Courtney Bryan Joins JPMorgan Chase as Executive Director with Global Philanthropy and Head of the East Region
Global Philanthropy invests $250 million annually to promote inclusive economic growth across the globe.
Before joining JP Morgan Chase, Courtney had a distinguished career in the nonprofit sector and the field of criminal justice reform, both as a policymaker and practitioner. In more than a decade of work with the Center for Court Innovation, which seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system, Courtney managed a $20 million criminal justice portfolio, which includes national models that reduce both crime and incarceration, improve public trust in government and strengthen communities.
She also served as staff director for the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform (Lippman Commission), which issued A More Just New York City, a blueprint for closing the jail complex on Rikers Island that helped support a historic change in the City's policy.
Prior to these roles, Courtney was the director of the Midtown Community Court, where she provided expert assistance in the areas of community justice, human trafficking and domestic violence. She has also served as a public defender at The Legal Aid Society in Brooklyn, New York and a staff attorney at the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women.