Jessica Katz, an Atlanta native, earned her bachelor’s in psychology at the University of Georgia and MSW at Yeshiva University along with a Certificate in Jewish Communal Service.
She has a 5-year-old daughter named Miriam.
“Early on, I knew I wanted to work in the Jewish community and dedicate my life to this work,” said Katz. She has spent her career working at Jewish non-profits and spent time living and working in Israel.
For the past three years, Katz has served as Director of Development at Jewish Family & Career Services. Her responsibilities consist of overseeing agency fundraising efforts, including annual campaign and events.
When speaking about her position, Katz says she is “honored to work for JF&CS because I know we make a difference in the community every day. As a mom to a young child, I am proud that we offer services through the Horwitz-Zusman Child & Family Center, helping support the entire family. I am a part of building a strong community for my daughter.”
JF&CS offers a wide array of programs and services including Frances Bunzl Clinical Services, Aviv Older Adult Services, and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services. “In my role, I get to share the impact of our work and ensure community members know resources are available to them.”