Jerad L. McMickle is an Executive Recruiter for Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC. At FPS, he manages current and former client and candidate relationships to ensure FPS exceeds its commitments to clients. In addition, he serves as an executive recruiter who has identified and recruited candidates to not-for-profit organizations in the Tri-State philanthropic marketplace.
Jerad has served as a not-for-profit volunteer across the East Coast. He participated in community service trips to work with Habitat for Humanity in Greensboro, NC, and the Refugee Urban Agriculture Initiative in Philadelphia, PA to help provide refugees with access to sustainable food and affordable housing. While attending his alma mater, Hamilton College, he served as the volunteer liaison between the College and Utica Public Library to design and execute a weekly literacy program for children with Down syndrome, a program which he led for two years. In his home county, Jerad volunteered regularly with the Lion’s Club and led programs to increase high school and college access.
A native of Florida, Jerad moved to New York City after completing a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Hamilton College. At Hamilton, Jerad led and organized the New Student Orientation program in 2018, which introduced 500 first-year and transfer students to the Hamilton community over a two-week period. He also worked at the Hamilton College Career Center for four years, where he helped manage a team of 30 student staff to provide career counseling and large-scale programming to the student body. Jerad taught workshops, led large-scale events, and met individually with students to provide career consultation and guidance. During his time at Hamilton, Jerad spent a semester abroad in Prague, Czech Republic.