Jenny Uchida

Vice President, Finance and Operations

Jenny Uchida is a leader with a passion for creating positive change and a strong commitment to philanthropy. As the Vice President of Finance and Operations at Sobrato Philanthropies, Jenny plays a crucial role in managing and reporting finances, overseeing grant administration, and ensuring operational excellence within the organization.

With a deep understanding of financial analysis and operations, Jenny provides invaluable insights and strategic guidance to Sobrato Philanthropies. Her expertise enables the organization to make informed decisions that contribute to the impact of their philanthropic investments. Additionally, she ensures compliance with financial regulations and fosters transparency in resource allocation.

As a key figure in grant administration, Jenny facilitates the distribution of funds to nonprofit providers.  By streamlining processes and simplifying access to funding, Jenny ensures that resources reach service providers efficiently.

Jenny's journey in the nonprofit sector began in 2001, and she has since accumulated over 15 years of experience working within nonprofit organizations. Previously serving as the Chief Financial Officer for the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, Jenny spearheaded financial management and played a vital role in making legal aid services accessible to underserved communities. Her commitment to giving back and addressing societal needs has been a driving force throughout her career.

Jenny's educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego. Her academic qualifications, combined with her extensive experience, have equipped her with a well-rounded skill set to effectively navigate the complexities of finance and operations in the nonprofit sector.