Jennifer Ehrhardt Robock

Director of Grant Operations


Jennifer Ehrhardt Robock is the Director of Grant Operations. In this role, Jen is responsible for overseeing grantmaking, reporting, compliance and strategic implementation for Parkwood’s client, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation. Jen is also responsible for overseeing the grantmaking process for the individual foundations of Mandel family members, working to ensure clients’ grantmaking is a seamless process. Jen joined Parkwood in 2016 as Assistant Manager of Operations.

Prior to joining Parkwood, Jen completed a one-year fellowship with Challenge Detroit, where she served as a Data and Financial Analyst with Hospice of Michigan.  An additional component of the fellowship program was working with non-profits on a number of projects ranging from website creation to community organizing.  Prior to participating in Challenge Detroit, Jen was Director of Operations for Clean Value Partners, a New York-based hedge fund, managing all operational aspects including fund administration, investor relations and compliance.  This range of experience provided her with the ability to collaborate with diverse groups, conduct oversight and develop a strategic mindset.

Jen earned a BS in Finance and Economics for Susquehanna University.

Jen and her husband, Zach, reside in Lakewood, Ohio with their two children.

Parkwood Board of Directors

Scott S. Cowen
Chairman; President Emeritus Tulane University
Adam B. Langsam
Chief Executive Officer
Thomas A. Mandel
Founder, President and General Manager, Rubber City Radio Group
Ellen J. Ellison
Chief Investment Officer, HICO Ventures Ltd
David Heller
Principal, The NRP Group
Kenneth G. Hochman
Managing Member, KGH Consulting
Stephen H. Hoffman
Chairman, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation; President Emeritus, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Stuart D. Neidus
Retired CEO, Anthony & Sylvan Pools Corporation
Peter E. Raskind
Former Chairman and CEO, National City Corporation
Jehuda Reinharz
President and CEO, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation; former President, Brandeis University
Michael A. Ritter
Retired Partner, Ernst & Young
Erika B. Rudin-Luria
President, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Jerry Sue Thornton
President Emeritus, Cuyahoga Community College
Stephen J. Weinberg
President and CEO, Weinberg Wealth Management