Robert Jaquay has been associate director of the Foundation since 1996. He currently serves as in-house counsel and directs the Foundation’s financial functions, including program-related investing and shareholder advocacy. Before joining the Foundation, Bob worked in Northeast Ohio as an urban planner, municipal attorney and Executive Assistant to Cleveland Mayor George Voinovich. Early in his career, he served on the staff of the U.S. House Ways and Mean Oversight Subcommittee.
Bob is past chair of Philanthropy Ohio, Mission Investors Exchange, Neighborhood Funders Group and the Foundation Center Cleveland. He has a B.S. in business administration from John Carroll University, an M.P.A. from Harvard University, a J.D. from Cleveland State University, and was a Fulbright Specialist at St. Xavier University in Canada.