Jennie Sparandara

Jennie Sparandara

Executive Director of Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

2018 Economic Security Summit Participant

As Executive Director, Global Philanthropy, Jennie leads JPMorgan Chase’s global workforce portfolio. In this role she implements the firm’s commitment to expanding economic inclusion through innovative programs, thoughtful research and by leveraging the firm’s vast resources and talented employees. Signature projects include strategic development of New Skills at Work, JPMorgan’s $250MM commitment to building skills around the globe for young people and adults and New Skills for Youth South Bronx, a $6MM initiative to build more effective career pathways in New York City.

Jennie joined the firm in 2016; she was most recently the Executive Director of the Job Opportunity Investment Network (JOIN), a partnership between philanthropy, government, community organizations and employers in Greater Philadelphia that creates a collaborative space for developing and testing industry-led job training. Prior to JOIN, Jennie served as the first Director of Human Capital Investments in the City of Philadelphia where she was responsible for the coordination of Philadelphia’s anti-poverty programs and workforce development initiatives, including the strategic realignment of the city’s workforce agencies. Previously, Jennie worked in the federal government and local and national policy organizations.

Jennie holds a Bachelors degree from Barnard College, Columbia University and a Masters degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University.

Jennie was a participant at the 2018 Economic Security Summit, which was held July 9-12, 2018, in Aspen, Colorado.