Jillian Wagenheim is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Sertus Consulting, LLC. With over a decade of experience in the non-profit sector, she has found her passion facilitating and acting as a change agent, helping nonprofits, individuals and multigenerational families explore next generation engagement in their philanthropy and family enterprises.
Jillian is a highly respected speaker, both nationally and internationally, on the topics of next generation engagement, innovation, values identification and generational personalities and perspectives.
Before opening her own consulting firm, Jillian was Director of Family Philanthropy at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta assisting multigenerational families with engaging the next generation. Prior to that, she held the position of Senior Philanthropic Advisor focusing on Next Gen Major Donors. Jillian has also served as the Director of Membership Services at Ahavath Achim Synagogue, the largest and oldest Conservative synagogue in Atlanta. While there, she implemented programs focused on engaging the next generation in synagogue life which earned the synagogue national recognition with a Gold Solomon Schechter Award. Jillian taught fifth grade for three years in an Atlanta elementary school after earning a BA in Elementary Education at Michigan State University.
Jillian is a certified speaker and consultant for 21/64, a nonprofit specializing in mutigenerational engagement in philanthropy and family enterprise. She is a member of, and holds a Certificate in Family Wealth Advising (CFWA) and a Certificate in Family Business Advising (CFBA) from, the Family Firm Institute.