Senior Development Officer
Jayson Rose is the Senior Development Officer for Wallace House. He is responsible for developing and managing annual giving, major gifts and institutional support needed to advance the mission and programs of Wallace House. Jayson comes to Wallace House with deep development experience. He recently oversaw fundraising efforts for three divisions within Duke University's academic medicine fundraising entity, Duke Health Development and Alumni Affairs. Before joining Duke, he spent more than three years at his alma mater, Western Michigan University, as the Director of Major Gifts. In that role, he helped raise five, six and seven-figure gifts for various entities across the campus. His previous experience also includes time at Iowa State University, helping to lead efforts at their business school. Jayson was also Associate Director of Development for Student Life at the University of Michigan and points to that experience as a turning point in his professional career. Before his career in fundraising, he worked for Phoenix Media in Chicago and was a professional DJ lending his services to corporations and world-famous athletes and celebrities, including Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan, and Michael Bublé. Jayson earned his B.A. from Western Michigan University with a concentration in Economics.