Margo Amgott is leading CLC during the transition to a permanent CEO, following the retirement of Marc Jaffe.

Margo provides transitional support and project management to mission-oriented non-profit organizations. She has served in leadership roles in state and local government, higher education and leading nonprofits. She serves as a member of several nonprofit collaborations including the Fairfield County Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Consultants Network, Interim Executive Solutions (IES) and Support Center for Nonprofit Management.

Most recently, Margo served as interim president & CEO of the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County. She reinvigorated the board of directors and co-led a board and staff process that resulted in a successful merger with the United Way of Western Connecticut.

Margo’s experience also includes serving as Interim Executive Director for the Jacob Burns Film Center, and for Studio in a School, an arts and social justice organization providing standards-based arts education in New York City schools. Before that, she served as Interim CEO at Hearing Health Foundation, the largest non-profit funder of hearing and balance research in the U.S. among other leading nonprofits.

Earlier in her career, Margo led programs at Columbia University, Hunter College, NYU Langone Medical Center, and served as assistant commissioner for the New York City Department of Health, directing the City’s Early Intervention Program.

Margo holds a master’s degree from NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a BA from Barnard College, Columbia University.