nephews, and rescue pup, Mutima.