Jacqueline Lombardo
Year
2019

 

Jacqualine C. Lombardo, Esq., serves as the Executive Director of Support Ministries, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing housing to low/no income individuals with chronic illnesses based in Albany, New York. From 2012 to 2013, she served as a student attorney in the Access to Justice Clinic, providing legal representation to low income individuals in the Kent County family court system. In 2013, she was accepted as a legislative intern for the ACLU in Hawaii where she advocated to state officials for laws relating to civil right issues. In 2014, she was admitted to the New York State Bar after receiving her law degree from WMU Cooley Law School. Upon returning to New York, she was one of the founders of an Albany-based company, Twill, where she served as the Chief Operating Officer until 2015. After practicing real estate law in Albany and Saratoga counties, she made the decision to return to school. In 2016, she received a Master’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and policy. In her current role with Support Ministries, Inc., she has been the leading force in financially restoring the agency and restructuring its four housing programs, and has led the way in strategic planning for continued success and expansion of its mission. Jacqualine is also a registered 200 hour certified yoga teacher, has served on multiple boards of directors, and in her free time, enjoys spending time with her family and her adorable pets.