Jennifer M. Macotto, Associate Vice President
Jennifer Macotto joined The Sheridan Group team in 2006. She has provided a wide range of campaign management and client services to the American Society of Association Executives Foundation, the National Association for Gifted Children, the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation, Randolph-Macon Academy, The John Carroll School, The Church of the Redeemer, and St. Stephen’s and the Incarnation. Apart from her work with the firm, Jennifer is the Director of Development at the UC/Santa Cruz Arboretum.
Prior to joining The Sheridan Group, Jennifer concluded a three-year tenure as Director of Development and Events at the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) where she demonstrated success with identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate, foundation and individual donors as well as event and sponsorship design and delivery.
Jennifer also has over six years of experience consulting with non-profit organizations, including the William S. Abell Foundation (who provides grants to organizations serving women and children such as the Center for Child Protection and Family Support, Diane’s House, Foster and Adoptive Parent Resource Center, Healthy Babies Project, In God’s Loving Hands, Healthy Babies Project, Mid County United Ministries, Pregnancy Aid Center, Project Echo and St. Joseph’s House, Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), and Birthmother Ministries.
Previously, Jennifer served a four-year tenure as Senior Manager, Annual Fund of The ASCO Foundation which raises over $40 million annually for cancer research and education. Under her direction, Annual Fund giving increased dramatically through successful solicitation and cultivation programs, targeted direct mail campaigns such as acquisition and ad hoc appeals, as well as marketing and development of the Foundation’s website. She also had oversight for Board governance, special events, research and prospect development.
She is a Past-President of the Association Foundation Group (AFG), a national society of association fundraising professionals where she has served as a member since 2005, a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Silicon Valley Chapter, a member of the American Association of Society Executives (ASAE) and on the Development Committee of Pacific Collegiate School.
Jennifer received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from George Mason University. To say that education is important to Jennifer and her family is an understatement. She recently relocated to the west coast with her husband, Eduardo, an Executive Chef, to pursue educational opportunities for their son, Nicolas.