Jonas Parker

Manager, Grants & Technology Systems

Jonas Parker is the Manager, Grants & Technology Systems for Commonwealth, where he manages day-to-day operations and develops systems to increase organizational capacity. Previously, Jonas spent six years focused on financial education research, curriculum design, and policy projects at the Institute on Assets and Social Policy. In addition, he spent two years as a private consultant in the financial literacy field. As a math teacher at the innovative MetWest public high school in Oakland, California, Jonas got his start in financial education by connecting algebra to his students' real world experiences with money. Jonas holds a PhD in Social Policy from the Heller School, and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, where he graduated with honors.