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Jessie Okelberry

Jessie Okelberry
Vice President

"I have great admiration for nonprofit work and the extraordinary individuals who dedicate their lives to serving others. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to help organizations succeed by connecting them to passionate leaders."

Jessie’s career to date has been concentrated in the field of nonprofit management and philanthropy. Prior to her joining Morris & Berger in 2011, she worked in development for higher education and performing arts organizations in New York City and Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz and earned her Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis in nonprofit management from the University of Southern California. A native of San Francisco and lifelong arts supporter, Jessie is mother to two young children and is an active volunteer in their schools.

As Vice President at Morris & Berger, Jessie assists the Partners throughout the search process and helps develop candidate pools, participates in candidate interviews and conducts detailed reference checks. She regularly communicates with both prospective and active candidates, provides updates to search committees and communicates search results with all stakeholders.

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