Senior Director, Arrow Impact
Jorge Blandón is Senior Director at Arrow Impact, a private foundation focused on addressing barriers to economic opportunity for low-income individuals and on improving the efficiency of the philanthropic ecosystem. Prior to Arrow Impact, Jorge served as Executive Vice President of UpTogether (formerly Family Independence Initiative), where he oversaw strategic planning, technology, analytics, and impact measurement. During his tenure at UpTogether, he positioned the organization as a platform for broader adoption and scale, growing the organization from a four-person staff with a $1MM budget and presence in two cities to 30+ employees with a $10MM budget and presence in 15 cities. Prior to UpTogether, Jorge worked for 8 years in the finance industry. He holds an MA in International Relations from University of California, San Diego and a BA in Latin American Studies from Amherst College.