Jeremy Ancalade is Chief Financial Officer of the Laguna Playhouse, and brings to Shanti expertise in nonprofit finance and business administration. As VP of Operations for The Trevor Project, Jeremy led Trevor’s national suicide prevention operations, ensuring LGBTQ+ youth knew they were never alone. Jeremy has served as Project Angel Food’s Finance Director, providing medically tailored meals for individuals living with critical illness, including HIV/AIDS, and General Manager of the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, using arts to empower young people and veterans. Jeremy holds MBA and MFA degrees from California State University, Long Beach, and a BA from Loyola University New Orleans. He is a proud Trekkie, ice cream lover and doggy daddy!