The John R. Oishei Foundation has promoted Jacquelyn Reisdorf to Director of Finance and Administration for Western New York’s most comprehensive private foundation. Jackie has been with the Foundation since 2009 and served as Director of Administration for the Foundation since 2015 . She replaces Gayle L. Houck, who recently retired from the Foundation after 23 years of service.
In her new role, Jackie will supervise all accounting and financial activities and grants management for The Foundation. Jackie will also continue to be responsible for managing daily office operations and administration and oversee the Foundation’s human resource functions.
Robert D. Gioia, President of the Foundation, commented, “Jackie has been invaluable to the Foundation in managing our daily operations and in handling innumerable human resource and office functions. She has more than earned this promotion, and we are very confident that in her new role, there will be a seamless transition in managing our financial systems.”
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Oswego State University.
The John R. Oishei Foundation is the most comprehensive private foundation in Western New York focusing on a broad range of interrelated issues and offering philanthropic support that goes far beyond funding. Our mission is to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life for the Buffalo Niagara region through grantmaking, leadership and network building. The Foundation was established in 1940 by John R. Oishei, founder of Trico Products Corporation.