Steve Grimes is the Assistant Director of Analytics for the NYC Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) where he is in charge of managing the Office’s data analytics project portfolio. He also works closely alongside the City’s Chief Analytics Officer and Deputy Chief Analytics Officer to implement the Office’s data analytics strategy and to develop processes for effective, sustainable analytics project staffing, analysis, and reporting.
He was most recently the Director of Development Analytics and Strategy at Jazz at Lincoln Center. At Jazz oversaw all reporting and analysis needs for senior leadership to help drive decision making around fundraising activities. Prior to Jazz, he was the Prospect Research Analyst at the ACLU working with the Principal Gifts team in the national office. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from SUNY at Old Westbury, a master’s degree in sociology from St. John’s University, a second master’s degree in media studies from CUNY at Brooklyn College and completed PhD level courses at Rutgers University in sociology.