Jason Yakelis


Senior Vice President, Strategy and Partnership Development

As CURE’s SVP for Strategy and Partnership Development, Jason serves as the organization’s strategic planning (StratOp) champion, guiding CURE’s leadership in the operationalization of its current plan and serving as lead facilitator in rolling out StratOp throughout the CURE network. Jason also serves as a board member for CURE’s sister affiliate, CURE International Canada, as well as a liaison with other funding and operational partners.

Prior to joining CURE in 2010, Jason worked for Delta Development Group, a multi-disciplined consulting firm focused on planning and implementing economic development initiatives for various clients around the United States. During this time, he managed and worked alongside of interdisciplinary teams to develop public-private partnerships in support of projects initiated by private industries, real estate developers, municipal and county governments, hospitals, and universities.

Jason is a graduate of Messiah College with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a concentration in International Relations. He is also a Certified StratOp Facilitator through the Paterson Center. Jason resides just outside of Red Lion, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Meredith, and two daughters, Zoe and Sage.