Mary C. Jaffa

Assistant Vice President, Finance, New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Newark, NJ
Cohort: CCL, New York, 2015
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Mary C. Jaffa holds the position of Assistant Vice President of Finance at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). She is responsible for the overall administration of the Finance Department which includes financial reporting, analysis/forecasting, general management of payroll and administration. She collaborates with senior executives to develop and manage NJPAC’s annual operating budget (currently over $40 million). Prior to joining NJPAC in 2000, she was Director of Budget and Financial Reporting at the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) national headquarters in New York City. While there, she was selected to travel to Israel on a mission with other professionals and was awarded ADL’s professional leadership award. Early in her career, she held a finance position at the Brooklyn Museum.
Mary graduated from Pace University with a BBA in Finance. Early in her children’s school years, she held various volunteer-driven fundraising efforts. Mary is currently Board Treasurer for GlassRoots, Inc. in Newark, NJ. Mary and her husband, Brian, live in Randolph, NJ with two sons attending college.