Marc Jaffe came to the nonprofit sector after serving for more than twenty-five years as a senior publishing, licensing and technology executive where he honed strong management, strategic-planning and cross-platform business development skills. He was the President of several divisions of Simon & Schuster as well as Rodale. At Rodale, Marc published the international bestseller The South Beach Diet, Pete Rose’s Prison Without Bars and The Big O, The Autobiography of Oscar Robertson.
Since 1991, when he was its first Board President, Mr. Jaffe has been involved with the highly acclaimed Harlem RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities), serving on its Board of Directors, and as Chairman of its Advisory Board, the Homerun Leadership Council. He has been a member of the UJA Executive Publishing committee for 16 years and invited to speak on numerous digital and publishing industry panels.
He has led businesses in public and private companies, large and small, turnarounds and startups, domestic and international. Marc used his business acumen in leading the 119 year old CLC to re-brand and adopt its new name and logo.
Marc is a member of Stamford Cradle to Career Executive Committee and Community Task Force, Stamford School Readiness Foundation, Stamford Youth Mental Health Alliance and the Advisory Board of the Effortless Mastery Institute at Berklee School of Music.
Marc holds a JD from Columbia Law School.