“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” -Pablo Picasso

Director of Talent Services

Jamie Perry

Chicago, IL

After spending 10 years in nonprofit fundraising, programming and events, Jamie joined the Evolve Giving Group team in 2019 to head and expand the search division. She understands the value that talented team members play to drive the work of mission-driven organizations. Jamie’s clients value her authenticity, her ability to build consensus, and her willingness to roll up her sleeves to get the job done.

Prior to coming to Evolve Giving Group, Jamie managed fundraising in the Midwest for BBYO and in the southeast for Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF). Jamie has extensive experience both as a professional and volunteer in the Atlanta and Chicago areas.



Recent clients

  • The iCenter
  • Americans for Ben-Gurion University
  • The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)
  • National Runaway Safeline
  • Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
  • The ARK
  • The Reaumond Foundation
  • Jewish United Fund (JUF)
  • Institute for Therapy through the Arts
  • In the City Camps
  • Associated Colleges of Illinois


Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Science, University of Alabama 


Jamie enjoys tennis, cooking, baking, traveling and summer in Chicago.