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Jason Shure

Jason Shure is the Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

Previously, Shure held a variety of roles at Housing Works Inc., the largest community-based AIDS organization in the United States, with a budget of $67 million and a staff of 580 employees. From 2009 to 2013, Shure was Vice President for Planning and Control, where he pioneered a complex clinic model, built internal tracking systems for health care programs and revamped the organizations accounting methodology, among other initiatives.

From 2007 to 2009, Shure was Housing Works Budget Director, where he was responsible for numerous programs, including assembling budgets for 21 business units ranging from health care clinics, to retail stores, to back-office cost centers. Before that, Shure spent three years as President of the Housing Works Bookstore Café in New York City, where he boosted revenues by 87%.

Prior to joining Housing Works, Shure was Co-Founder and Principal of Paint the Lily Handbags of Oakland, California, where he built a fashion line that generated more than $1 million in revenues and was carried by Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Macys, and more than 600 boutiques. And he served as General Manager of the Michigan College Book Company, a textbook store in Berkeley, California, with $3.3 million in annual revenues.

Shure received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with honors from Harvard University.