Faye Dresner

About Faye Dresner Chief Impact Officer

In August 2015, Faye Dresner became JF&CS’ first Chief Program Officer (CPO), a role that has her overseeing the entire range of programming at JF&CS. Faye is focused on providing comprehensive leadership, strategy and oversight in order to develop, refine and maintain — as well as continually evaluate — the highest-quality and most effective delivery of all programs and services.

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Faye's Bio

Before coming to JF&CS, she was Senior Director of Program and Strategy for five years at Year Up Atlanta, where she was accountable for all programmatic and operational outcomes through leadership of a cross-functional team of 26 employees. Before Year Up, Faye was a nonprofit consultant with her own business for five years. Dresner Consulting specialized in strategic planning, fundraising strategy and organizational development. Prior to that, Faye worked at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta for seven years in various roles including Senior Planner, Director of Long Range Planning and Director of Community Engagement, where she worked on planning the distribution of raised funds to beneficiary agencies and for community engagement.

In addition to her professional life, Faye has served on the board of JF&CS and volunteers as a philanthropic consultant. She has been a volunteer consultant with Community Consulting Teams and an advisory board member for the Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Faye has a master of social work from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University of St. Louis and an MBA from J. Mack Robinson. Faye's unique combination of business and social work experience gives JF&CS the thought leadership needed to drive success in our clinical practice and other centers of excellence.

Faye is a mother of three grown sons and spends her free time indulging in her love for travel, singing in her synagogue chorus, spending time outdoors and sitting in a comfy chair reading novels.

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