I feel great pride working in the philanthropic industry and have a deep sense of fulfillment from being able to help raise money that has a direct impact.

A headshot of Jessica Roberts.

Jessica joined CCS in 2015 and has more than two decades of experience in nonprofit fundraising management and consulting. Over the course of her career, she has crafted comprehensive development strategies for clients, utilizing advanced analytics to provide unique insights and customized solutions.

She has held leadership roles in Annual and Major Giving, Donor Relations, Event Planning, and Data Analytics. Jessica currently holds the position of Vice President, Data Analytics. Throughout her tenure at CCS, Jessica has engaged with an extensive roster of clients worldwide, leveraging data analytics for approximately 1,000 clients.

Jessica’s dedication to the field of development traces back to her college years when she began as a student caller and manager at Binghamton University. Prior to joining CCS, she served as the Director of Development for Columbia University, where she provided leadership in crafting yearly program plans and strategies to enhance effectiveness and cost efficiency. Her responsibilities also included soliciting five and six-figure gifts.

Before her role at Columbia, Jessica held the position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving at Fordham University. In this capacity, she oversaw all aspects of the Annual Fund for a vast alumni network of over 120,000 individuals. Her responsibilities encompassed administering a $1 million telemarketing program and managing reunion and Senior Class Gift committees.

Jessica earned her Master of Science in Nonprofit & Fundraising Management from Columbia University. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Management with concentrations in Marketing and Consulting & Organizational Leadership from Binghamton University.

Jessica resides in Queens, NY with her husband and eight-year-old son. During her leisure time, you’ll find her strolling through and discovering the vibrant streets of NYC.

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