Jessica is the Director of Special Projects for Real Estate Solutions at IFF, a mission-driven lender, developer, and real estate consultant for nonprofits across the Midwest. In her previous roles as a developer, Jessica created and preserved hundreds of mixed income and affordable housing units utilizing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program. She previously served at the Chicago Housing Authority and the New York Housing Authority.
Jessica grew up in DeKalb and northern Chicagoland, and after living in NYC for many years, moved to Chicago in 2014. She loves spending time with her rescue dog, family, monthly book club, and in nature. She’s excited to join JCUA, a diverse Jewish community that reflects her values. She’s interested in the intersection of Jewish values and supporting equity, organizing and community development work.