Courtney Jofuku Shararian

Director of Development

Courtney Jofuku Shararian joined the KIPP LA team in September 2017 as the Director of Development. Prior to joining KIPP LA, Courtney spent almost 20 years in development at the American Heart Association. She served in various roles, including Senior Major Gifts Officer, Senior Vice President of Field Operations, Executive Director and Corporate Relations Direction. Prior to the American Heart Association, Courtney lived on the East Coast and worked sales at Cendant Corporation. Courtney earned her Bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, where one of her favorite extracurricular activities was tutoring inner-city children in Math. Education has always been important to Courtney and her family. She is thrilled to help play a role in bringing high-quality education to all children.