JCA Promotes Matt Cooper to President

May 05, 2016

Matt Cooper, JCA President and COO


Contact: Susan Hornung
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New York, NY, May 5, 2016 – Jacobson Consulting Applications (JCA), a leading technology consultancy for nonprofit organizations, is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Cooper, COO, to President and COO of JCA. Cooper was promoted this week and will take on the day-to-day management of JCA, plus leadership of the Sales, Services and Product areas, effective immediately.

Steve Jacobson, founder and CEO, relinquishes his role as President to focus his efforts on developing long-term strategic initiatives and identifying opportunities for growth for JCA and JCA Arts Marketing.

Cooper has worked for JCA since 2003, starting out as a Senior Consultant and moving quickly through the ranks as Director and then COO. Cooper is credited with helping develop JCA’s relationships within the nonprofit cultural sector.

”Matt has demonstrated proven leadership at JCA, helping grow our revenue by more than 80% over the past five years while streamlining our back-office operations,” said Jacobson. “I’m extremely pleased to have Matt take on this new role.”

Before joining JCA, Cooper served as the Director of Ticketing Services for the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He played an integral role in the creation of Ticket Philadelphia, a joint venture of the Kimmel Center and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Prior to that, Cooper was the Ticket Operations Manager for Carnegie Hall in New York, NY. An expert in his field, Cooper is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on best practices in ticketing and philanthropy technology. Cooper holds a BA degree in History with a minor in Music from Washington University. He is a member of the International Ticketing Association (INTIX), and is the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Commonwealth Youthchoirs, Pennsylvania’s premier youth choral organization.

“I’m excited to take on this new challenge as JCA continues to grow,” says Cooper. “JCA is uniquely suited to help nonprofits organize and leverage the wealth of information they collect. Ultimately, we want nonprofits to be able to focus on the work they do.”


Founded in 1988, JCA is the nation’s largest independent technology consulting firm focused on nonprofit organizations. JCA has a stellar reputation in the world of nonprofit management as a company that provides industry-leading products and consulting services. JCA serves clients in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia/New Zealand. JCA’s clients include many of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations, including the American Museum of Natural History, Brown University, Carnegie Hall, Children’s Hospital Foundation, Texas Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Science Museum of Minnesota, and Sydney Opera House.