Founder | Host
Kirt Jacobs is the host and producer of MoxieTalk, a talk show that gives an intimate look into the courage, character and defining moments of today’s most inspiring individuals.
In 2005, Kirt Jacobs conceived an interview talk show to showcase the vision and influence of local leaders and launched Leadership Landscape in partnership with MetroTV. Over 215 guests have been featured on this unique TV forum including leaders from the world of politics, business, sports, entertainment, art, community activism, and philanthropy.
Today, MoxieTalk is a multimedia platform that continues this unique and intimate format on a national scale.
Kirt previously served as an Associate Director of Development for the Sigma Chi Foundation. Based in Louisville, Kirt oversaw the states of AL, KY, MS, NC, TN, WV, and VA.
Kirt has extensive experience in both the private and public sector. He has over 25+ years of experience in the real estate industry and has closed over $20 million dollars in transactions during his career. Kirt also served as an economic development officer for Louisville Metro Government from 2003-2011 where he worked on a multitude of local economic development projects.
Kirt is the recipient of numerous awards including the Young Professional Association of Louisville’s Most Valuable Young Professional, Business First’s 40 Under 40, Leadership Louisville and Bingham Fellows. He was also named a Louisville Connector.
Kirt received his BS in Finance, minor in theater both in 1994 from the University of Kentucky. In 2002, he received a certificate in business and management of entertainment with a specialization in marketing and distribution of feature films from UCLA extension.
Kirt is an active supporter of various community organizations including the American Red Cross, Metro United Way, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Louisville Downtown Rotary Chapter and The Olmsted Parks Conservatory.