Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Geoffrey Krouse

Geoffrey Krouse

Title: Assistant Dean for Alumni & Development and Senior Lecturing Fellow
Location:
Senior Management Area: Law School
Class Year: 2023

Bio:
Geoff Krouse, A.B. '93, J.D. '97 is Assistant Dean for
Alumni & Development and a Senior Lecturing Fellow at
Duke Law School. As Assistant Dean, Geoff manages the
Major Gifts and Annual Giving teams, drives critical
strategic fundraising initiatives, and serves as Regional
Director in key alumni markets like New York. Geoff has
practiced law for almost 20 years in the areas of
corporate finance, private equity, and mergers &
acquisitions, and remains Of Counsel at Smith Anderson in
Raleigh, where he had been a Partner. In addition to his
busy law practice, Geoff has been a dedicated volunteer
for Duke and Duke Law School. He has taught a Winter-
session course and has served as a member of the Duke Law
Alumni Association Board of Directors, an attorney mentor
in the Start-Up Ventures Clinic, and as Co-Chair of the
Duke Law Club of the Triangle. He also has been active
in the community in various non-profit board positions,
including six years as a member (two as chair) of the
Board of Trustees of the Ronald McDonald House of Durham
and Wake.