LOS ANGELES, (CelebrityAccess) — Los Angeles based performing arts facility The Music Center has announced the appointment of Valentine Kang Gelman as senior vice president of advancement at the venue, starting March 1st.
Gelman, who starts in her new post on March 1st, will be responsible for developing and implementing fundraising program that expands on the center's traditional donor base with regards to both institutional and individuald doners.
Gelman joins The Music Center after a 17-year career with Cambridge in America, the U.S. fundraising arm of Cambridge University and its 31 independent Colleges, where she served as director of campaign programs and advancement resources and director of development relations.
"I am honored to join The Music Center, whose commitment to artistic excellence is without comparison," Gelman said. "Couple that commitment with Rachel's passion and drive to reach broader, more diverse audiences with new, innovative arts experiences, and The Music Center has a wonderful opportunity to excite current funders, as well as generate a new means of support," she added. – Staff Writers