Finance & Operations Manager
Jennifer Markas is the Finance & Operations Manager at the Citi Foundation. She is responsible for the Foundation's accounting functions including tax filing and audit, budget and financial analysis, and compliance. Jennifer works in concert with the Foundation's Operations and Grants Management team, and liaises with various business units at Citi.
Prior to joining the Citi Foundation, Jennifer worked in both non-profit and for-profit creative organizations including her time with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She built Damsels in Design in 2010, an organization dedicated to training creative women how to launch their own businesses, and is the founder of Designers Education League, a non-profit that places underserved student populations in paid apprenticeship rotations at leading design companies. Jennifer is an active volunteer in the community.
Jennifer is a graduate from Boston University's School of Management and holds a master's degree from Parsons School of Design in the History of Decorative Arts & Design. She is a nominee for New York Business Journal's Women of Influence Award in 2016.