Jodie is a seasoned arts management professional with a proven track record in cultivating purpose-driven organisations. She is a passionate believer in the transformative power of stories and their ability to bring communities together, bridge divides, and most importantly, resonate with audiences to drive positive change.
In addition to her position at Milk Crate Theatre, she is also a member of the board at Brand X, an organisation that works with the property sector and local councils to re-purpose empty properties so perforforming, recording and visual artists can practice their craft. Before joining Milk Crate Theatre, Jodie's career encompassed diverse roles in marketing, development and leadership for organisations including The Cancer Council, Sydney Opera House and The Red Cross.
Jodie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney, and she has continued to advance her career in the Social Impact arena. She was recognised as a Fellow in the prestigious Social Impact Hub 2023 Fellowship. Furthermore, she was recently honoured with the Business NSW regional prize for Outstanding Community Leadership in the Sydney Metropolitan area.