Jeffrey Golde is a management and strategy consultant in the arts and non-profit world. His background as an actor, director, teacher, founder and executive inform his teaching style helping Columbia Business School students with their communication skills. He also coaches and teaches senior executives in the Columbia Advanced Management Program. His varied career includes working in programming and production for non-profit arts producer UMS (University Musical Society) and providing administrative and financial consulting support to the Aquila Theatre. He also worked for WETA, the PBS/NPR affiliate in Washington D.C., where he managed and created advertising and promotions campaigns. Additional projects have included providing marketing and strategic consulting 180 Partners, Spark Productions and a variety of smaller arts organizations. Prior to attending Columbia, Jeffrey spent 11 years in the theatre industry as an actor, director and producer. He is the Executive Director and co-Founder of the theater company Stone Soup Shakespeare bringing free Shakespeare performances to rural communities. His career has spanned acting in, directing and producing a variety of off-Broadway and regional theater and opera productions. He is a professional corporate role-player and coaches professionals on presentation-delivery and preparing content. Jeffrey received his BA from Haverford College, obtained his theater training from Drama Studio London in the UK and earned his Executive MBA from Columbia University.