Board Member

Jacob is the Grants & Research Director at The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham where he oversees the organization’s philanthropic investments and directs the organization’s research arm, Clearing the Path.

Since its founding in 1996, The Women’s Fund accelerates economic opportunity for women through philanthropy, research, and advocacy.

Jacob has over a decade of nonprofit experience in fundraising and programs management. Before joining The Women’s Fund in June 2014, Jacob served as the Assistant Director of Development at the YWCA Central Alabama.

Jacob is an Alabama native and holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Auburn University. Outside of work, Jacob enjoys hiking, cooking and scoping out new restaurants in Birmingham.