President & CEO

Jody Rudin has over two decades of experience in the social services sector, working with nonprofits and in government. Before joining ICL, Rudin was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Project Renewal, where she led over 1,000 employees, administered a $120 million budget and oversaw a 15 percent increase in revenue. Prior to her work at Project Renewal, Rudin was Executive Vice President and COO at Damian Family Health Centers, where she led day-to-day operations for a multi-site health center network with 15 locations across the five boroughs. Rudin also had a distinguished 12-year career at the New York City Department of Homeless Services, culminating in serving as Deputy Commissioner, during which time she directed 500 employees and 150 contracted programs. Through her inclusive approach, the agency was able to help place more than 4,000 chronically homeless people into permanent housing, among other accomplishments.

Rudin began her career in public service as a legislative aide to Council Member Christine Quinn, then worked for Housing Works, an HIV and housing services organization. She is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta and has a Master’s in Public Administration from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service.