Jaimie Mayer is currently serving her second term as Chair of the Nathan Cummings Foundation, having previously served on the board for over two decades. Under her chairmanship, Jaimie has guided the Foundation through aligning 100% of its assets for impact, leadership transitions, and a renewed focus on racial, economic, and environmental justice.
In the philanthropic realm, Jaimie runs a consulting business working with philanthropists in their 20s and 30s looking to create their philanthropic footprint, with families trying to integrate the next generation, and with non-profits cultivating individuals in their 20s and 30s. She has worked with a number of individuals, foundations, and non-profits in the United States, Canada, and Israel and past clients include Reboot, America-Israel Cultural Foundation, and the EcoHealth Alliance.
Jaimie’s background in the arts spans two decades in both theatre and film. Jaimie has produced on Broadway and off and had films premiere at Sundance and on Showtime. Most recently, she ran Magic Theatre in San Francisco, as Managing Director. With Magic, she had the privilege of producing works by Taylor Mac, Paula Vogel, Mfoniso Udofia, and many more. She previously served as the Producing Director of COAL, a musical meant to catalyze and spark individuals and communities to find their voice in the climate change movement.
Jaimie holds an Executive MBA from NYU Stern School of Business and an MFA in Theatre Management and Producing from Columbia University’s School of The Arts. She is the Vice Chair of ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) and sits on the board of the Vineyard Theatre.
Board Chair Peer Network: Adding Non-family Board Members
Posted on May 26, 2021 by Elizabeth Snowdon Bonner, Jaimie Mayer
Looking Inward: How We Clarified Our Values and Vision
Posted on March 17, 2021 by Jaimie Mayer
Board Chair Peer Network: Inaugural Meeting
Posted on February 12, 2021 by Jaimie Mayer, Gilbert Miller, Katherine Lorenz
Defining and Translating Motivations and Values
Posted on December 7, 2020 by Jaimie Mayer, Nicholas A. Tedesco, Katherine Lorenz
Not Throwing Away This Shot
Posted on September 23, 2020 by Jaimie Mayer
2020 Trustee Education Institute
Posted on December 22, 2019 by Christopher Fletcher, Jennifer Davis, Robin Snidow, Laura Collins, Paul Liu, Greg Ratliff, Kathleen Simpson, Tamara Larsen, Dana Lanza, Shaady Salehi
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