James Weinberg

Common Good Careers, CEO

July 20, 2010
Recognizing the need for nonprofits and jobseekers to receive more direct support in connecting with each other, James Weinberg founded Commongood Careers, a national nonprofit search firm dedicated to supporting social entrepreneurs with their hiring needs at every organizational level, providing resources for socially driven jobseekers, and addressing talent–related issues throughout the sector. Previously, James served as National Development Director at BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life), where over three years he helped the organization to grow from a $4 million to a $15 million budget and expand service levels from 1,500 to 6,000 children nationally. Prior to this, James served as the Executive Director of the Homeless Children's Education Fund, where he worked to ensure that children who are homeless have equal access to the same educational opportunities and experiences as their peers.

James has a master's degree in Management & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, is an alumnus of the Coro Fellows Graduate Program in Public Affairs, and holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Tufts University. James serves as an advisor and board member to several organizations, including service as the Vice Chair of the Nonprofit Workforce Coalition.