Robyn Kress
Robyn Kress
President, Higher Education

I put purpose into practice by…

helping universities around the country raise money for cutting-edge research that benefits the world.

Robyn leads the higher education division of August Jackson and is responsible for monitoring industry trends and making sure that product offerings match the current needs of our university partners. She guides the performance of the team and also works with clients to develop brands and experiences that elevate perception, trigger donor action, and inspire long-term loyalty. She has led projects for a broad range of institutions such as Harvard Business School, the Smithsonian Institution, Duke University, and Rice University. Robyn has held leadership positions at major research universities and national nonprofit organizations, guiding staff and cultivating and closing multimillion dollar gifts.

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