Jennie Boden, Vice President of Strategic Relationships and Senior Consultant

Jennie Boden currently serves as Managing Director of Strategic Relationships and Senior Consultant at Quantum Governance.  She brings to the position more than 25 years of leadership and management experience in the nonprofit sector. During her tenure at Quantum Governance, she has worked with clients as varied as Camphill Village, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Children of Faith Missions, the Credit Union Executives Society, the Friends of the National Arboretum and the Tipping Point Community.

Previously Jennie served as Executive Director of the Severna Park Community Center, a community-based nonprofit that enhances family life and individual development. During her tenure, SPCC grew its revenues from $1.1 million to more than $1.6 million in 16+ months. Prior, she served as the ED of the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, realigning its programs, developing its first strategic plan; re-building its Board; and managing nearly $1 million in state and federal grants.

At First Candle, Jennie served as the VP for the National Campaign for Cribs funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and VP of Development – responsible for raising $23+ million in revenue. She negotiated corporate partnerships valued at $1+ million; oversaw special events with $500,000+ in annual net revenue; and launched a CSR program with 30 participating companies.  Prior to joining First Candle, Jennie served as a Senior Director at the National Mental Health Association overseeing $3.5 million in corporate funds. She also served as the Director of External Relations for the Ethics Resource Center (ERC), where she worked with Fortune 500 companies and other national NGOs.  She is the author of the 2001 Baltimore City Sexual Assault Response Team Annual Report and the ERC’s Insights 2000. She has served as a member of the governor’s grant review team for the Maryland Board of Victim Services and the Office on Crime Control & Prevention; as well as on the Boards of ASPIRE and the Patrick Allison House and the Advisory Board of the Indiana SIDS Alliance.

Ms. Boden received a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.

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