Jake Johnson

UCLA School Architecture and Design


Candidate for Master’s of Architecture
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA September 2004- June 2008
Bachelor of Arts: Art History and Studio Art, Magna Cum Laude
Major GPAs: Art History: 3.93, Studio Art, 3.96; Overall GPA 3.58

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Development Associate for Annual Giving December 2009 – Present
• Direct all renewal and stewardship programs for over 1000 Annual Giving members: manage schedule and tracking system for drafting,
updating, and customizing of over three thousand renewal letters annually; coordinate production and mailing of renewal solicitation;
organize mailings of exhibition catalogues and special gifts related to donor participation levels; achieved renewal rates over 80% in all
membership groups in fiscal year 2010
• Collaborate across multiple offices within the institution including Special Events, Facilities Management, Publishing, and Curatorial
departments to manage stewardship events for all members, including large-scale evening receptions and family programs
• Continuously maintain accuracy of all annual giving information in Raiser’s Edge database management system, implementing strategic
innovations and contributions
• Prepare budgets, membership and financial reports, remarks, and agendas for senior staff members and Executive Officers

French; Basic knowledge of Italian
National Gallery of Art Award for Excellence in Development July 2009
Washington and Lee University Art Studio Award June 2008
The Montgomery Academy Visual Arts Award for Excellence in Architectural Drawing May 2004