Conference Speakers

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Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum

Alberta Arthurs, Consultant and Senior Fellow at The Brademus Center of New York University

Alexandra Wheeler, Deputy Director for Advancement at the Whitney Museum

Anna von Gehr, Chief Officer for Advancement and External Affairs at The Ringling Museum of Art

Anthony Calnek, Worldwide Director of Media Services at Sotheby’s

Arthur Cohen, CEO and co-founder of LaPlaca Cohen

Christa Clarke, Senior Curator, Arts of Global Africa at the Newark Museum and President, Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC)

Christine O’Neill Singer, Consulting Vice President at Grenzebach, Glier & Associates

Christopher Stevens, Chief of Advancement at the Walker Art Center

Colleen Kelly, Senior Director, Advancement and Communications at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Elizabeth Easton, Co-founder and Director at the Center for Curatorial Leadership

Gay Young, Vice President of Donor Services at The New York Community Trust

Heather Meyer, Director of Partnership Development at Navigate Research

James Hackney, Senior Director of Development at Yale Divinity School

John Easley, Chief Advancement Officer at The Cleveland Museum of Art

Katharine DeShaw, Deputy Director, Advancement and External Relations at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Karen Brooks Hopkins, Senior Fellow in Residence at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Fellow of the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at Southern Methodist University

Laura MacDonald, CFRE, President & Founder of Benefactor Group

Lisa Key, Chief Development Officer at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum

Lynne LaMarca Heinrich, Senior Consultant and Principal, Marts & Lundy

Marc Porter, Chairman at Christie’s Americas

Marina Cashdan, Creative Director and Head of Editorial at Artsy

Martin Duus, Vice President for Development at the Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York

Maryann Jordan, Chief Operating Officer at The Shed

Mason Granger, Director of Grants at The Hearst Foundations

Megan Riley, Director of External Affairs at The Bass Museum of Art

Michael J. Cooney, Partner, Nixon Peabody

Nina McN. Diefenbach, Senior Vice President and Deputy Director for Advancement at The Barnes Foundation

Peter Dillon, Head, Global Art Sponsorship, UBS AG

Sandy Chamberlain, Retired Deputy Director for External Affairs, Phoenix Art Museum

Shannon Darrough, Director of Digital Media at MoMA

Sofie Andersen, Director of Digital Media at the Whitney Museum

Susan Fisher, Director of Collection at the Brooklyn Museum

Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem