Jeremy’s leadership spans over 20 years in health, philanthropy innovation, and political action. Prior to his role as Managing Director, Development at the Reinvestment Fund, he played several leadership roles in healthcare focused on community-driven innovation, neighborhood investment, and philanthropy for the largest health system in Michigan. This work was recognized by the prestigious American Hospital Association Foster G McGaw Prize for outstanding community health efforts.
Jeremy is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-supported Culture of Health Leader. He is the architect for the first Pay for Success project in Michigan and sits on the Michigan Statewide Community Advisory Forum for Fifth Third Bank. He co-founded Equity PAC; a local, equity-focused political action committee and he is the recipient of the 2016 LINC UP Visionary Community Spirit Award and the 2018 Center for Community Leadership Systems Thinking Award from the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce. He has been featured as a speaker at notable events such as SXSW and the Council on Foundations National Conference.
Jeremy is a graduate of Michigan State University where he received a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a B.S. in Psychology. He later went on to receive his M.P.A. with a focus on nonprofit leadership from Western Michigan University and corporate finance executive education from NYU.