Jerry W. Henry, ’80 M.Div.

Jerry W. Henry is a Partner at Alexander Haas, a capital campaign and fundraising consulting firm in Atlanta, GA.  A native of South Carolina, Jerry holds the Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion (1975) from Wofford College, and the Master of Divinity degree (1980) from YDS.  Upon graduation from YDS, he was ordained in the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. In 1983, he became the national Executive Director for The Fellowship of United Methodists in Worship, Music and Other Arts. During this time, he served also as the Chaplain for the United Methodist Youth Choir (conducted by Dr. Carlton Young, editor of The United Methodist Hymnal, 1989) on its summer travels throughout Great Britain and Europe. In 1990, Jerry became a layperson in the Episcopal Church at the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta. From 1991-1998, Jerry served as Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Brenau Women’s College/Brenau University in Gainesville, GA. He was recruited to his current position with Alexander Haas in 1998. He has served as president of the Yale Divinity School Alumni Board of Directors.