Lindsey Jacobson

Lindsey Jacobson

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.

Blog Articles

Engaging Parents of Alumni

Blog Article
Fundraising & Development, Prizmah Thought Leadership
I can still remember the day I discovered my passion for engaging parents of alumni. I was in the chorus room of