Jody Garcia

Senior Manager, Corporate Responsiblity

In this role, Jody advises a portfolio of corporate clients on customized philanthropy services and corporate social responsibility strategies. Before joining SVCF, she was an independent consultant developing and implementing collaborative solutions within the health and environmental sectors.  Focusing domestically as well as on Africa, India and Southeast Asia, her projects included engagement with multi-national corporations, social entrepreneurs, governments, NGOs, academia, and microfinance institutions. Prior to consulting, she was a Commercialization Officer at PATH managing strategy, user-centered design, and market analysis.  Her professional experience also includes positions at The Nature Conservancy, UNESCO, and Stephens Inc. 
 
Jody is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and holds a MS and BS in Earth Systems from Stanford University.  Originally from Santa Barbara, she now lives in San Francisco.  In her free time, she enjoys exploring new destinations, running with friends, and hiking and snowboarding with her family.