With a focus on family and community, Jody Scheiman achieves an enviable balance of work, community service, and personal life. Currently Senior Vice President, Investments, at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc., Jody Scheiman devotes considerable effort to numerous causes and organizations. She presently serves on the boards of four organizations, and she has consistently been involved in community activities since 1981.
Jody Scheiman sits on the Board of Trustees, and serves as Vice President, for the Columbus AIDS Task Force, an organization she has supported since 1993. The death of her brother-in-law from the disease spurred Scheiman to take action and lend her financial talents to the benefit of public health. During her time with the organization, Jody Scheiman helped raise over $800,000 to support AIDS education and health care in Columbus, Ohio.
Her Jewish heritage has motivated Jody Scheiman to take positions on the Board of Overseers for the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion and on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees for Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. In addition to her current positions, Scheiman is a past President and former member of the Board of Directors for Temple Israel in Columbus and is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.
Jody Scheiman’s passion for the arts has led her to be involved in the “International Night” fundraiser for the BalletMet and to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Scheiman currently sits on the Board of Trustees as a member of the Executive Committee for the Columbus College of Art & Design.
Following her desire to contribute to organizations that complement her values, Jody Scheiman serves as Vice President on the Executive Committee for the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, an organization she cofounded. Scheiman previously served for several years on the Board of Trustees of the Business & Professional Women’s Council of United Jewish Appeal New York.