Meet Our Staff

Jennifer M. Brier, Esq., Director, Planned Giving and Endowments
Jennifer M. Brier, Esq., joined the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia in December of 2006 and serves as a senior endowment officer in the Department of Planned Giving & Endowments. Her responsibilities include working with donors and their professional advisors to establish planned gifts, administering bequests in which Jewish Federation is the beneficiary, drafting endowment agreements and policies, planning the annual Memorial Service, working with a volunteer committee to plan the annual Bronstein Seminar for Professionals, and overseeing distribution of scholarships from seven endowed funds. Previously, she worked at Fox Rothschild as an associate in the Tax and Estates Department as well as at the Senior Law Center as an independence foundation fellow.

Jennifer earned her law degree at Georgetown University Law Center and received a B.A. in psychology from Emory University.

Patricia Quarles, Philanthropic Fund Coordinator
Patricia “Pat” Quarles is the first point of contact for all matters regarding donor-advised funds. She has been with the Jewish Federation since 2007, serving as an administrative assistant, then as a senior administrative assistant, and now as the philanthropic fund coordinator. She holds a B.A. from Temple University.


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