Jay Weisman, Managing Director, brings a unique perspective to his work, having spent many years working with donors, nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs throughout the United States. His clients have ranged from some of America’s largest and most prestigious giving organizations such as The J. Paul Getty Trust, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, The Carnegie Corporation and Citibank, to much smaller private, family and community foundations with staff as few as one person. Jay has also served on a number of nonprofit boards. He is a former Executive Board Committee Member and Philanthropy Committee Chairman with the American Red Cross, New Jersey Region. He currently serves on the national board and chairs the Webinar Committee for the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy. Jay is also a member of the Association of Nonprofit Specialists, and the NJ Center for Non-Profits.
Jay Weisman is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) and the founder of Legacy Philanthropy Group (LPG). Jay’s focus is on nonprofit capacity building. His Ambassador Excellence programs help nonprofits provide board members the knowledge, skills, and perspective they need to be more impactful as friend raising Ambassadors as they connect with supporters on behalf of their organizations. His Board Impact programming focuses on basic board structure, governance, and culture while his Rapid Strategic Planning services help organizations develop the strategic framework and foster the culture needed to build organizational resiliency, agility, and grit in today’s complex and rapidly changing environment. Jay also does work in leadership development and executive search.
Jay is a widely sought-after speaker and has lectured for the University of Wisconsin School of Business, the Center for Excellence in Leadership, Governance and Philanthropy at Fairleigh Dickinson University, the University of San Diego, and the University of Delaware as well as at venues such as the Foundation Center in New York City, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Roundtable, and the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy.