Janine Baschoff, The Presser Foundation

TITLE: Grants Manager

FOCUS AREAS: Music education, music philanthropy

CONTACT:  267-519-5350, jbaschoff@presserfoundation.org

PROFILE:  Janine Baschoff is the grants manager at the Presser Foundation. She also holds this role at Harp-Weaver LLC, independent philanthropic advisory firm in Philadelphia led by this foundation’s executive director.

Baschoff previously worked as a consultant at Duden Anderson LLC and a business manager for SEI Investments. Her bio from Duden Anderson shared the following information about her background:

Janine established her career in the asset management and financial services arena spending fourteen years working for SEI Investments, a global asset management firm headquartered in Oaks, PA. While at SEI, Janine’s tenure includes the following highlighted professional accomplishments:

  • Provided financial and operational support to global management team as infrastructure was built out across the globe which included HR initiatives, hiring procedures, training and compliance, budgeting, planning and reporting.
  • Extensive international travel within SEI’s global network to establish and review financial and operational process and procedures to ensure consistency with corporate objectives as well as with local law and culture.
  • Participated in review and research of M&A and JV opportunities as well as due diligence committees in support of global expansion.
  • Key participant in the negotiation, development and implementation of SEI’s corporate policy as it related to both expatriate and domestic relocation needs.

In addition, Janine enjoyed the successful launch of the SEI Family Center. As a key team member she drove the then grass roots efforts to conduct feasibility studies, research and the ultimate development of the now established Family Center. The Center continues to serve the vast majority of SEI’s professional population and their families as part of a dedicated Work/Life balance program.

In recent years and since departing SEI, Janine and her husband pursued the successful private adoption of two Russian born children. Janine has remained active with her charitable work in the Philadelphia area as well as with educating and mentoring families that are pursuing international adoption. Janine holds a BS in Marketing & Management as well as a minor in Art History from Rutgers University.