Amy Nishman, Senior Vice President

Amy is responsible for leading our Pay for Success project, Career Path Programming and Public Policy initiatives, as well as agency-wide data quality and continuous improvement. She develops service delivery models that respond to the changing economy, allowing JVS students to move into and up career ladders. She advances the agency’s Public Policy platform through local and state-level workforce policy solutions, and works to improve JVS’s overall data collection and analysis to best measure our impact.

Before coming to JVS, Amy coordinated two state-wide programs for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts. She has also done public health advocacy as well as worked in various direct service positions assisting people living with HIV, pregnant and parenting adolescents, substance users, and poor and homeless women.

Amy holds a B.A. in Sociology and Women’s Studies from the University of Michigan and Master’s degrees in both Public Health and Social Work from Boston University.