Englewood Cliffs, N.J./March 17, 2016 –The Women’s Venture Fund (WVF) has appointed Julie B. Kampf to its board of directors.
Kampf is CEO & Chief Possibilities Officer of the executive talent solutions firm JBK Associates International, which she founded in 2003 and built into a national leader in diversity recruitment. A champion for entrepreneurs and for women, she co-founded the Bergen County chapter of Women United in Philanthropy, launched a philanthropic initiative during her tenure as President of the 1,750-member Metro Chapter of the Healthcare Business Businesswomen’s Association, and serves on the Board of Visitors of Howard University’s John H. Johnson’s School of Communications, among many philanthropic endeavors. She also has been named a 2016 Women of Influence honoree by the New York Business Journal and has won the Women’s Venture Fund Highest Leaf Award, which honors leading women whose business or professional accomplishments positively impact their industry and exemplify an entrepreneurial spirit in the workplace.
About JBK Associates International
JBK Associates International has been ranked as one of the nation’s top innovators in diversity by Profiles in Diversity Journal and as one of Working Mother Magazine’s Best Women-Owned Companies. The firm has been named to Inc. 500|5000 fastest-growing private companies in America for four consecutive years. Founded by Julie B. Kampf, the executive talent solutions firm specializes in the acquisition and development of senior-level leadership. JBK Associates International offers a full-service talent management business team that helps organizations and individuals succeed with services such as recruiting and retention, diversity initiatives, succession planning, staff augmentation, onboarding and assimilation, and leadership coaching. For more information, please visit https://www.jbkassociates.net.
About the Women’s Venture Fund
Founded in 1994, The Women’s Venture Fund (WVF) is a nonprofit organization that helps women to establish thriving businesses in urban communities with funding and business development programs. The organization has served more than 17,000 firms, helping to launch more than 3,200 small businesses through a range of services including entrepreneurial training, technical assistance, advisory services, and small loans. The organization is a Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). By troubleshooting specific challenges and encouraging women to share their experiences with other entrepreneurs, WVF is able to expedite the growth of businesses participating in our programs. To learn more about WVF, visit: https://www.womensventurefund.org.