Board of Trustees


BA in Art History from Vassar College

Personal Statement

Jesse Jacobs is principle at Montpelier Property Management where he oversees a portfolio of rental properties and construction projects in Montpelier and Barre, VT. Jesse’s passionate interest in revitalizing downtown Montpelier led to synergy with Goddard College, many of whose alumni have remained in the State as artists, entrepreneurs, and local business owners. Jesse is currently collaborating with the College and providing free space for Goddard exhibits in vacant storefronts downtown. His knowledge of real estate, architecture, and business will be tremendous assets for Goddard.

Jesse said, “I am really excited about being on the Goddard College Board of Trustees. There are many wonderful possibilities to creatively collaborate to make our capital region as vibrant as possible. Goddard’s location in Plainfield has long been a magnet for creative thinkers and an economic driver. We can reinforce each other’s interests in having a vital local economy that embraces innovative businesses, the arts, sustainable food and more.”

His BA in art history from Vassar College and his interest in architectural design has informed his work in the downtown National Historic District in the capital city of Vermont. In addition to this position, Jesse is the founder and manager of Teal Blue Management, a boutique DJ Management Agency based in Miami Beach, FLA. This group manages, books, furnishes, licenses and contracts DJ service for event and commercial productions, and has worked with top industry executives and labels including Diplo, Major Lazer, Dim Mak, Mad Decent, The Knocks and others. He also founded The Apology Number, a free and confidential telephone
apology service in New York City that has reached 12 million people in the New York region.

Jesse lives in Burlington, VT. His father Jeff is a double alumnus of Goddard.