St. Andrew's-Sewanee Head of School Karl Sjolund recently announced the successful completion of the school's search for a Director of Development. Jay Howard, currently Director of Development of Webb School of Knoxville, will join SAS in late November.
During Howard's 8-year tenure at Webb, he raised over $15.3 million, completed an $8.2 million capital campaign, increased annual giving by 60%, and increased planned giving expectancies from $3 million to $9.2 million. Prior to joining Webb, Howard served as the vice president for development at The Hermitage and Battle Ground Academy, as a senior consultant for the Independent School Counsel, and in development positions at Flint Hill School, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, and New Orleans Museum of Art. Early in his career, he taught social studies and coached at St. Martin's Episcopal School in New Orleans and coached at Academy of the Holy Cross and Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC.
Howard is a graduate of University of Richmond, Sidwell Friends School, and The Potomac School. He completed graduate course work in education at the University of New Orleans.