Meet The Arabella Team

Jennifer Lambert

Associate Director

Jennifer Lambert is an associate director on the Managed Organizations team in Chicago. She oversees a diverse portfolio of innovative social sector projects and liaises with philanthropic partners to develop, structure, and maximize the impact of these projects. Her portfolio covers a range of social issues, including good food, advocacy, and civil rights.

Jen has extensive experience in project management and the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Arabella, Jen served as program manager at Ladder Up, a nonprofit financial services organization, where she worked to provide free tax preparation services to high-need individuals in the Chicago area. Prior to that, she worked at Accion Chicago, providing financial education services to and assisting low- to moderate-income business owners in obtaining financing for expansion projects.

Jen graduated from the University of Michigan with a double major in economics and Spanish and a minor in peace and social justice.

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