Andrew Jacobs is a dynamic development professional in the creative industry, previously coordinating donor relations and assisting to raise over $3 million in Endowment and Annual funds at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Prior to these responsibilities, Andrew collaborated with a startup arts organization in Durham, North Carolina, and supported the operations of the Fellows Program at United States Artists, a national grantmaking organization based in Chicago that serves a broad array of skilled creatives.

Andrew graduated with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa membership, and summa cum laude honors from Duke University, with degrees in Public Policy and Theater. Andrew also studied in the inaugural class of Duke’s Entrepreneurship Certificate program.

Outside of work, Andrew indulges in music, theatre, and fitness, while also fulfilling his childhood dreams of becoming a game show personality by serving as a host for District Trivia at venues throughout the city.