Our Team

Jessica Martin, Managing Director

Connect and Follow


With more than two decades of professional experience, Jessica has dedicated her career to helping children, families and animals in need. She has worked in a broad range of government and nonprofit organizations including social services, healthcare, and workforce development. Jessica's particular expertise and interest is in foundation giving, grants and program development. Jessica is recognized for understanding the stages of organizational development that move individuals beyond fire-fighting and short-term mentality to achieving strategic growth and sustainable results. She is well-known for her articulation and accountability. A recent client recognized her stating, “This isn’t a job to her. It is about supporting a mission.”

Focus at Carter

Guiding clients through developing, expanding and improving grant-related efforts, program development and prospect research.

What I enjoy most when working with a partner

It is an honor to learn about the diversity in the nonprofit sector that shares a common goal: to help those in need. I enjoy learning about new programs and collectively changing simple words into inspiration, action and philanthropy.

Our Team

Our leadership team is made up of respected philanthropic experts and skilled business executives.