Nicholas Tedesco

Nicholas Tedesco

Nicholas (Nick) Tedesco serves as a Senior Advisor in the J.P. Morgan Philanthropy Centre.   Nick provides clients with insights and services to help meet their philanthropic goals through innovative advice, thought leadership and opportunities for learning and collaboration.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Nick served as a Relationship Manager and Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he helped launch the Giving Pledge – an effort led by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet to encourage the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to commit the majority of their wealth to philanthropy.  In this role, Nick managed relationships with current and prospective members of the pledge, as well as their staff and advisors.  He helped to connect global philanthropists with one another in effort to exchange knowledge and encourage collaboration.

Previously, Nick served as the Deputy Director of the Children’s Health Forum – a national nonprofit focused on the prevention and eradication of childhood diseases that disproportionately impact underserved communities.  He also worked as a Client Relationship Manager at John Hancock Financial services.

Nick was named to the inaugural Chronicle of Philanthropy 40 Under 40 ranking in 2016.  He has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal MarketWatch, San Francisco Business Times and other notable publications.

Nick received a B.A. from Villanova University and resides in New York.