A sixteen-year veteran of Catholic Charities of Ft. Worth, Jari has worked as a Case Worker, Supervisor, Program Director and for the last eight years as VP of Programs and COO. Prior experiences included roles as a Vice Principal, a Translator, Program Manager and Job Developer both here domestically and abroad. Jari holds a B.A. in French from the University of Tirana, a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas Christian University. On the involvement side, Jari has served as the Board Chair of Tarrant County Emergency Food and Shelter Funding and is currently the Board Chair of Catholic Charities USA Management & Administration Committee. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) for Dallas, Collin, and Denton counties as well as LVTRise Inc. Jari is also on the Advisory Board of Early Head Start for SER Jobs for Progress National, Inc. and a member of Dallas County Behavior Health Housing Work Group.