TITLE: Executive Director
FUNDING AREAS: STEM education, K-12 education, financial literacy
CONTACT: (847) 706-3535, Jason.Leppin@actfnd.org
PROFILE: Jason Leppin joined The Actuarial Foundation as its Executive Director in 2015. The foundation's announcement of his hiring shared:
Jason Leppin, a Certified Fundraising Executive (CRFE), brings more than 10 years of non-profit management and leadership experience to The Actuarial Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, he served as the Vice President of the JourneyCare Foundation, one of the largest non-profit hospice and palliative care organizations in the Chicagoland area. During his tenure, JourneyCare Foundation’s assets grew from $10M to $14M. He successfully implemented several community engagement programs, including; The Grateful Family & Friends program which allowed patient families to thank caregivers, the Youth Advisory Board, which connected high school students with the mission of JourneyCare, and the Planned Giving Advisory Council, which provided educational resources to Foundation staff and donors. Jason had this to say about leading The Actuarial Foundation, “I look forward to continuing to serve and partner with many different supporters and friends. I am dedicated to this sector because it provides vital math and financial literacy enrichment to our community. The Actuarial Foundation plays a key role in supporting and developing teachers, students and the actuarial profession.”
Jason is a 1997 graduate of Illinois State University, and he enjoys spending time with his wife Annie and his daughters Isabel and Lucy.