100 Inspirational Alumni, Business Beyond Usual

Jill Baldauf | "Inspirational 100" Alumna


Jill Baldauf, MBA 1981
Instilled A Culture of Giving Back at UCLA Anderson

Jill BauldafWhile serving on Anderson's Board of Visitors from 1992 to 1997, Jill helped to create and launch a student pledge program that instilled a culture of giving back in an institution increasingly dependent on private support.  A strong supporter of the arts and arts in education, she is Vice Chairman of the Board of Chrysalis, which assists the homeless in returning to work.  Jill is also a Board member of the LA Opera, Blue Ribbon and The Broad Stage.  A top advertising executive and dedicated contributor to both the community and her business-school alma mater, she built an impressive career with blue-chip agencies such as Benton & Bowles; Grey, Ogilvy & Mathers; and DDB. In 2003 she formed her own agency, Ampersand, with a retainer from Hasbro.  She lives in Santa Monica Canyon with her husband, Steve Grossman, two daughters and Bernese Mountain dog, Cody.

Additional links:
• Jill Baldauf Selected Woman of the Year in the 41st Assembly District