Jill A. Schumann

P: 410.339.7545

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Baltimore Office
100 West Road, Ste. 404
Baltimore, MD 21204-2368
P: 410.339.7545
F: 410.339.3929

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Jill provides organizational development and management consulting services to nonprofits, private sector, governmental agencies and foundations. Specific areas of expertise include strategic planning, organizational assessment, governance, strategic alliances, policy analysis, issues research and facilitation.

Prior to joining ParenteBeard, Jill served as president and CEO for Lutheran Services in America (LSA), one of the largest health and human service networks in the United States. In her role at LSA, she was responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the organization. She has served in executive roles with nonprofit and for-profit health and human service organizations and launched a multi-state nonprofit post acute care alliance. Jill is known for groundbreaking work in post acute healthcare, alliance formation, behavioral health and chemical dependency treatment.

In addition to her broad knowledge of health and human services, Jill also has experience in the field of aging services. She worked in close collaboration with Lutheran organizations that provide services and support to seniors in thousands of communities. Through her involvement on the LeadingAge board, Jill worked to shape the aging services field for the future.

As a community leader, Jill has significant involvement in many regional and national task forces and project groups and is a frequent speaker at conferences. Most notably, Jill was appointed to the White House Council for Community Solutions by President Barack Obama in December 2010.


  • BS – Secondary Social Studies Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • A.B.D. for Ph.D. – History, Rutgers University
  • MBA – Mount Saint Mary’s University

Current Community and Professional Affiliations

  • White House Council for Community Solutions, Member
  • National Human Services Assembly, Board of Directors
  • National Assembly Business Services, Board of Directors
  • Portico Benefit Services, Board of Directors
  • Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Member
  • Social Enterprise Alliance, Member

Awards and Honors

  • Named by The NonProfit Times to “Top 50 People of Power and Influence” list , 2003 – 2011
  • Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters awarded by Valparaiso University, May 2008
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws awarded by Concordia University, Chicago, May 2010
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, April 2011