Jerry Roberts

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Jerry Roberts

Program Officer

Working to address employment disparities in Milwaukee’s low-income communities, Jerry brings a range of expertise in local issues connecting workforce gaps, poverty, and economic opportunity. Most recently with the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, he brings front-line experience on the job and economic pressures faced by Milwaukee families to the Foundation. He is helping to shape our $1.5 million in workforce grants annually and manages the Program Related Investment portfolio, while building collaborations with other workforce funders. Jerry holds a master’s degree in The Cultural Foundations of Education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as bachelor’s degrees from UWM and Grace Christian College; and is an Association of Black Foundation Executive (ABFE) Connecting Leaders Fellow.