Jason Mangone

Jason A. Mangone is Senior Advisor and Director of Public Private Partnerships and Development at DVS. In this role, Mangone is responsible for establishing and leading cross-sector initiatives to leverage the strengths and support the needs of New York City's veterans and their families. 

Prior to joining DVS, he was the first Director of the Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, an initiative to make a year of national service a common expectation and opportunity for every young American. Mangone led the growth of the Franklin Project and then ushered it through a merger with two other nonprofits to create Service Year Alliance, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. For his work with the Franklin Project team, he was recognized as one of the Mic 50 and also one of the Mighty 25 veterans poised to make a difference in 2015. 

In 2011, he was a Research Associate in the Military Fellows Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. From 2006-2010, Mangone was a Marine infantry officer assigned to 3d Battalion, 2d Marines, where he deployed three times, including to Iraq and Haiti. While in the Marines, he served as a rifle platoon commander and 81mm mortar platoon commander, and participated in missions ranging from counterinsurgency to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. 

Mangone holds a Master's Degree in International Relations from Yale's Jackson Institute of Global Affairs, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Boston College. He lives with his wife, Kara and son, Joseph in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, where he likes to cook for and drink with large groups of friends and family. Mangone is raising his son as a Mets, Jets, Knicks, and Rangers fan -- because resilience builds character. 

Jason Mangone | Writer
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