Arts Ignite (formerly Artists Striving to End Poverty) / 2022 – Present

Arts Ignite (formerly Artists Striving to End Poverty) / 2022 – Present

  • Executive Director of international arts education organization

Theatre Forward (formerly National Corporate Theatre Fund)/ 2015-2022

  • Director of Development
  • Manages all fundraising activities for a service organization supporting advancement activities for 19 leading regional theatres
  • Launched the organization’s first patrons programs increasing donor base 15 % over one year
  • Secured six-figures contributions from AT&T, Bank of America, The Hearst Foundations
  • Funded a $1 million campaign to advance Equity, Diversity and Inclusion efforts at the theatres
  • Secured over $1 million of emergency funding for COVID-19

Interschool Orchestras of New York/2019

  • Events Management consultant for benefit honoring Jazz legend Howard Johnson

St. Ann’s Warehouse/ 2013-2014

  • Interim Director of Major Gifts

Brooklyn Historical Society/ 2014

  • Membership and Direct Mail consultant

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music/ 2014-2015

  • Development consultant

New York City Mission Society / 2009-2013

  • Interim Director of Development
  • Provided a comprehensive annual fundraising and communications plan
  • Managed the first benefit which raised over $ 1 million for the organization
  • Oversaw the launch of a capital campaign and the Bicentennial celebrations
  • Produced the organization’s first direct mail acquisition campaign

The Tony Randall Theatrical Fund / 2009-2012

  • Advised on making the most effective grants to serve theater companies in the New York tri-state area
  • Provided long-term grant making strategy

Theatre Development Fund/2012-2013

  • Provided strategic plan for direct mail campaigns

Friends of the High Line/ 2011

  • Conducted membership audit
  • Advised on new individual giving strategic plan

Save the Chimps/2011-2014

  • Advised Board of Directors on Direct Mail campaigns

The Music Store / 2010

  • Provided comprehensive business plan for new venture

The Actors Center / 2009

  • Devised strategy to launch and fund the first Lloyd Richards Fellowship aimed at training actors of color to take position at the nation’s top acting conservatories
  • Advised on the marketing and fundraising campaign to launch the “Week of the Actor” initiative

The Studio Museum in Harlem / 2008

  • Increased membership by 12% in six months by restructuring the Museum’s benefits and donor events to match industry standards
  • Overhauled the fundraising database to improve efficiency and provide reliable current and future income analysis

New York Theatre Workshop / 2004 – 2008

  • Directed all contributed income activities for this off-Broadway theater company
  • Increased contributed income from all sources by 35% over three fiscal years
  • Launched the theater’s Youth Education programs for high school students
  • Curated over 30 public programs on topics ranging from “Contemporary Documentary Theater” to “Building Energy Sustainable Theaters”