Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Jason Kennedy joined Nebraska Community Foundation in 2016. Jason is responsible for accounting, financial reporting, investment, regulatory and compliance, human resources and administrative matters for Nebraska Community Foundation. He works closely with our development team, fund advisory committee members and investment managers to provide top-notch service to our affiliated funds and donors.
Jason spent most of his professional career with the University of Nebraska Foundation working his way from junior accountant to the position of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
His previous experience included being a member of the executive team with primary responsibility for managing the financial assets of the foundation. He was the key liaison responsible for working with the foundation’s investment, finance and audit committees and implementing strategic plans with the board of directors. Jason also served as treasurer for the Nebraska Alumni Association and other affiliated entities of the Foundation. He has worked with donors regarding all kinds of gift types, including life income arrangements.
Jason is a member of Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a volunteer coach for numerous youth sports leagues. He and his wife, Tracia, have three teenage sons who attend Norris Public Schools.