Development In Focus

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Lindsey Jacobson, Ron Krit, Tammy Dollin
Traci Reisberg
Development Professionals
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Join us for a monthly professional development, interactive learning experience, open to all development professionals. Once registered, you are registered for the whole series.

February 23 | Development In Focus: Legacy Giving with Ron Krit, National Director of LIFE & LEGACY and Tammy Dollin, LIFE & LEGACY Legacy Community Consultant (Harold Grinspoon Foundation)

The series will continue on:

March 30 | Development In Focus: Alumni Parents with Lindsay Jacobson, Chief Advancement Officer, Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School

April 27 | More details soon
June 29| More details soon



Tamra is a LIFE & LEGACY Legacy Community Consultant, providing training and support to communities across North America to secure meaningful after-lifetime gifts. Working in the Jewish community for over 25 years, Tammy most recently directed the establishment of Ramah in the Rockies, focusing on project management, fund raising, and board development. She is a certified professional Co-Active coach. Tammy holds Masters Degrees from Columbia University (MSW) and the Jewish Theological Seminary, and an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley. Tammy is an alumna of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship.

Lindsey Jacobson
Chief Advancement Officer

Lindsey joined Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School as Chief Advancement Officer in October 2022. Prior to MILTON, she spent nearly ten years at Georgetown Day School, driving major gift efforts and strengthening the culture of philanthropy while growing revenue year over year and exceeding budgeted goals. Over time, her role expanded to leading the development team, with a focus on annual giving, major gifts, alumni engagement and development operations. Lindsey was a critical member of the team executing the $52,000,000 One GDS Campaign which exceeded its goal by $2,000,000. She also acted as a thought and action partner to the Head of School, Board of Trustees and school leadership on philanthropic partnerships and overall institutional advancement.

Prior to GDS, Lindsey served as Deputy Chief Leadership Officer for Americans Elect, an effort to hold a national online primary for a bipartisan presidential ticket. In that role, she developed and executed strategies for leadership and philanthropic partnerships, raising more than $38 million in a national campaign and stewarding a National Board of Directors and a 130-member Board of Advisors. Lindsey has a BA in anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis.


Ron is the National Director of Life & Legacy, at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. Before joining HGF, Ron spent 15 years at the Jewish United Fund in Chicago. He was the Associate Vice President of Endowment Development. In his role, Ron created, managed, and implemented a marketing and communications plan to help grow a two-billion-dollar endowment. Additionally, Ron oversaw the Life & Legacy program in Chicago since it was launched and had the opportunity to work with the HGF Life & Legacy team. With his coworkers, the Chicago community raised more than $62 million for program participants. Prior to JUF, Ron worked in management consulting, marketing and training in different industries including banking and events. He values the Life & Legacy work and HGF mission deeply and is energized to expand the work and reputation that his predecessor, Arlene Schiff, built with her team. Ron is based in the Chicago suburbs where he lives with his wife and two boys. In his free time, Ron has run a wellness company for over 20 years and is an author.