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Javier Janik

Javier Janik

Program Manager of Economic Opportunity (he/him)


As Program Manager of Economic Opportunity, Javier supports programs and initiatives including Bank On Allegheny County (BOAC), Fund My Future PGH, and Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center. His work ranges from expanding BOAC by leading integration initiatives such as non-custodial bank account access and financial education for youth, to managing Fund My Future PGH’s database. 

Javier’s background includes several years as a financial analyst in the banking sector as well as nearly a decade in the nonprofit sector. He has worked internationally in Colombia, Peru, and Cameroon and is a proud AmeriCorps alumni. Prior to joining Neighborhood Allies, Javier served as the Disaster Response Program Coordinator at Brother’s Brother Foundation, where he managed efforts related to disaster preparedness and response.

Javier currently serves as board president for Light and Leadership Initiative, an educational nonprofit operating in Peru. He is passionate about working with youth and volunteers as a soccer coach for the nonprofit organization Open Field. He pursued his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and obtained his Master’s degree in International Development from University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.