MCW Hires Executive Director



NEW YORK, NY, February 1, 2017 – MCW, a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to addressing communities’ pressing needs by empowering current leaders and readying leaders of tomorrow, announced today the appointment of Jacinda Jordan, MPA as Executive Director.

Based on the needs of the organization, input from the MCW Community, and strategic direction, the organization hired Jacinda to help maximize MCW’s impact nationally and internationally.  As the Executive Director of MCW, Jacinda will have overall strategic and operation responsibility for MCW’s fundraising, staff, programs, expansion, and execution of the organization’s mission and vision.  She will be supported by the Board of Directors, staff and team members operating in the USA as well as the local boards and staff in the countries where MCW operates.

“The board and team is excited to have Jacinda join as MCW’s Executive Director.  The experience and insight Jacinda brings to MCW will be an integral part of our growth and development as an organization,” says Eddie Bergman, MCW Co-founder and Board President.

Prior to joining MCW, Jacinda managed a portfolio of public, foundation and private grants, contracts, and agreements as the Grants & Contracts Manager at EngenderHealth, Inc. in New York City for eight years.  Jacinda served as the primary trainer for EngenderHealth’s global grants and contracts team, focusing on subaward development and compliance, and project management from a contractual perspective. Jacinda also served as the Subcontracts Manager at the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs at Columbia University in New York where she managed a fluctuating portfolio of 50 to 70 subawards totaling approximately $15 million.  Jacinda’s passion is to build the financial and operational capacity within the organizations we support and has spent a considerable amount of time studying, traveling to and working in both Sub-saharan and West Africa regions.  Jacinda holds a BA in history from the University of Washington and a Masters of Public Administration in Health Policy and Management with a specialization in Health Finance and International Health Policy from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.

“I am thrilled to join the MCW team.” says Jacinda. “I’ve watched MCW grow over the years and now we have a unique opportunity to grow the organization through the diversification of funds, expansion of key programs and to enter into new and strategic partnerships. Ultimately, more communities will benefit from the growth that will come out of the new strategic plan.”

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