Jamie is a first-generation college and post-college graduate. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications from Indiana University and master’s degree in nonprofit management from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Jamie is a results and mission-driven nonprofit leader, relationship and team builder, and project management ninja that brings 18 years of experience in the nonprofit sector to Greenhouse Scholars. She started her career in arts management at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and after moving to Cleveland, focused primarily on education operations management, events and fundraising.
Jamie volunteered for 13 years in Cleveland for several animal welfare organizations, as an alumni board member for the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School for Applied Social Sciences at CWRU, and was a core organizer for Cleveland Pandemic Response, providing mutual aid and community support in Northeast Ohio during the COVID-19 crisis. After 15 years in Ohio, she decided to answer the call of the mountains and relocate to Colorado in 2022. Outside of work, she volunteers for Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary, travels the world, studies Spanish, sees live music, explores the outdoors, tastes the best vegan food she can find, and spends time with her husband, James, and their pets Bina, Poppy, and Helen.