JC began her career as an educator with the New York City Board of Education, which lead to senior-level positions in healthcare, academia, and human services. Along the way, and with over 30 professional years in revenue-generating roles, she has been influential in securing more than $15 million for nonprofit and private sector organizations nationally and internationally. As an independent contractor, she is a subject matter expert in grant and technical writing with substantial experience as an academic researcher and project manager. JC has held senior positions with such companies as Sanus Health Plan/New York Life, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s Bellevue Medical Center, and Metropolitan Medical Center, New School’s Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy, and Providence Service Corporation. She has been a member of several nonprofit boards and has served on several panels focused on urban education, managed care, health reform, and fund-development during her career. JC has a Ph.D., M. Ed, and M.A from Columbia University’s Teachers College and an M.A from New York University. Although JC hails from New York City, she lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband and an active pup.