Harnessing the Power of Philanthropy


Jennifer Weinstock, Senior Consultant

Jennifer Weinstock has been applying her expertise as a development professional for more than 17 years with an emphasis on relationship-building strategies between donors and organizations. She is currently the Senior Development Officer at Gann Academy, an independent Jewish high school in Waltham, MA. At Gann, Jennifer is responsible for the major gifts effort and both capital and endowment campaigns.

Before coming to Gann, Jennifer worked at PEJE (Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education) for six years, most recently as Strategy Manager for Annual Campaign. At PEJE, Jennifer set national strategies for improving development operations at Jewish day schools across North America and worked directly with development professionals, heads of school and board leaders at more than 100 schools.

Jennifer worked in women's division at both the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and Combined Jewish Philanthropies in Boston. She also spent more than a decade at WGBH, Boston's public broadcasting station, as the Senior Major Gifts Officer, Director of Stewardship and Director of the Major Gifts Annual Fund. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a current Wexner Foundation Field Fellow. She lives in Brookline, MA with her husband and three sons.