Cultivator of Organizations
As Co-Owner, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Ambassador Jamie McCourt oversaw the strategic planning and development for the franchise. Under her leadership, the Dodgers returned to financial profitability, set a club record for single season attendance and won back to back division titles for the first time in 30 years. For years, the highest ranking female executive in baseball and one of the few female executives in all of professional sports, Ambassador Jamie McCourt designed a special outreach program to broaden the Dodgers’ fan base and bring more women into baseball, a program that became a model for other outreach efforts throughout Major League Baseball.
Cultivator of Big Ideas
As an angel investor, Ambassador Jamie McCourt identifies new talent and transformative ideas. Her primary focus is on biotechnology ventures, technology startups and high value real estate.
Cultivator of Women
Ambassador Jamie McCourt is a teacher and mentor of women. Her innovative class at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, “The Pursuit of Leadership: A Female Perspective,” which she taught for years as an Adjunct Professor, was the first accredited graduate-level leadership course specifically designed for women at a leading U.S. business school. As part of her financial self-sufficiency speaking tour, she has spoken at Harvard and Columbia Universities and was recently a keynote speaker at the Sloan Women in Management conference at MIT.
Cultivator of the Arts
A major supporter of contemporary artists and leading art institutions, Ambassador Jamie McCourt served for years, until her confirmation, on the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). As well, she served on the Board of the Centre Pompidou Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting the Centre Pompidou in Paris. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles.
Cultivator of Food and Wine
In 2013, Ambassador Jamie McCourt purchased a hillside Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard, which she named Auberge Vineyards, in renowned Rutherford, California in the Napa Valley and began a multiyear restoration process to return the vines to active cultivation and aged winemaking. Ambassador Jamie McCourt is an active supporter of California local producers and the farm-to-table food movement as reflected in her own cookbook entitled, Jamie’s Road: Cooking in a Crowded Life.
release fall 2017