Marjorie ParkerPresident & CEO
Marjorie D. Parker serves as the President and CEO of JobsFirstNYC, a New York City nonprofit intermediary that creates and advances solutions to break down barriers and transform the systems supporting young adults and their communities in the pursuit of economic opportunities. JobsFirstNYC achieves this by identifying challenges, incubating new solutions, and advancing what works in the key areas of Work, Education, Community and Policy. Marjorie has more than 25 years of experience overseeing adult and youth services initiatives and consulting for nonprofit organizations. Marjorie served as deputy executive director before assuming leadership of JobsFirstNYC in 2017. Prior to joining JobsFirstNYC, she was the deputy executive director of programs at Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow. Marjorie has also held positions at the CUNY Research Foundation and New York City Department of Youth and Community Development. She serves as the current Board Chair of Reconnect NYC and is a member of the South Bronx Rising Together Leadership Council. Marjorie holds a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, master’s in public administration from New York University, and Certificate, Executive Education, Senior Leaders Program, Columbia University Business School. Marjorie was recently named one of Robin Hood’s 2022 Power Fund Leaders.