Jody Giles

Jody Giles, CPA, CFP®, CAP®

Director of Philanthropy

Catalyst Family Office

With a career spanning over two decades, Jody Giles is a dedicated, purpose-driven social impact professional committed to making a difference. Grounded in humility, Jody has had the privilege of serving in various roles focused on strategic development, wealth management, and philanthropy advisory.

Currently, Jody serves as the Director of Philanthropy at Catalyst Family Office guiding ultra-high-net-worth families in their philanthropic endeavors, creating innovative solutions for philanthropic giving and facilitating impactful giving strategies across diverse sectors. In the last five years, Jody has played a pivotal role in deploying over $1.1 billion in philanthropic capital, showcasing a deep commitment to driving meaningful change.

Jody is also the co-creator and visionary behind the groundbreaking P150 community, uniting over 300 philanthropic advisors representing funders with $48 billion+ in philanthropic capital. This initiative aims to amplify philanthropic deployment and catalyze systemic change. In this role, Jody has spearheaded initiatives to foster collaboration, drive systemic change in the philanthropic advising field, and maximize community impact.

Jody holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters in Professional Accounting, specializing in Tax, from the University of Texas, Austin. And is certified as a CPA, CFP®, and CAP®. When not working, she enjoys spending time (chauffeuring) her twin teenage daughters and hiking with their rescue dog, Sugar.