Kirsten Brandt James

Chief Development Officer

Kirsten Brandt James, 29 Acres Director of Development, brings over 25 years of non-profit fundraising and management experience to 29 Acres, having previously served as Executive Director of Alley’s House and Junior Players. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Executive Women as Philanthropy Chair and is on the steering committee of the Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition.  She has previously served as President of the Austin College Alumni Board as well as Wallace Elementary PTA.  She holds degrees in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin Madison and Austin College.  Kirsten has been recognized with the Altrusa Richardson Outstanding Woman of Today Award and the Dallas Women’s Council Individual Member Award.