Casey is responsible for all aspects of the IVMF’s daily operations, mission, personnel, and financial operations. As a member of the leadership team, Casey develops and directs the institute’s long term budget planning and forecasting activities, coordinates IVMF activities and operations, and supports organizational activities that cultivate existing relationships with public and private funders.
Prior to joining the IVMF, Casey led JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s efforts to develop and implement a comprehensive, firm-wide strategy to assist members of the military, veterans and their families, particularly in the areas of employment, housing, education and philanthropy. As a Managing Director, Casey oversaw the firm’s Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, which was responsible for, among other initiatives, the 100,000 Jobs Mission – a commitment with other companies to hire 200,000 veterans by 2020, and the Chase Home Awards program – commitment by the firm to award 1,000 mortgage free homes to deserving veterans through its nonprofit partners. Under her leadership, the Mission grew to more than 190 companies, hired more than 240,000 veterans, and positioned JPMorgan as a national leader in veteran employment. In addition, under Casey’s leadership the bank awarded more than 750 mortgage-free homes to veterans and families.
Casey brings more than 25 years of public and private sector experience to her role at the IVMF. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, she was a Senior Vice President with Giuliani Partners LLC–the global consulting firm formed by New York City’s former Mayor, Rudolph W. Giuliani. From 1997 to 2002, Casey was employed with the New York City Police Department (NYPD), initially as counsel to the First Deputy Commissioner and later, from 1999-2002, as NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner (Policy and Planning). Prior to assuming a leadership role at the NYPD, Casey spent more than 12 years working in New York State’s criminal justice system, assuming positions with increasing responsibility and leadership including, simultaneously serving as General Counsel to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, and as Counsel to the Governor’s Director of Criminal Justice.
Casey received her J.D. from SUNY Buffalo’s School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree, Magna Cum Laude, from New York’s College at Brockport. She was admitted to practice law in New York in 1989, and currently serves on Brockport’s Foundation Board.