Kathy Graff

Director of New Initiatives, Adults
Adult Services


BA American Studies, Literature Concentration Yale University

Quick Facts

  • Kathy has been at the JCC since 2012

Joining the JCC in 2012 as the Director of New Initiatives, Kathy launched and continues to run JCC University, a program that features top professors and experts at the forefront of their fields. She also expanded the adult department’s offerings with book events like the very successful annual Sunday of Strong Women program. She brought Asbury Shorts to the JCC, which is a sold-out film event each spring. In addition, she leads cultural day trips and unique experiences in the metro area.

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Kathy earned her BA from Yale University. She majored in American Studies with a concentration in literature. She was formerly an advertising executive supervising a broad range of accounts from packaged goods to luxury brands to entertainment businesses. She has worked at big corporate agencies as well as smaller creative boutiques. Her resume includes stints at Ogilvy and Mather and Grey Entertainment.

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