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(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Jug Chokshi of Roslindale, MA, has joined the organization as Director of Finance & Administration.

Prior to NEFA, Jug held executive and financial leadership roles in several high growth social impact organizations. Most recently he served as the executive director of Resiliency for Life, an academic intervention program for youth at-risk of academic failure, where he led successful strategic efforts, improving academic outcomes, as well as the fiscal health of the organization.

“In addition to his leadership, Jug brings a passion for nonprofits and expertise in complex financial systems to NEFA,” said NEFA executive director Cathy Edwards. “We are thrilled to welcome him.”

Born in Kampala, Uganda, his family eventually settled in Connecticut and now resides in Roslindale, MA. Jug holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Connecticut and a Master's in Business Administration from Boston University.

About NEFA
The New England Foundation for the Arts invests in the arts to enrich communities in New England and beyond. NEFA accomplishes this by granting funds to artists and cultural organizations; connecting them to each other and their audiences; and analyzing their economic contributions. NEFA serves as a regional partner for the National Endowment for the Arts, New England’s state arts agencies, and private foundations. Learn more at www.nefa.org.

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