Director

Jeff Hale

The Sheridan Group

Jeff Hale joined The Sheridan Group in 2012 and has provided a wide variety of campaign management services to more than twenty clients including the National Housing Endowment,Brevard Zoo, The Ohio CPA Foundation, St. David’s Episcopal Church, the Young Marines, and the Association Management Company Institute (AMCI).

Jeff previously served as the Director of Development with the Global Alliance for Arts & Health, where he oversaw and coordinated all aspects of development, including individual and corporate annual giving campaigns, program and event sponsorships, foundation and government grant writing, and the development of special partnerships.

Prior to this, he spent more than four years as Associate Director of Development at Ford’s Theatre, where he created several individual membership programs, including the John T. Ford Society, and developed the Theatre’s first organized annual giving campaigns.

Previously, he served as a Development Officer at the National Gallery of Art where he directed The Circle, the Gallery’s primary individual annual giving program. Jeff began his career in development at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts where he oversaw prospect research for two years and subsequently managed The Circles of The Kennedy Center.

Professionally, Jeff is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)the Association Foundation Group (AFG), and the Association of Philanthropic Counsel (APC). Closer to home, he also serves on the Board of Directors of Southeast Ministry in Washington, DC and is currently Chair of the Fundraising Committee for Boy Scout Troop 500.

Jeff received a Bachelor of Music degree from James Madison University in 1991 and a Master’s degree in Arts Administration from American University in 1997. In 1995 he was selected as an Arts Administration Fellow at the National Endowment for the Arts. Jeff and his family, including his wife, Alice, and their two sons, live in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC.


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