Jacqueline Forney

Associate, Portfolio Strategy & Management

Jacqueline provides operational, project management, and planning support for Blue Meridian’s sourcing and due diligence processes and overall investing work. In addition to these responsibilities, she contributes to other strategic initiatives as needed, with a focus on The Studio @ Blue Meridian.

Jacqueline brings experience working at the intersection of place-based philanthropy, policy analysis, and advocacy primarily in the American Heartland. Prior to joining Blue Meridian, she was a Program Associate at the George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jacqueline supported portfolio management of criminal justice and economic development initiatives focused on boosting economic mobility for low-income children and families. Previously, she was a Policy Fellow at GKFF focused on early childhood to postsecondary education outcomes. Jacqueline’s experience has spanned sectors including internships with AmeriCorps, the U.S. Senate, and Powell Tate | Weber Shandwick.

Jacqueline received her BA in Politics from Bates College and an MPA from the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University.