Alessandra DiGiusto, Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, Elected to Americans for the Arts Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, announced today that Alessandra DiGiusto has joined its Board of Directors. Elected to the Board of Directors on June 18, DiGiusto has already begun her service with Americans for the Arts. On June 20, she was a featured speaker at the release of the BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts.
“We are thrilled that Ms. DiGiusto is joining our Board of Directors,” said Bob Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts. “Her leadership at Deutsche Bank, the Arts and Business Council and with the arts community in New York shows a commitment to the arts locally and a true understanding of the vital role they play in communities across the country.”
Alessandra DiGiusto has held the positions of chief administrative officer and director of Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation since 2003. She oversees DB Fine Art Americas and the grantmaking activities for the Foundation responsible for all marketing, public relations, legal, compliance, operations, financial and tax planning. She also manages the art sponsorships and grantmaking for the Americas.
Ms. DiGiusto was managing director and head of the Marketing Group of Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management in the U.S. She created and managed the department responsible for all brand strategy, internet development, public relations, communications, events, consumer research, database marketing and segmentation programs. She also co-developed the signature Wealth with Responsibility program overseeing the philanthropic and family advisory relationships. Prior to this position, she supervised the integrated marketing unit for DB Alex. Brown Brokerage and Private Banking and was head of Global Business Development at Bankers Trust Private Banking. Prior to joining Bankers Trust, she was a vice president at Citicorp Investment Services and was also a vice president at Citibank's Consumer Bank responsible for affluent segment marketing. Previously, she worked at Shearson Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch.
Ms. DiGiusto received a B.A. from Oberlin College and an M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the Stern School of Business at New York University. She is the recipient of the Citibank Service Excellence Award, Oberlin College Outstanding Alumni Service Award, Deutsche Bank Diversity Leadership Award. She is a board member of the Bronx Museum and Arts and Business Council, and serves on Deutsche Bank’s Steering Committee for Women. She formerly was a board member of Greenhope Services for Women and West Side YMCA, Executive Member of the Financial Women’s Association, and served on the Executive and the Admissions Advisory Boards for Oberlin College.
Americans for the Arts is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America. With offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, it has a record of more than 50 years of service. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Additional information is available at www.AmericansForTheArts.org.