Jill Baldauf, MBA 1981
Associate Dean, Office of Alumni Relations, UCLA Anderson
While 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.