Meet the Joint Venture Team

Marci Gordon

Director, Surplus Harvest Initiative

Marci Gordon headshot Marci Weisblatt Gordon came to Joint Venture as part of the consolidation with Silicon Valley Talent Partnership in 2017. She brings a long career in nonprofit management and leadership to Joint Venture.

Prior to SVTP, Marci worked for the UCLA Alumni Association. For several years, she served as the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all programming, marketing and volunteer relations. She was appointed the Interim Executive Director/Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni Relations in 2007, leading the organization through a period of significant transition and launching several key partnerships. Most recently, Marci was the Senior Director of the Alumni Board, providing support and guidance to the organization’s board of directors.

While at UCLA, Marci was active with the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), serving on the faculty of several conferences and on the Commission for Alumni Relations, an international advisory group.

Marci began her nonprofit career at the American Heart Association, initially serving as a Senior Regional Director and eventually rising to Vice President of Corporate Events. She was recognized during her tenure with two national awards: the Newcomer’s Award and the Award of Excellence for a Community Organization.

Marci graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Communications Studies.

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