Jennifer McCreight

Jennifer McCreight

Board Member

Pasadena Educational Foundation


My road in life has been direct.
Studied overseas.
Sought out internships related to Human Resources.
Went to Graduate school which really helped me refine my career goals.
Had kids and left the workforce.
Worked to help my husband start a company.
Took leadership positions in many volunteer organizations.
Joined the foundation as a board member.


Board Member

I fundraise for programs to improve the public schools.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Problem Solving

Day to Day

It would depend on the day. I work in a volunteer capacity so I work from home most of the time. I also attend a lot of meetings. Most meetings are strategizing to move toward a goal.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

I didn't look to get into this field. I worked in Human Resources doing training, recruitment, benefits and payroll before. I chose to leave the paid workforce and began volunteering. My educational background and prior experience have shaped how I approached my volunteer positions.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation College Student