Jody Kramer is a communications and marketing leader. She began her career in Washington DC as deputy press secretary for a U.S. Senator from NY. After moving to the Bay Area, she joined a leading public relations firm, and provided strategic counsel on media relations, political affairs and crisis management, for clients such as Applied Materials, Cypress Semiconductor, Xerox, Apple Computer, and Second Harvest Food Bank. From there, Jody was an early hire at Netscape, helping to build one of the first, and best-known Internet brands. After AOL acquired Netscape, Jody went on to lead communications for a host of start-ups as well as major technology companies, passionately crafting narratives regarding corporate visions, engineering genius, customer successes and community involvement.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Jody is passionate about child development. She serves on the boards of Kehillah as well as 4City, a new non-profit dedicated to building connections through youth sports. Jody graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of arts in English Literature. Jody has three children, including a recent 2020 graduate of Kehillah who is now attending Dartmouth College.