Senior Fellow, Third Sector Capital Partners
Jerry Croan is a successful entrepreneur with an extensive career working to advance health, education, and social policy and practice.
He retired from ICF International in 2013 after 35 years in private and public sector consulting. Mr. Croan is currently working as a senior fellow for Third Sector Capital Partners advising governments on outcomes-driven programming and incentives in areas ranging from mental health to child welfare to education.
From 2005 through 2013, he was Executive Vice President at ICF International, a $1 billion international consulting organization focused on health and social programs, as well as energy and infrastructure. Mr. Croan founded Caliber Associates in 1983 and served as its CEO until its sale to ICF in 2005. Caliber and subsequently ICF has been among the leading U.S. social sector research and consulting firms.
Before starting Caliber, Mr. Croan spent 5 years in the Pennsylvania Department of Justice, where he directed the juvenile justice and delinquency prevention program. He has also served on multiple advisory and governing boards for nonprofits and universities; he currently serves on the National Board and chairs the Research Council for Communities in Schools and serves on the North Carolina Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council.
Mr. Croan holds a bachelor of science and master of city planning degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.