Jay Woffington (T' 94)

Jay Woffington (Executive Director, Fifth Season) is entering his fifth season at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company as Executive Director, after having been on the Board of Trustees for 6 years prior. Jay is focused on the design, construction, and financing of the new $17MM home for CSC, The Otto M. Budig Theater. In his first four years, Jay oversaw tremendous company growth in attendance, outreach, support from the donor community and overall financial performance. In recognition of these achievements, Jay won a C-Suite Award as COO of the Year in 2015. Additionally, the Company became one of the first five theaters in the US to "complete the canon" by producing all 38 of Shakespeare's plays. CSC was named a four-time finalist for the Non-Profit of the Year (by the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce), was recognized as a Best Place to Work in Cincinnati (by Cincinnati Business Courier), and received an Award of Excellence by the Ohio Association on Non-Profit Organizations for its education program. Prior to taking the helm at CSC, Jay was the Global President of Possible Worldwide/ CEO of Bridge Worldwide. Jay holds his masters from Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his undergraduate degree from Duke University.