The Woodruff Arts Center Appoints Jyoti Rajagopal as Executive Vice President of Administration

ATLANTA, June 28, 2019 – The Woodruff Arts Center today announced the appointment of Jyoti Rajagopal as their Executive Vice President of Administration. Rajagopal comes to the Arts Center with a background in leading complex operations, most recently at Piedmont Healthcare. While there, she led strategic planning for the system office and served in various senior leadership positions. Prior to her work at Piedmont, she served as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and held various financial positions at Ford Motor Company.

“Jyoti’s professional success in both managing and improving operations across a number of industries is a perfect fit for The Woodruff Arts Center,” Doug Shipman, President & CEO, stated. “As we continue to grow and serve a wider array of patrons, Jyoti’s leadership will ensure that we provide a world-class experience to match our world-class arts and performances.”

As Executive Vice President of Administration, Rajagopal will be responsible for overseeing information technology, human resources, facilities, and patron service operations of the Arts Center. “The Woodruff is a place that fills you with inspiration the minute you walk on campus,” Rajagopal stated. “I am excited to be a part of an organization that impacts so many in the community and one that strives to diversify its reach to an increasingly broad audience.”

Rajagopal holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Duke University.


About The Woodruff Arts Center

The Woodruff Arts Center is the third largest arts center in the United States and is home to the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, the GRAMMY Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and the High Museum of Art, the leading art museum in the Southeast. Over 800,000 patrons visit Woodruff annually to enjoy outstanding theatre, music and exhibitions. Woodruff Arts Center is also the largest arts educator in the state of Georgia serving more than 200,000 students each year. To learn more, visit

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For inquiries, please contact:

Tarsha Calloway

Woodruff Arts Center, Vice President of Advancement


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