Tampa woman becomes 25th national president of Jack and Jill


160819_florida01Joli Cooper-Nelson of Tampa recently was elected the 25th national president of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. at its 42nd convention in Palm Desert, California. Jack and Jill is considered the premier organization for African-American families.

Prior to being elected president, Cooper-Nelson was the national vice president and has served as regional director, regional secretary-treasurer and regional program chair of the Southeastern region. She also chaired the organization’s National Advisory Council and served on the National Budget & Finance Committee and the National Program Committee.

Professionally, she is a founding member of CSW Private Equity Investments, LLC., a New York-based private equity firm.

Cooper-Nelson is an active member of the Greater Tampa Chapter of Jack and Jill of America. Her family also are active participants. They consist of husband, Tony Nelson and three children – Ashley, Alana and Anthony.

She also is a member of New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. She has served on several Tampa area nonprofit boards, including the United Way of Tampa Bay and Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.

To learn more about Jack and Jill of America, Inc., visit www.jackandjillinc.org.



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