Celebrating the Career & Accomplishments of
Jerry Rubin, President & CEO, JVS Boston
Jerry has served as President and CEO of JVS Boston since 2007. In his 15th year we celebrate his legacy as a leader and innovator in workforce development. His tenure has been marked by visionary leadership that set JVS on the path to becoming the largest and most effective workforce training organization in New England.
Campe & Amanda Goodman
Campe Goodman is Senior Vice President and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Wellington Management Company LLP, where he manages diversified fixed income portfolios for institutional clients. Campe has been an active JVS board member of since 2008 and served as JVS Board Chair from 2016-18. A past recipient of the CJP Young Leadership Award, Campe has held a number of volunteer roles with Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), including a term as Chair of the 2006-07 Annual Campaign for the Young Leadership Division and co-leadership of CJP's 2008 Summer Mission to Israel for young professionals. He has served on the board of Jewish Community Relations Council's (JCRC) and helped found their Reach Out! service initiative for young adults. Campe spent several years tutoring economically disadvantaged middle-school boys in Jamaica Plain. He has also served on the board of AJC New England and is an alumnus of JFNA National Young Leadership Cabinet.
Amanda is an educator, specializing in early childhood education. She has taught Kindergarten and first grade at Park School, Pre-K at Charlestown Nursery School and serves on the Board of the John Winthrop School for Young Children. Amanda is a two-time fellowship recipient in early childhood education from the Yale Child Study Center and received her AB in Sociology ('06) and M.Ed in Child Development ('09) from Harvard. Amanda enjoys running, skiing, cooking, and reading in her free time. Amanda and Campe live in Boston's South with their three daughters, who are five, seven and nine years old.
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John Pepper, Co-Founder, Boloco
John is the co-founder and Chief Worker Advocate of Boloco, a New England-based restaurant chain founded in 1997 focused on serving globally inspired burritos, bowls and beverages. He is also the founder of Worthee, an early stage software project/platform focused on helping hourly workers receive the information they need to rise and thrive. Pepper also co-founded B.Good which grew to 80 units before he and his partners sold it in 2017.
Pepper has been an angel investor since 2014, with investments in more than 30 start-ups focused on workforce-empowering technology, restaurant-facing technology, and a few special consumer business like Athletic Brewing, Spindrift, and Free Rain.
Pepper graduated from Dartmouth College in 1991 and received his MBA from the Tuck School in 1997 (where he presented the first Boloco business plan). He was elected to the Selectboard of Norwich, VT in 2017 and was Chairman from 2018-2020. His wife Maggie and their 3 kids live in Hanover, NH.