Janece Smoot Kleban

Janece Smoot Kleban is the Chief Community Impact Officer for Goodwill of Greater Washington where she leads the Workforce Development and Development teams as well as a focus on environmental sustainability and public policy. Before joining Goodwill, Janece served as the Development Manager for Goodwill of Orange County (California) where she managed the annual giving and planned giving programs, and served as a key staff in the implementation of a $7 million capital campaign. Janece has provided services as a professional fundraising consultant to local and national non-profits. Janece is also the Co-Founder of Ask Jenna.

Janece is a Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) and is a Past-President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) Washington, DC chapter, the largest chapter in the United States. She serves on the board of the Dulin Goodwill Industries Trust, the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ National Advisory Board and the development committee for the Catalog for Philanthropy. She is a member of Leadership Greater Washington’s class of 2018. Janece is a native Washingtonian and received her B.A. in Anthropology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a Certificate of Fundraising from the University of California, Irvine.